Uterus Branding Lawsuit - page 3

Nine women are asking to join a lawsuit against a surgeon accused of branding the initials of his alma mater -- the University of Kentucky -- onto a patient's uterus during a hysterectomy. I just... Read More

  1. by   emily_mom
    Good anatomy lesson there, Heather!

    Like everyone else has said, I wouldn't give a cr*p what they did with it as long as it was out.

    Do you think she thinks her uterus went through pain and suffering b/c it was branded?

  2. by   EE2NP
    Heather, thanks I didn't know what I was looking at.

    I guess this is another instance where tort reform is needed. IMO

    What happens next? The lawyers will be suing for pain/suffering/etc because something got biopsied?? This craziness has got to stop. No wonder costs are so high and deserving people like nurses don't get the pay raises they deserve.

  3. by   ERNurse752

    What a buncha hooey...
  4. by   Furball
    My surgeon didnt have the respect to give my poor appendix a moment of silence in the OR...waaaaaaaa
  5. by   KC CHICK
    I agree.....these women are looking for a way to get rich quick.
    The only pain and suffering they endured is the post-surgical suffering they expected when they signed the surgery consent.
    Who gives a rats behind what happened to the uterus?....was to be destroyed and never seen again, or missed for that matter.

  6. by   Teshiee
    Why give a reason for someone to get money from you? I really don't know what to make of it. The way people are sue happy I would never do something like that. Sounds like a lack of common sense on the surgeon's part.
    Originally posted by Teshiee
    Sounds like a lack of common sense on the surgeon's part.
    But should she get millions for that? It wasn't illegal, or even unethical to me.

  8. by   emily_mom
    Maybe she wanted to bring it home in a jar and put it on the mantle. I mean, how would they know it was hers if it had someone else's initials on it????