Hospital Patient Sues for Misdiagnosis That Caused Unnecessary Surgery and Lung Removal

A hospital patient has sued his former doctors and their hospital in a medical malpractice lawsuit for mistaken diagnosis that lead to unnecessary surgery. The man was initially diagnosed with cancer and doctors told him he may die. The doctors then performed surgery to remove part of his lung that they claimed was cancerous. However, the patient now believes that the diagnosis was based on the medical information of another patient, not him, that was diagnosed with breast cancer. The medical malpractice lawsuit also claims that the doctors knew of the mistake after the surgery and failed to tell the patient.

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