While blood transfusion mistakes may not frequently occur, they are still a risk factor for anyone facing a medical procedure or surgery. Patients trust that doctors and other medical professional will do their job without causing further injury.Unfortunately, blood transfusion mistakes can happen and when they do, they often lead to devastating consequences.Hepatitis C is the most common blood transfusion mistake. Hepatitis C is a serious disease as it can lead to the need for a liver transplant. Unfortunately, an individual who has this disease may not even know it. It can sometimes take decades before Hepatitis C turns into liver disease. Statistics show that the chances of developing Hepatitis C in the United States from a blood transfusion are 1 in 121,000. While that number may not be particularly high, the risk is still too great to ignore. If someone who does not know they have Hepatitis C donates their blood, the chance of that blood being used in a blood transfusion is 1 in 103,000.Hepatitis C is a serious disease. If you have acquired Hepatitis C or any other type of disease because of a blood transfusion mistake, you should immediately contact an Aurora medical malpractice lawyer. Medical negligence can lead to serious injuries or death. If you have are the victim of a blood transfusion error, you should speak with an Aurora medical malpractice attorney. They will work on you behalf to help you recover damages that you may be entitled to for your injuries Contacting an Aurora Medical Malpractice LawyerAt the Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C, our Aurora medical malpractice lawyers will examine all aspects of your claim, determine liability and aggressively pursue the full amount of compensation due to you or your loved one for any injuries or loss of life as the result of medical malpractice. Contact us today for a no-cost case evaluation – 312-263-1080.