Doctors accidentally leave 3 teeth inside man’s leg after trampoline accidentBy Mason White 3:08 PM October 21, 2014
|Daniel Rigby and Peter Walsh|
By: Wayne Morin
A man filed a lawsuit against a hospital in the United Kingdom, after doctors left three teeth inside his leg, according to court documents in London.
The incident began when the man’s friend embedded his teeth in the victim’s leg while jumping on a trampoline.
29-year-old Daniel Rigby of Pollards Hill, has suffered debilitating knee swelling since the incident. The Croydon University Hospital failed to extract the three teeth, which have caused a serious infection, the plaintiff said.
Rigby was laying on his trampoline while playing with his iPad when Peter Walsh, his best friend, came to join him. Walsh jumped onto the trampoline and jokingly tried to kick him off.
However, his face slammed into Rigby’s knee and he lost consciousness. A friend put the two into a taxi, which took them to the hospital.
At the hospital, doctors stitched up Rigby’s leg and sent him home. Later that day, a nurse looked at Rigby’s leg, which seemed infected.
Rigby went to a different hospital, where doctors opened his wound and removed three teeth.