While victims of medical malpractice are frequently older and close to retirement, others are young and at the very beginning of their adult lives. Young adults usually have dreams and goals for their careers and private, all of which can be dashed by an incompetent physician.
That is what a former college football star is alleging happened to him. The athlete once dreamed of playing in the NFL, but that never happened after he underwent failed spinal surgery in 2010. He says his surgeon is to blame because he operated on the wrong spinal disc, according to a news report.