A patient had tissue loss caused by smoking after surgery. Her response? Sue her surgeon. Hopefully the courts in England will act with a greater sense of justice than they often do in America, though Great Britian has become such a nanny state that they may be allowing its citizens to shirk individual responsibility even more so than in America.

Perhaps worse of all is that this surgeon has his named dragged through the press labeled as “botching” an operation.

A surgery isn’t botched because a patient smokes after rhinoplasty surgery and impairs her healing. In a decent world he should at least be able to sue for defamation.

Here’s the full story: Scandal of cosmetic surgeon struck off after a string of botched ops who can now operate again WITHOUT restriction

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