Even with today's modern medical facilities, experienced surgeons, and state-of-the-art equipment and services, every surgical procedure involves some form of risk. For many patients, everything usually proceeds as expected. For many others, however, surgical mistakes or errors during surgery can leave individuals and families with questions about exactly what went wrong, how it could have been prevented, and who is responsible for their injury or loss. From surgery performed on the wrong part of the body to failing to diagnose and treat infections after even a routine surgical procedure, finding an experienced medical malpractice lawyer to aggressively pursue a surgical negligence claim can make a huge difference in the outcome of a case. Some of the most common incidents that lead to litigation over a surgical error include:
All medical professionals, including surgeons, are expected to adhere to standards, best practices and protocols involving safe medical treatment for their patients. Deviations from these accepted standards can result in tragic consequences for people who put their trust in doctors, surgeons, nurses and anesthesiologists in operating rooms throughout the country. Our goal is to determine where the standards of care were compromised, by whom and why. Whether the injury occurred before, during or after a surgical procedure, our skilled lawyer will conduct a meticulous investigation of the surgical mistake, including:
Our firm has the experience, resources and commitment to take on big hospitals and their insurance carriers. We personally select each case to ensure that our clients receive our utmost commitment and the best possible opportunity for a favorable outcome. From the outset of a case, we listen carefully to our client's concerns and objectives, provide honest answers to their questions, and ultimately put together a viable strategy for helping them seek the justice and fair compensation they deserve. If you have been injured due to a surgical mistake and would like to discuss your legal options with an experienced personal injury advocate, contact our office to schedule a free case evaluation.