Medical Malpractice: Surgical Mistakes
Multiple medical professionals must work together during surgery to ensure no complications or serious errors occur. A single mistake can lead to a lifetime of pain or even death. At Scout Law Group, we offer compassionate and experienced representation to individuals and families who have suffered physical and financial injuries due to a medical professional's negligence during surgery.
For over a decade, our attorneys have fought for the rights of people injured by medical mistakes. Call us today at 855-345-6777 to arrange a free consultation with an experienced surgery malpractice attorney in the Phoenix area.
Recovering Compensation After A Surgical Error
No amount of money can right the wrongs that you have suffered. However, bringing a lawsuit to recover financial compensation for your injuries will help you pay your medical bills, hold the negligent medical professional accountable for their errors, and help prevent similar mistakes from happening to someone else.
At Scout Law Group, our medical negligence lawyers handle cases involving all types of surgical errors, including the following:
- Damage to organs, nerves, or blood vessels
- Injury to the gallbladder
- Surgical instruments/ sponges left inside the patient
- Surgery at the wrong location on a patient
- Surgery on the wrong patient
- Mistakes during postoperative care
- Anesthesia errors during surgery
- Negligence causing pulmonary embolism and blood clots
Dedicated To Your Case
We are not the kind of law firm that handles your case like every other medical malpractice case. Our attorneys never take a cookie-cutter approach to our representation. We know your surgical malpractice case is unique, and your interests differ from another client's. We will handle your case with care, using your goals as the foundation upon which we build our case strategy.
If we take on your case, it is because we believe in its merits and will stand behind you every step of the way.
If you or a loved one has suffered injury as a result of a surgical mistake, you may be able to seek compensation for your damages through a medical malpractice lawsuit.
Surgical Mistakes FAQs
What is surgical malpractice, and how do I know if I have a case?
Surgical malpractice refers to medical negligence or errors that occur during a surgical procedure, resulting in harm to the patient. If you believe that you have been the victim of surgical malpractice, you may have a case if you can prove that the surgeon or other medical staff were negligent in their care and that this negligence caused you harm.
What common types of surgical mistakes can lead to malpractice cases?
There are many different types of surgical mistakes that can lead to malpractice cases. These can include errors during surgery, such as performing the wrong surgery or leaving foreign objects inside the patient's body. Other common types of surgical mistakes that can lead to malpractice cases include failures to diagnose or treat a medical condition correctly and failures to obtain knowledgeable consent from the patient before the surgery.
What should I do if I think I have a surgical malpractice case?
If you believe you have a surgical malpractice case, it is important to speak with one of our experienced medical malpractice attorneys as soon as possible. We can review your case's facts and advise you on your legal options. If you decide to pursue a claim, attorneys at Scout Law Group can help you gather evidence and build a solid chance to support your claim. It is also essential to remember that there are often time limits for bringing a medical malpractice claim, so it is important to act promptly.
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