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The time following a surgery can be very stressful, and that feeling of distress is only amplified when you are a victim of a surgical injury. If you are considering whether or not you have a case for a surgical malpractice claim, it is important to seek legal advice right away, as prompt action will help surgical malpractice lawyers succeed on your behalf.
Surgical malpractice lawyers are experienced in the precise area of law that addresses cases of surgery malpractice and surgery negligence claims. Surgery negligence claims are very complicated, challenging to substantiate, and difficult to litigate. Seeking out the services of experienced surgical malpractice lawyers should be made a top priority. If you or someone you know has been affected by surgical errors or surgical injury, contact us today and consult with one of the surgical malpractice lawyers at Neinstein LLP.
The surgical malpractice lawyers at Neinstein LLP know how taxing this stressful time can be. This is why we offer legal consultations at no upfront cost to you, and stand by our promise to only apply a fee to successful claims. To request a consultation with a surgical malpractice lawyer, simply call our office or complete the form online.
In the fragile human body, even slight surgical errors can evolve into significant health concerns. From simple and routine to complex and lengthy, all surgeries carry potential risks to patient safety. To minimize the frequency and impact of those risks, many specially trained people work together, including surgeons, anaesthesiologists, operating room nurses, and recovery room staff. These people are also trained to ensure that where a complication arises, it is identified and treated as quickly as possible.
Substandard healthcare includes mistakes like surgical errors, and may result in claims of surgeon malpractice. Even though healthcare staff are specially trained to monitor a patient’s progress and identify and treat complications as they arise, the reality is that errors and oversights can and do occur.
Healthcare professionals have the same obligations and responsibilities to every patient, so every patient deserves their highest degree of attention, whether a patient is undergoing compulsory or elective surgery. Medical malpractice also covers cases involving plastic surgery malpractice and cosmetic surgery malpractice.
In the stages of considering surgery or planning for obligatory surgery, it is expected that your doctor describe the procedure in detail, and outline any possible complications. Some occurrences of surgeon malpractice arise when the patient is not properly advised of the potential dangers. Patients whose condition worsens after surgery may have grounds for a surgical malpractice claim, especially if the patient was not advised of this possible adverse impact.
In the days, weeks, and sometimes even months following a surgery, a patient should expect that healthcare staff will closely monitor their health condition. When there are sudden or unexpected changes in the patient’s condition, such changes need to be recognized promptly and appropriately monitored. The reality is that the proper attention is not always given, and oversights are made. Countless people have suffered following surgical injury and surgical errors. These people are owed a remedy to their suffering and a recompense for their loss.
How do people know if they have grounds to bring surgical error claims? To answer this question, you need to have a thorough understanding of the law applying to surgical error claims. You also need to have a working knowledge of the standard of care expected and required of healthcare professionals. There will also need to be proof of substandard care. Overall, surgical error claims are difficult to prove and litigate, which may leave many individuals feeling as though they have no means to secure the compensation they deserve. The surgical malpractice lawyers at Neinstein LLP are specialists in surgery negligence claims. One of the surgical malpractice lawyers at Neinstein LLP will advocate for you to secure a fair compensation in your case.
Surgical injury and surgical errors range widely in type and severity. Surgeon malpractice arises from such occurrences as surgeons forgetting to remove materials such as sponges, damage to another organ or membrane during an operation, deficiency in control for infection, and even improper surgical techniques. Each of these causes can lead to its own set of health issues, and only experienced surgery malpractice lawyers can properly counsel you and advocate for you to remedy the suffering and loss you’ve experienced.
A healthcare worker’s mistake can quickly escalate and result in grave repercussions for the patient and their family. Other surgical mistakes may take longer to become evident, but can lead to serious long-term damage or even death. A failure to operate in a timely way or subsequent failure of a surgical anastomosis can quickly lead to life threatening sepsis and other complications. A failure to recognize or respond to changes in the patient’s condition during surgery, such as a drop in blood pressure, can cause impairment of brain function or even death.
The surgical malpractice lawyers at Neinstein LLP have successfully handled many surgical negligence cases including general surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, and vascular surgery. We understand the medicine and we know the law. We can help you determine whether there is a basis for a claim and assist you in getting the compensation you deserve.
Victims of surgical malpractice have much to worry about. Following surgery, patients may have permanent physical damage, may be prevented from returning to work, and severe complications can cause death of the patient. Surgical malpractice lawyers at Neinstein LLP know the laws surrounding surgical malpractice, and what remunerations to seek on your behalf. Our surgical malpractice lawyers will endeavour to secure a fair compensation for you, and in doing so will treat you with the respect and empathy you deserve. Trust in the knowledge and experience of the lawyers at Neinstein LLP.
At Neinstein, we are proud to service all Ontarians in the field of medical malpractice. Call our office toll free at 1-844-920-4242, or complete our online contact form to setup a free, no obligation consultation with an experienced surgical malpractice lawyer.
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