Attorney For People Injured Because Of A Surgical Mistake

It is no surprise that great risk accompanies surgery. This stressful situation can get even worse if the procedure is done incorrectly, ending in devastation for the patient. If something goes wrong, you have the right to know why it happened and you deserve compensation for the harm you endured because of the medical professional’s negligence.

At Bart Durham Injury Law, our team of experienced lawyers will help you recover full and fair money damages for your injuries. Our medical malpractice attorneys are equipped to help you during this difficult time.

Lawyer For People Injured While Under Anesthesia

Even though this pain-blocking method is considered effective and safe, anesthesiologists can make errors that may result in serious complications.

Our partners at Bart Durham Injury Law are no strangers to medical malpractice cases, and we will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the full and fair compensation you are entitled to for injuries caused due to an anesthesiologist’s mistake.

Anesthesia Errors

When anesthesia is administered, it is the anesthesiologist’s and the nurse anesthesiologist’s job to monitor the patient during the time they are incapacitated during the surgery. Some errors may be:

  • Failing to monitor the patient’s condition
  • Administering the incorrect medication during dosage
  • Failing to recognize any complications
  • Failing to provide the patient with preoperative and postoperative instructions
  • Failing to monitor the patient’s oxygen

These mistakes may not seem like they can cause irreparable damage, but they can. It is imperative for an anesthesiologist to closely monitor the patient to make sure no harm is done, thus avoiding the ramifications of a medical malpractice case.

Resulting Injuries

If the anesthesiologist fails to operate under the proper standard of care when it comes to anesthesia administration, serious damage can occur. The most common injuries that happen include:

  • Strokes
  • Blindness
  • Nerve damage
  • Respiratory damage
  • Blood clots
  • Paralysis
  • Brain damage
  • Coma
  • Death

The outcome of an anesthesia error can be catastrophic, for the patient and family alike. If you find yourself in this unnerving situation, do not try to go it alone. Our experienced attorneys will fight on your behalf.

Strong Representation In A Medical Malpractice Case

Each medical malpractice case is unique and must be examined meticulously. With the help of one of our attorneys at Bart Durham Injury Law, we can show you the three elements necessary in a successful malpractice case:

  • Breach of duty. We will prove that the surgeon’s work fell below the standard of care owed to the patient.
  • Injury. We will prove that you suffered an injury due to the negligence of the surgeon.
  • Damages. We will prove that you sustained a long-lasting, negative outcome from the surgical procedure, physically, psychologically, emotionally and/or financially.

Types Of Surgical Errors

Common surgical errors that our attorneys have experience with that are a result of medical malpractice are:

  • Anesthesia errors
  • Accidental damage done to surrounding ligaments, tendons, muscles and tissues
  • Surgical instruments left inside of patient
  • Avoidable infection
  • Internal bleeding
  • Operating on the wrong patient
  • Poor outcome after surgery

Some of the consequences of these surgical errors could result in the loss or use of a limb, permanent disfigurement, brain damage, persistent infections and death.

Don’t Hesitate To Get The Help You Need

To discuss your surgical error or another injury due to medical malpractice claim, call our offices at 615-242-9000 or Toll Free at 800-844-1712 or contact us by email to arrange a free case evaluation with an attorney. Our entire team is here to help. Our law firm accepts cases on a contingency fee basis — you owe no attorney fee unless you recover money in a settlement or jury verdict. Se habla Español.