Surgical Errors: Learn About Your Legal Rights
When you undergo surgery, you place a great deal of trust in the surgeon, operating room personnel and hospital. While every surgical procedure poses a certain amount of risk, you never expect that risk to involve negligence on the part of the surgeon, anesthesiologist or other medical professional.
If you or a family member suffered from surgical malpractice at a Connecticut hospital, resulting in a lifetime disability or even death, turn to the medical malpractice attorneys at Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC. Our firm’s lawyers will listen to the facts of your case and explain your options during an initial consultation. Call 203-285-3593 or 866-530-7228 today. Based near New Haven, we represent surgical error victims and their families throughout Connecticut.
Types Of Surgical Mistakes
Examples of surgical mistakes that may be classified as malpractice include:
- Administering improper anesthesia
- Operating on the wrong body part
- Leaving surgical tools or sponges in the patient
- Nicking an organ or vein during the procedure
- Failing to monitor the patient’s vitals
- Performing inadequate pre-op and post-op physicals
- Failing to recognize and treat complications
- Performing unnecessary surgery
- Administering improper medication
Regardless of the specific surgical error, we are fully prepared to stand up for the rights of our clients. While seeking fair compensation for your injuries, our attorneys explore all avenues of dispute resolution. However, our trial lawyers are at home in the courtroom and will not hesitate to litigate on your behalf.
In building your case, we will consult with medical experts who will carefully evaluate your case and explain how the doctor’s negligence violated the expected standard of care. Our goal is to help you obtain maximum compensation, as well as prevent others from experiencing the same injuries.
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If you suspect a surgical error resulted in a negative medical outcome, contact us online or call 203-285-3593 or 866-530-7228. Our lawyers have helped clients recover multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements and are ready to take fast action in the pursuit of your malpractice claim.
Our firm is near New Haven, in proximity to the intersection of I-91, I-95 and I-84. Evening and weekend appointments are available.
We handle surgical error cases on a contingency fee basis. That means you pay no legal fees until we get results for you.