If you or a loved one suffered a Surgical Error, our medical malpractice lawyers can help you win your case.
Throughout the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. areas, patients are dealing with errors committed by negligent surgeons. Mistakes in the operating room or during preparatory procedures can lead to major errors that cause significant damage. Common examples may include, but are not limited to:
These and many other types of mistakes can cause you — as the patient — severe injuries. You may also end up dealing with high financial costs, pain, and disruptions for the rest of your life.
If you were injured due to a botched procedure or surgical mistakes, a surgical error attorney can help get the compensation you deserve.
Surgical errors are a type of medical malpractice claim. To successfully win a surgical error lawsuit, you and your attorney must prove that medical mistakes did indeed occur during your procedure. Medical malpractice lawsuits pursue negligent medical professionals for their mistakes. It takes specific evidence of how a surgical mistake occurred to prove the doctor was negligent.
Medical malpractice lawsuits utilize a reasonable standard of care to measure a doctor’s conduct. This is determined by factoring in the:
Surgical error cases deserve quality representation by a knowledgeable lawyer. You can pursue your claim with confidence by speaking to one of our Maryland surgical error lawyers or one of our attorneys based in Washington, D.C.
Thousands of people are hurt or killed by surgical mistakes each year. These negligent errors typically occur as a result of the doctor’s inattention or carelessness in the operating room. Here are some specific reasons why surgical errors happen.
Illegible handwriting, insufficient explanations, or even mishearing directions can lead to surgical errors. Medical staff and the surgeon must understand how to communicate effectively to avoid mistakes. Many hospitals create protocols to enhance communication. Some do not or employees fail to follow these protocols. Poor communication could be the reason you suffered medical malpractice.
A surgeon may not be prepared to handle your particular procedure. Doctors are expected to be competent in the surgeries they perform. If they have inadequate skills for the task, you may suffer debilitating injuries as a result of their incompetence. This is often the fault of both the surgeon and the hospital administration.
A medical malpractice case seeks compensation for surgical errors that hurt you physically, financially, and emotionally. This compensation may help you get back on your feet following an injury. It includes, but is not limited to:
Proper evidence of the doctor’s negligence may win you compensation. A substantial jury award or settlement can help repair the harms you suffered due to surgical errors
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If you think you have a surgical errors claim, you should speak with a qualified medical malpractice attorney right away. Our attorneys have proven track records of success and can see your case all the way through. We can help you figure out what happened and whether you have a potentially successful claim.
A skilled Maryland surgical error lawyer or one based in Washington, D.C., is here to help you seek compensation for your injuries.
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