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Surgery Mistakes Lawsuit Attorneys

Our Cody, Wyoming Law Firm Handles Surgical Error Cases

All surgical procedures carry an element of risk and sometimes complications are unavoidable. However, incidents of surgical error are all too common, with surgical mistakes causing serious injuries to numerous patients each year. In some cases, these errors can lead to a wrongful death. Surgeons and doctors are ethically and legally required to practice to acceptable standards. Anything less may result in a viable claim of negligence and medical malpractice.

Injuries to patients caused by the negligent actions of a surgeon are extremely serious and can occur in the surgical arena or during the pre- or post-operation phase.

Common Surgery Mistakes

  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Paralysis
  • Limb loss or amputation
  • Nerve damage
  • Organ damage
  • Blood clots
  • Infections

Common Types of Surgery Mistakes

Despite major advances in modern medicine and improvements to surgical process, some surgeons still fail to practice the minimum acceptable level of medical standards. The most common types of error include:

  • Anesthesia errors
  • Leaving surgical instruments inside the body
  • Performing the wrong procedure
  • Operating on the wrong patient
  • Operating on the wrong part of the body
  • Inadvertently puncturing or lacerating organs
  • Medication errors
  • Failure to treat a post-operative conditions, i.e., infection, bowl perforation and pulmonary embolism

Bringing a successful claim for surgical malpractice can be extremely difficult.  Seldom will a doctor, surgeon or medical facility admit negligence or any wrongdoing. Obtaining satisfactory answers can be almost impossible. If you suspect that you or a loved one have been injured as a result of surgical malpractice, then is vitally important that you contact an experienced surgical malpractice attorney as soon as possible.

Experienced Surgery Mistakes Lawsuit Attorneys

We have handled thousands of high-profile medical malpractice claims over the last 30 years, including recovery of millions of dollars in damages for individuals seriously injured as a result of medical negligence, including as a result surgical error. Our team of medically-qualified trial attorneys and nurse consultants are able to quickly and effectively evaluate your claim. As in all medical malpractice lawsuits, your time to file a claim is limited.

We work on a percentage fee basis. It costs our clients nothing out-of-pocket to move forward with their claim, as our fees are based on any settlement recovered.

Contact us today with your Wyoming Surgery Mistakes Lawsuit questions. For a free consultation with one of our award-winning lawyers, call us at 307-527-7891 or email us.

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