Surgical Error

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Northeast Pennsylvania Surgical Error Attorneys

A surgical error can lead to severe injury, life-altering impairments, or even death. There are often times when surgical errors are undiscovered for months after the surgery. If you or someone you love has suffered a serious injury that resulted from a surgical error, you need immediate legal assistance. At OHDP Law, our attorneys are skilled in pursuing fair compensation for the victims of surgical complications and errors.

Negligence during surgery and surgical errors can result in life-threatening injuries, paralysis, and death. When you or someone you love suffers as the result of medical negligence during surgery, contact us for an immediate consultation.

What Defines A Surgery Error?

Even when a surgery does not go as planned, doctors and hospitals have procedures and protocols to ensure the health and safety of a patient undergoing an operation. When a surgery results in a serious or an unexplainable injury, it is often the result of negligence or a failure to implement proper procedures. We will fully investigate your case to identify every party potentially responsible for any injury or death.

Common Types of Surgical Errors

  • Laparoscopic surgery errors
  • Sepsis and infections related to surgery
  • Instruments or foreign objects left in body
  • Nerve or organ damage
  • Paralysis
  • Hospital negligence: failures in protocol and procedure
  • Wrongful death

What To Do

Litigation involving surgical errors can involve complex medical terminology and requires a solid understanding of anatomy and surgical procedures. Additionally, a case involving surgical errors will require experts in the field who can properly evaluate your case to analyze whether the surgical error is medical malpractice. We offer a full-service firm with the knowledge, resources, and practical experience necessary to proceed in your medical malpractice claim.

Contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced Pennsylvania lawyer who specializes in surgical errors. We will aggressively assert your rights and recover fair compensation for your legal claims.