Louisville Surgical Errors Lawyers
Whether your surgery is elective or necessary, there are many different risks and side effects that every patient is warned about before the procedure. Unfortunately, there are also many risks that the patient may not be warned about. In particular, this is true of the unpredictable consequences of surgeons and medical professionals making mistakes in the operating room due to inexcusable negligence. Surgical errors have the potential to cause a patient extensive and needless suffering.
As the victim of a surgical team’s mistakes, you may be entitled to pursue financial compensation for additional medical bills, pain and suffering, and other considerations. To learn more about your legal rights and the potential benefits of seeking a medical malpractice lawsuit, contact the Louisville surgical error lawyers of Sampson Law Firm by calling 502-584-5050.
Common Surgical Errors
Surgery is typically pursued as a last option due to the associated risks, invasive nature of treatment, and the expense. This makes it critically important that the medical professionals who are entrusted with this responsibility do not needlessly harm the patients in their care. Regrettably, surgical errors are alarmingly common, with thousands of patients being hurt in this manner each year in the United States. The following are representative of surgical errors for which legal action may be warranted:
- Wrong site surgery
- Surgery on the wrong patient
- Incorrect surgical procedure
- Mishandling of surgical instruments
- Foreign objects inside body cavity
- Improper suturing
- Post-surgical complications
The skilled and experienced Louisville personal injury attorneys of Sampson Law Firm are prepared to assist you in your effort to hold negligent medical professionals accountable for the harm that they have caused you. Contact us today at 502-584-5050 to discuss your potential case.