Surgical Instrument Errors

Delaware Surgical Instrument Error Lawyers

Leaving Instruments in Body After Surgery Attorneys Delaware

When you undergo surgery, whether elective or medically necessary, you expect that you will be properly cared for and that no detail will be overlooked. This is not always the case as many times surgical errors or surgical mistakes occur during surgeries in Delaware. A possible, and potentially life threatening, surgical error is having surgical tools or instruments left inside the body. If you have been the victim or a surgical error or surgical mistake involving leaving surgical tools inside the surgical site you should speak with a Delaware Surgical Instrument Mistake Attorney immediately.

Contact the Delaware Failure To Remove Surgical Tool Lawyers at Shelsby & Leoni P.A. to discuss your rights. They have offices in Delaware and Baltimore, Maryland. Call their Wilmington, Delaware surgical tool malpractice law office at 302-995-6210. You can dial their Baltimore, Maryland surgical instrument malpractice law office at 410-385-5612.

Common Surgical Instruments Left Inside Patient After Surgery

Almost any type of surgical tool or surgical instrument used during a procedure can be left inside the pateint’s body. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Scalpels
  • Scalpel blades
  • Needles
  • Sponges/Towels
  • Tubing
  • Forceps
  • Surgical retractors
  • Needle holders

Any of these instruments, as well as others, can cause severe injuries, health complications and wrongful death if they are sewn inside the body following surgery. Injuries due to failing to properly remove surgical tools may entitle you to benefits and compensation. Let the Christiana Delaware Surgical Malpractice Lawyers at Shelsby & Leoni fight to get you the benefits you deserve for your injuries, pain, suffering and lost wages due to missing work.

Call Shelsby & Leoni for a Free Consultation

The Wilmington Delaware Surgical Instrument Malpractice Lawyers at Shelsby & Leoni offer free consultations to Delaware and Maryland medical malpractice victims. Call them today at 302-995-6210 or 410-385-5612. You can also click here to email the Lewes Delaware Surgical Mistake Attorneys at Shelsby & Leoni.