Surgical Error Injury Attorneys, DE & MD
Surgeries in Delaware and Maryland area are very common. These surgeries can be cosmetic, elective, medically necessary and even emergency surgeries. It is often implied and assumed that even with risky surgeries you will be taken care of and your doctor and their team will do their best to safely complete the procedure. This is not always the case however as sometimes accidental surgical errors may occur which can have drastic effects on your life. If you or a loved one have been the victim of a surgical error in DE or MD connect with our skilled surgical error injury lawyers.
If you have been the victim of medical malpractice, medical negligence or a surgical error it is important that you speak with the Wilmington Delaware Surgical Error Attorneys at Shelsby & Leoni P.A.. Contact them at 302-995-6210 or 410-385-5612 to discuss your case.
Common Surgeries Resulting In Surgeon Negligence
-Gastric bypass surgery
-Ankle, knee, hip, shoulder, elbow and wrist surgeries
-Cesarean Sections (C-sections) and vaginal childbirth
-Eye, LASIK and other vision surgeries
In addition to almost every surgical procedure posing a malpractice or negligence risk there are many types of actual surgical errors that can occur. Some of these can be:
- Performing Incorrect Procedure
- Performing an Unnecessary Procedure
- Poor Technical Execution During Procedure
- Leaving Instruments in Body After Procedure
- Unnecessary Infection After Surgery
- Anesthesia Errors
- Medication Errors Pre-Op and Post-Op
- Operating on Incorrect Body Part
Repercussions of Surgical Errors
Being the victim of a surgical error can change your life forever. An incorrect or unnecessary procedure can leave you hospitalized much longer than needed. You may require additional surgeries to repair the damage done during the initial surgery. Some times, illness or even wrongful death can result from a surgical error in Delaware or Maryland.
Determining Liability in a Surgical Error Case
There may be numerous parties or entities that may be legally responsible for your injuries sustained in the surgical error. The doctor and medical team, including the anesthesiologist, physician assistant and nurses may be held liable. The hospital or medical facility, its parent or umbrella company may also be liable. In the case of a defective medical product or device the manufacturer can be responsible. A skilled Newark Delaware Surgical Error Attorney will identify any liable parties and make them accountable legally.
Contact Our Baltimore Maryland Surgical Error Lawyer
It makes sense to consult with a skilled Baltimore County Maryland Surgical Error Attorney as soon as possible after your surgical complications or injury. The Wilmington, DE Medical Procedure Error Lawyers at Shelsby & Leoni P.A. will work on your behalf and make sure that your legal rights are protected while you focus on getting healthy again. They will strive to get you the full, fair and just compensation for your pain, suffering, lost wages and all other means of compensation you are entitled to. Call the Annapolis, Maryland surgeon negligence attorneys at Shelsby & Leoni P.A. at 302-995-6210 or 410-385-5612 to discuss your Delaware or Maryland Surgical Malpractice claim. You may also email a Baltimore Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyer here.