Holding Surgeons Responsible for Negligence
Surgeons are among the most skilled members of the medical profession. These individuals must be able to make a number of important decisions within a brief period of time. Further, surgeons must be technically proficient when operating on a patient. Although many lives are saved every year due to the skill of these professionals, some people are not so fortunate.
There are risks involved with every type of surgery, and not every kind of bad result in surgery is necessarily malpractice. If you were harmed in a surgical procedure and have reason to believe that the negligence of a surgeon was the cause, it is important to talk to a surgical errors lawyer. The Elgin, Illinois, law firm of Brady & Jensen has represented injured people across the Chicagoland area. We are fully committed to helping victims of medical malpractice recover the compensation they need.
Surgical errors can take on many forms, such as:
- Wrong site surgery or operating on the wrong organ or body part
- Leaving foreign objects inside the body
- Anesthesia errors
- Nicking nerves, arteries or other body parts
- Infections after the surgery
In the worst cases, surgical errors can lead to death. Our medical malpractice attorneys will review the evidence to determine whether the surgeon or others involved in your surgery breached their duty to you. If there is negligence, we will demand your full measure of damages for your lost income, medical expenses and other damages. For example, you will likely require additional surgeries to undo the damage of the surgical error. Whether your case is eventually resolved in litigation or in settlement negotiations, you can take heart knowing that we will work tirelessly to build a case that compensates you for all of your damages.
When you are ready to speak to us, we are ready to speak to you. Call our law firm toll free at 866-930-2063 or e-mail us today to schedule your free initial consultation.