Surprisingly, the majority of states do not require doctors to report surgery errors. As a result, an accurate count of surgical negligence is not possible.These errors include performing the incorrect procedure, operating on the wrong body part, puncturing internal organs, or even leaving instruments in the patient after the incisions have been sutured closed.
Have You Been Injured from a Surgical Procedure?
Americans count on hospitals to deal with urgent medical issues. Unfortunately, due to overcrowding and understaffing, potentially life-threatening mistakes can happen. When medical staff provides care below an acceptable standard, they have breached their duty to the patient. Victims of medical malpractice that are coping with the damage of such poor care should be compensated for their losses.
Contact Our Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Our New Orleans medical malpractice attorneys understand the complexity of surgical errors. Shirin Harrell and Eric Nowak will counsel and guide you through your case with expert knowledge while working to bring it to a speedy and just resolution. Shirin Harrell is also a registered nurse, giving her a valuable advantage understanding medical malpractice from surgery errors, misdiagnoses, and more.
If you have been the victim of medical malpractice, including emergency room negligence or surgery errors, contact our New Orleans medical malpractice lawyers today at (504) 522-7885 for a free consultation.