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Surgeon Negligence In Ohio
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When a surgeon operates on a patient in a condition or manner that is below the acceptable norm, innocent people can get hurt. Since surgery is an extremely precise area of medicine, one wrong move or careless action can severely hurt a patient. If you or a loved one has been harmed by a negligent surgeon, you may be entitled to recover a wide range of monetary damages with the assistance of a highly knowledgeable medical malpractice lawyer at Williams DeClark Tuschman Co. L.P.A.
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What Are The Forms Of Surgeon Negligence?
When a patient undergoes surgery, they are trusting that their physician will treat them with the highest levels of care and operate to the best of their ability. When this trust is betrayed, patients can endure a wide range of devastating injuries and side effects, including excruciating pain, infections, lasting disability and possible death.
Surgeon negligence can be manifested in any of the following actions:
- Inadvertently leaving instruments, sponges or needles inside a person’s body
- Operating under extreme physical or mental fatigue
- Operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Performing surgery on the wrong site
- Unintentionally lacerating internal organs
- Administering too much or too little anesthesia
- Performing unnecessary amputations
What Compensation Can I Recover?
If you have been injured as a result of a surgical error, you may be able to file a medical malpractice lawsuit in pursuit of compensation for your suffering. Since the exact amount of eligible damages varies depending on the severity of injuries suffered, it is imperative that you consult with an attorney from our firm to get a more accurate representation and determine your legal options. If successful, you may be able to recover compensation for the following:
- Medical expenses
- Physical therapy costs
- Lost wages
- Lost earning potential
- Pain and suffering
If a loved one should, unfortunately, pass away from injuries sustained during surgery, additional compensation can be pursued by filing a wrongful death claim on their behalf. A successful wrongful death claim can bring compensation for funeral costs, loss of companionship, lost future income and emotional distress.
Trust In A Firm With 100-Plus Years Of Experience
Nobody should have to endure the agony of a surgical error, and our firm’s knowledgeable lawyers are fully prepared to make every effort to maximize your chances of securing the compensation you deserve. Having recovered more than half a billion dollars on behalf of our clients, we have the necessary skills and passionate advocacy you need to help you get through this difficult time and ensure that the responsible parties are held accountable. Protecting the rights of our injured clients is our top priority, and we are willing to go the distance in the pursuit of securing a positive outcome for your situation.
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