Patients place absolute trust in surgeons to operate safely, and there is little room for error. Surgeons and their support staff are human, and mistakes are made, but avoidable surgical errors are all too common and can have disastrous results. If you or a loved one have suffered serious injuries resulting from a surgical error, our Yonkers surgical error attorneys are here to help.
If you or someone you love has been seriously harmed as a result of a surgical mistake made before, during, or after a surgical procedure, contact Lever & Ecker, PLLC. Our Yonkers team of surgical errors lawyers can help you recover the compensation that you and your family deserve. With more than 27 years of experience, our law firm has the knowledge, legal advice, skill, and resources to successfully take on the most complicated of surgical and medical malpractice claims.
New York surgical error lawsuits typically involve a number of complex legal issues, including as to medical issues, which require experts, evidence, insurance, and legal issues such as the statute of limitations (time limit for filing a lawsuit). A Yonkers medical malpractice attorney with experience handling these types of medical malpractice cases understands the unique issues and has the resources to build a strong case. All of your legal needs will be taken care of for you, from the initial investigation of the surgical error and identification of potentially responsible parties, through negotiations with insurance companies and, ultimately if necessary, trial.
There are many different ways for surgical errors to injure a patient, and most commonly they are caused by:
Not all failed surgeries are caused by surgical errors. For there to be a surgical error, it must involve a surgeon failing to follow the appropriate standard of care. Surgical errors are preventable mistakes, whereas complications may be described as adverse events caused by pre-existing factors that were outside the doctor’s control. Patients can vary in their susceptibility to complications from surgical procedures since each one differs in their health, habits, and immunity or healing power. A surgical error or mistake, however, assumes there was a lapse of either quality or control by the surgeon, not keeping with normal expectations.
At Lever & Ecker, PLLC, our law firm is dedicated to helping victims of personal injury and surgical errors recover what was lost. Our law firm helps recover medical expenses in the State of New York and hold those that a Contact us today by calling (914) 288-9191 or (718) 933-3632 to arrange a free consultation.