Internal organ damage during surgical procedures can have devastating effects on patients and can cause serious health problems. Surgical errors are major causes of organ damage. Invariably, these errors are preventable.
Medical Malpractice Leading To Internal Organ Damage
Organ damage during surgery can be a result of:
- The surgeon making an incorrect incision either in the wrong location or making an incision that is too deep or too long
- Inadvertently puncturing or perforating organs
- Improperly repairing organs
- Medication errors
- Foreign object left in patient
- Negligent laparoscopic surgery
- Using the wrong surgical instruments
Injuries to organs vary from mild and unnoticeable to severe and fatal. Organ damage can cause significant physical, emotional and financial hardship.
Symptoms of organ damage include:
- Fever and chills
- Rapid heartbeat
- Pain in the area of the injured organ
Discovery Of Surgical Malpractice As The Cause Of Organ Damage
Sometimes, organ damage caused by a surgical procedure will be unnoticeable for a period of time, making it difficult for the patient to medical and legal assistance. We have a medical professional on staff who can quickly determine of your injury was caused by medical malpractice.
Certain injuries are a recognized risk of surgery, but studies show that an increasing amount of serious and fatal hospital errors are preventable. Our experienced medical malpractice attorneys will help you understand your case, and based on our history of recovering the highest medical malpractice verdicts in Maryland, give you a realistic sense of what your case might be worth to you in the hands of a top medical malpractice law firm.
Compensation For Your Organ Damage Caused By Surgical Negligence
If your surgery has been mishandled, call us today for a free consultation, or schedule our meeting online. Our attorneys have extensive experience in identifying medical negligence and an unparalleled track record of success that we can put to work to help your family get the compensation you deserve.