Going through any surgical procedure can be a scary experience. We rely on anesthesia to get through most medical procedures with no pain, but there are times when anesthesiologists make mistakes. When this happens, patients can suffer long-lasting and permanent injuries that require life-long care. At the Weitz Firm, our Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers are ready to help you secure the compensation you are entitled to.
Anesthesiologists have incredibly difficult jobs. They work to ensure that all serious medical procedures go smoothly. When a mistake is made during the anesthesia process, a patient can suffer detrimental effects.
When an anesthesiologist makes a mistake, it will likely be necessary to file a medical malpractice lawsuit in order to recover any compensation for what has happened. Anesthesiologists are highly trained doctors and will have medical malpractice insurance coverage to protect them in these instances. However, just because they have insurance does not mean it will be easy to recover compensation. Just like with any other healthcare professional who makes a mistake, your attorney will have to prove that the anesthesiologist made an error and that the error directly caused your injuries and damages.
Your attorney will be responsible for:
There are various causes of anesthesia mistakes that could lead to significant patient harm. These causes can include the following:
If you or someone you care about has been injured as a result of the careless or negligent actions of a medical professional, you need help from an attorney today. At the Weitz Firm, our knowledgeable and experienced team is ready to get to work on your case. Our goal is to secure the following on your behalf: