Surgeons can heal patients and save lives when they perform operations successfully. Unfortunately, that means surgeons are also in a position to harm patients or even allow them to lose their lives if they are negligent when performing operations or monitoring patients after surgery.
If this has happened to you or a loved one, you may be eligible to recover compensation for such losses as medical bills, funeral expenses, and more.
Review your case with a Chester County, Pennsylvania surgical malpractice attorney at The Weitz Firm, LLC to discuss your legal options. We will help you better understand whether you have grounds to file a surgical malpractice claim. If you choose to, we can also offer representation, optimizing your chances of recovering the full amount of compensation for which you may be eligible.
Surgical malpractice comes in many forms. Surgical errors include (but are not necessarily limited to) the following:
It’s worth noting that patients also have a right to be informed of the risks associated with a certain procedure before agreeing to undergo it. Many forms of surgery naturally involve some degree of risk. Patients must be thoroughly informed so they can make critical decisions regarding whether the potential consequences of undergoing a procedure outweigh the benefits. Thus, when patients are harmed because they agreed to undergo surgical procedures without being aware of the risks, they may be eligible to recover compensation.
Various factors can allow surgical errors to be made. They include:
Regardless of the cause, if you have been injured or a loved one has died due to surgical error, the experts at our Chester County surgical malpractice law firm can assist you by:
You deserve to be compensated if you have been harmed or a loved one has died as a result of a surgeon’s negligence. At The Weitz Firm, LLC, a Chester County surgical malpractice attorney is prepared to help you fight for what you are owed. Learn more about how we can help by contacting us online or calling us at 267-587-6240.