Orange County Surgical Malpractice Attorney
Numerous surgeries are performed every day in Orange County, California. These surgeries can be cosmetic, elective, medically necessary and emergency surgeries. When in the care of a doctor, medical clinic or hospital it is implied and assumed that even with risky surgeries you will be well looked after and that your doctors and their team will do their best to safely complete the procedure. This is not always the case, however, as sometimes surgical errors may occur which can have drastic effects on your life. If you have been the victim of medical malpractice in southern California you need the help of a skilled and experienced medical malpractice lawyer.
Common Surgical Errors
There are many types of surgical errors that can occur. Some of these are:
Performing An Incorrect Procedure
Performing An Unnecessary Procedure
Poor Technical Execution During A Procedure
Leaving Instruments In Body After Procedure
Anesthesia Or Medication Errors Pre-Op And Post-Op
Operating On Incorrect Body Part
Repercussions Of Surgical Errors
Being the victim of a surgical error can change your life forever. An incorrect or unnecessary procedure can leave you hospitalized much longer than needed. You may require additional surgeries or treatment to repair the damage done during the initial surgery. Sometimes, illness, infection and even wrongful death can result from a surgical error in Orange County, California. Any of these may entitle you to benefits and financial compensation according to California medical malpractice law.
Establishing Liability In A Surgical Error Case
There can be numerous parties or entities that may be legally responsible for your injuries sustained as the result of a surgical error. The doctor and medical team, including the anesthesiologist, physician assistant and nurses may be held liable depending on the error and the circumstances. The hospital or medical facility and/or its parent company may also be liable. In the case of a defective medical product or device, the manufacturer can be responsible. A skilled Santa Ana Personal Injury Attorney can identify any liable parties and take action to hold them legally accountable.
Contact An Santa Ana California Medical Malpractice Lawyer
It makes sense to consult with a skilled Orange County California Personal Injury Lawyer as soon as possible after your surgical complications or injury. The OC Injury Lawyers at Smaili & Associates P.C. will work on your behalf and make sure that your legal rights are protected while you focus on getting healthy again. We will do everything necessary to get you the full, fair and just compensation available under the law for your pain, suffering, lost wages and all other areas of compensation you are entitled to. Call Smaili & Associates today at (714) 547-7400 to discuss your California Medical Malpractice claim.
At Smaili & Associates we offer free consultations to the injured throughout all of southern California.