A Surgical Errors Attorney Will Make Your Wellness Their Priority

Surgical mistakes are often the result of negligence on behalf of the doctor or surgical team. These mistakes can result in further injury, and, in tragic cases, even death. In the event of a surgical error, you have the right to hold the doctor and his team liable for their mistakes. The attorneys at Owens Moss are vastly experienced in the field of surgical mistakes and can provide professional legal guidance. With help from a surgical errors attorney at their Jackson, MS, office, you can focus on recovering. For a free case evaluation, contact us today.

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Surgical Mistakes: What You Need to Know

When you have surgery, you are relying on your doctor to be completely prepared to perform a successful procedure. However, sometimes doctors make mistakes, and, unfortunately, the patient and their loved ones are left to bear the consequences of medical malpractice. These trials are usually due to negligence, and the responsible party should be held liable for their errors. 

Types of Surgical Errors

There are several types of errors that can occur during surgery:

  • Wrong-site surgery is when the doctor operates in the wrong area of the body, and usually results in serious damage or injury.
  • Surgical instruments left in the body are common. This issue occurs when surgical towels, sponges, retractors, or any other device is left inside the body. This can lead to infection, revision surgery, and serious injury.
  • Sometimes doctors can mistake patients for someone else. This situation is referred to as wrong patient surgery, and can have deadly consequences.
  • When a planned surgery results in further damage, it is viewed as a surgical mistake, and the doctor can be held liable for their actions.

The attorneys at Owens Moss have successfully dealt with hundreds of surgical error cases and are confident that they can help you seek compensation for your injuries, medical bills, lost wages, and future monetary damages. 

It is essential to contact our attorneys as soon as you are aware that a surgical mistake has been made. The more time our attorneys have to study and pursue your case, the better chance you have at winning a medical malpractice case.

Lasting Consequences of Surgical Mistakes

Many individuals may not realize a mistake has been made until symptoms are present. These side effects may not appear until long after the surgery, but can cause serious, lasting issues. Other organs can become damaged, patients can develop serious, life-threatening infections, and many other dangerous side effects can take place. Victims of surgical errors can face costly medical bills, loss of earning capacity, pain and suffering, and future therapy and medical expenses. With help from Owens Moss, you and your loved ones will not have to face these trials alone.

Seeking Restitution

It is essential to contact our attorneys as soon as you are aware that a surgical mistake has been made. The more time our attorneys have to study and pursue your case, the better chance you have at winning a medical malpractice case. The earlier we get started, the more evidence and witness statements we can collect to build your case. Our team will work tirelessly to establish liability and help you and your loved ones focus on recovery while we fight for your rights.

Contact Owens Moss Today

Our attorneys are compassionate and highly experienced. They have your best interests in mind and are here to take the reigns of your medical malpractice lawsuit. If you or a loved one has been injured from the surgical error, contact Owens Moss today.

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