Compensation For Victims Of Surgical Errors
Have you or a loved one suffered serious complications after a surgery? Do you believe that those complications were caused by the negligence of the surgeon or operating room staff? Perhaps you aren’t certain what went wrong, but you feel that some sort of surgical error took place. You have the right to find out what went wrong.
At the law firm of Phillips, Phillips, & Smith-Delach in Washington, PA, our lawyers can help. We have nearly 100 years of combined experience that we can use to understand your case, including significant experience with medical malpractice cases that allows us to understand not only the medicine involved in your case, but the legal and practical complexities that medical malpractice cases bring. Along the way, we provide individualized attention. What that means to you is that you will work directly with an attorney who will keep you updated on the progress of your malpractice claim, consult you at every turn, and keep you involved in the decision-making process to ensure the results being pursued are the right results for you.
What Type Of Surgical Error Occurred?
Errors can happen during surgeries of all types, including everything from orthopedic surgery, gallbladder surgery and laser eye surgery. These errors come in many different forms, all of which our Pennsylvania attorneys can handle. Some include:
- Performing unnecessary surgery
- Leaving objects in the body after surgery
- Performing surgery on the wrong part of the body
- Anesthesia errors
We Know How To Take On Insurance Companies
Nearly all health care providers in Pennsylvania are required to hold insurance. Doctors’ and hospitals’ insurance companies will vigorously defend medical malpractice claims and fight to avoid having to pay compensation to the victim. These insurance companies have methods to deny you fair compensation. We know those methods, because our attorneys used to work for them. More importantly, we know how to overcome those methods in order to seek fair compensation for victims of surgical errors.