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Anesthesia Errors

Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Waldorf and Charles County

Imagine you are a patient about to undergo surgery. You are administered anesthesia, and you fall asleep. Suddenly, you begin to regain consciousness and start to feel every incision that your doctors make, but are unable to communicate your awareness. This traumatic scenario known as “anesthesia awareness” is just one of several ways that negligent doctors can botch the administration of anesthesia. If you have been a victim of an anesthesia error in Waldorf or Charles County, a medical malpractice attorney from the Law Office of Robert Castro, P.A. can represent your interests in court and fight to recover compensation on your behalf.

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Effects of Anesthesia Errors

Anesthesia refers to the use of various drugs to induce a temporary, medically controlled unconscious state most often used for surgical purposes. When properly administered, a patient is supposed to be unconscious and unable to feel pain, giving doctors the opportunity to perform various medical procedures without any physical distress. If these drugs are administered
improperly, serious damage can be done to a patient.

The following injuries can all result from improper anesthesia use:

  • Blurred vision
  • Organ damage
  • Asphyxiation
  • Birth defects
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Coma
  • Death

These injuries can be sustained if an anesthesiologist administers too much, too little, or the wrong type of drug before a procedure. Additionally, doctors may sometimes overlook the possible reactions that certain drugs may have with each other, or administer a drug that the patient is allergic to. Regardless of the circumstances, these types of medical errors are
extremely serious and must not be tolerated.

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We can help you pursue the following damages:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning potential
  • Medical expenses
  • Punitive damages
  • Wrongful death

If you or a loved one have experienced the effects of any sort of anesthesia error, it is imperative that you retain trusted legal assistance as soon as possible. Careless medical professionals need to be held accountable for their negligence, and the Law Office of Robert Castro, P.A. is here to make sure your rights are defended. Our firm’s medical malpractice lawyers in Waldorf and Charles County are prepared to stand by your side and provide the results-driven counsel you need to maximize your chances of recovering a fair settlement for your injuries.

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