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Surgical Errors

Hurt by Surgical Errors?

You Might Be Owed Significant Compensation

At the Law Office of Robert Castro, P.A., we firmly believe that everyone should be confident in the abilities of medical staff that assist them in their time of need. Surgical staff, especially, need to be on the top of their game at all times, as they deal with the most delicate procedures with the most risk upon failure. If you have been injured or had a condition worsened due to a surgical error, we are here to help you seek fair compensation that considers your needless suffering, both physically and mentally.

Reasons to work with our Waldorf medical malpractice lawyers:

  • 50+ years of combined experience
  • Million dollar case results
  • Strong client testimonials
  • Trial-tested and trusted attorneys

Your next step needs to be the right one. Contact us today to learn your legal options!

Surgical Errors and Their Causes

It does not take a doctorate to understand that the stakes are high whenever someone comes to the emergency room or agrees to surgery to correct a problem. Surgeons and their team cannot leave any room for negligence or mistakes, and yet surgical errors happen frequently.

Common types and consequences of surgical errors include:

  • Items left inside a patient
  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Amputating the wrong limb
  • Damage to nearby nerves
  • Paralysis
  • Wrongful death

As varied as the outcomes of surgical errors may seem, there is usually only one source: negligence. Not taking the task at hand seriously or allowing distractions in any way puts innocent lives on the line. Regardless of what the surgical staff may claim after causing a dangerous medical malpractice incident, the reasoning cannot be accepted as a valid excuse.

Causes of surgical errors may include:

  • Exhaustion
  • Inadequate planning
  • Ineptitude
  • Intoxication or drug-use

Contact Our Charles County Medical Malpractice Lawyer

As a surgical error will happen without warning, your necessity of strong legal representation might arise at any time. For this reason, we make ourselves available for weekend and evening appointments when other law firms are resting. Your needs come first, and we genuinely want to make you feel comfortable, from start to finish. This includes returning all phone calls and communications within a day, rather than keeping you waiting for an answer.

Schedule your free case evaluation with our team today and we can determine how to handle your case together.

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