Kansas City Surgical Error Lawyers
Helping You Obtain Compensation After A Mistake In Surgery
Surgery is something that most people dread. When everything goes well, the patient can focus on the future and healing. But, when something goes wrong because a mistake was made during surgery, patients and families may not know where to turn.
If you or a loved one has been injured during a surgical procedure, you should talk to a Kansas City personal injury lawyer who has experience handling medical malpractice claims. If a surgeon, doctor or other medical professional was negligent during surgery and you were injured as a result, you may be entitled to significant compensation.
Talk to a Kansas City surgical error lawyer from the law office of Norton & Norton, P.C. to discuss your legal options.
Handling All Types Of Surgical Error Claims In Missouri
Our attorneys represent clients in the Kansas City area who have suffered as the result of any surgical error:
- Operating on the wrong body part
- Performing the wrong operation
- Anesthesia errors
- Nicking adjacent organs with surgical instruments
- Leaving surgical instruments or sponge inside body
- Improper sterilization of surgical instruments, leading to infection
When a surgeon's negligence leads to an injury, illness or death, victims and families may have legal recourse. It is important to act promptly, as a statute of limitations may apply.
Why You Should Work With A Lawyer
Surgical error cases can be extremely complicated from a medical and legal standpoint. After a condition worsens following a surgical procedure, medical negligence may not be the first thing that comes to mind. When the patient starts asking questions, he or she may not get the answers needed to explain what went wrong.
If you suspect something went wrong during surgery (including a "never event") - because your condition worsened, because you have suffered a new injury, or because something just doesn't seem right - talk to a medical malpractice lawyer. In all likelihood, you won't get the answers you are looking for from your doctor or hospital. This is why it is important to work with a reputable third party: a medical malpractice attorney who can help you make sense of what has happened.
Contact A Missouri Medical Malpractice Lawyer Today
We handle medical malpractice cases on a contingency fee basis. You will never owe us anything for attorney fees or expenses unless we obtain a monetary recovery for you. A free consultation is available, so please contact us online or call us at (816) 454-5800 locally or at (866) 251-5423 toll free.
- FAQs about Surgical Site Infections - CDC
- Anesthesia Fact Sheet - NIH
- Wrong-Site, Wrong-Procedure, and Wrong-Patient Surgery