While the majority of surgical procedures proceed without incident, others can go terribly wrong. Surgical mistakes can result in lifelong trauma that affects victims in their personal and professional lives.
At Wilt & Klausing, PLLC, our lawyers have represented hundreds of victims and their families in surgical malpractice cases to recover damages. We defended doctors and hospitals for over 15 years and we will use this experience to create a compelling case and obtain the best possible outcome.
My Surgeon Made An Error. Can I File A Medical Malpractice Claim?
Surgeons can make mistakes that result in minor to substantial injuries. However, just because a surgeon makes a mistake does not mean that they committed medical malpractice. To have a successful claim, you must prove that the surgeon:
- Failed to adhere to an accepted standard of medical care
- You were harmed as a result of the inadequate medical care you received
- You sustained damages
The next question many of our clients have is, “What is an accepted standard of medical care?” As your attorney, we will hire experts in the field to determine the care that a physician with the same training would have provided in a similar situation. Proving this can be difficult, but case after case our lawyers have done just that and helped our clients to take action against negligent providers.
We Can Represent You In A Variety Of Surgical Error Cases
We have obtained favorable Results in cases where surgeons:
- Operated on the wrong area
- Improperly administered anesthesia
- Operated on the wrong patient
- Left behind foreign objects in patients
These errors can occur for countless reasons. Surgeons may be impaired, unprepared, exhausted or neglect to follow established protocols and guidelines. We can help you to identify the mistakes that were made, why they were made and the compensation you may be entitled to receive.
Learn What Our Kentucky Lawyers Can Do For You
As a rising firm in the Louisville area, our successful track record speaks for itself. It is our commitment to you to stand by your side from beginning to end and give you a voice in your case. Call our office today at 800-675-4691 or schedule a free consultation online.