Wrong Site Surgery
Each time a patient undergoes a surgical procedure, there are certain risks involved. A surgical error is among those risks. Surgical errors may vary from the use of non-sterilized surgical instruments to poor pre-operative planning. A devastating form of surgical error is wrong site surgery. According to our New York Wrong Site Surgery Lawyer team at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC, wrong site surgery is among the most serious types of medical malpractice.
Every year, an average of thirty million people undergo surgery in the United States. Unfortunately, three thousand of those thirty million endure a wrong site surgery. In many instances, the patient experiences a wrong site surgery and remains in the same condition as before the surgery. In other cases, the patient experiences accidental amputation or wrongful death. Our highly skilled New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer staff at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC understands that patients suffering from wrong site surgery will often require painful corrective surgery.
Wrong site surgery arises from numerous reasons, such as negligence or medical malpractice. Our knowledgeable New York Wrong Site Surgery Lawyer group at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC has learned wrong site surgery often results from:
- Inadequate communication
- Surgical mix-up
- Failure to review medical charts
- Specific patient abnormalities
Wrong site surgery is a significant medical error resulting in severe patient harm, such as permanent injury or death. Patients experiencing wrong site surgery often suffer devastating emotional, physical and financial consequences. Taking legal action for a wrong site surgery claim can be a time-consuming and a complicated task. Our aggressive New York Injury Lawyer staff at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC will fight for the successful litigation and pursuit of monetary compensation for wrong site surgery claim.
If you are suffering from a wrong site surgery, it is essential to consult the New York Wrong Site Surgery Lawyer faculty at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC immediately. Our highly experienced New York Wrong Site Surgery Lawyer team will retain experts, review your medical records and establish liability in your case to successfully pursue monetary compensation to cover your financial loss, medical expenses, emotional distress, pain and suffering.
If you or someone you love is suffering due to a wrong site surgery, contact our New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer team with Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC for a free initial case evaluation. Please call us at 800.696.9529, online or contact one of our New York City offices in Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, the Bronx or Brooklyn, our New York office in Westchester County or one of our Long Island offices in Nassau County or Suffolk County.