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Many people are terrified of surgery, but surgeries are absolutely necessary for many situations. Unfortunately, there are times when the careless or negligent actions of surgeons or the surgical staff cause harm to patients. At Jacobs & Jacobs, we are here to help if you need a New Haven surgical errors attorney. If the actions of medical professionals have caused harm to you or a loved one during a medical procedure, you deserve compensation for losses. We will be your advocate, and we will not back down until you receive the money and justice you need.
A New Haven surgical error lawyer is going to be critical when it comes to obtaining maximum compensation in these cases. An attorney will have the resources necessary to fully investigate each case. This will include bringing in various medical professionals who can fully evaluate the patient as well as the medical records pertaining to the surgical error.
After an attorney establishes liability, they vigorously negotiate with insurance carriers in order to obtain full compensation for their client’s losses. If necessary, an attorney will fully prepare a surgical error case for trial to ensure their client is treated fairly.
Surgical errors are terrifying. However, we need to approach these cases with the understanding that every surgery involves risks, and not every mistake made during surgery is necessarily malpractice.
However, there are various types of preventable medical errors that absolutely are cases of malpractice. Some of the most devastating surgical mistakes are called “never events,” named as such because they should never occur. These include, but are limited to, the following:
However, not all surgical errors are considered “never events,” and thereby, they do not trigger mandatory reporting requirements. However, “less severe” surgical errors that are not reported can still lead to significant temporary or permanent injuries or even patient death.
If you or somebody you love has been injured due to a mistake made by a surgeon or a member of a surgical team in the New Haven area, contact the team at Jacobs & Jacobs for help today. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling complex medical malpractice claims, and we know what it takes to stand up to medical providers, their employers, and aggressive insurance carriers to ensure that our clients receive the compensation they need. This can include coverage of the medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering damages, and more. When you need a New Haven surgical errors attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at (203) 777-2300.