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Pursuing Compensation For Surgical Mistakes

Last updated on January 21, 2021

All surgeries involve a certain amount of risk. However, when a surgeon or other medical professionals involved in a procedure fail to follow the accepted standard of care, serious complications can occur. If you or a loved one has been harmed as the result of a surgical mistake, it is important to seek help from a lawyer who has experience handling complex medical malpractice cases.

At the Rhode Island law firm of Lynch & Pine, our attorneys are dedicated to helping malpractice victims pursue the full and fair compensation they deserve. To schedule a free consultation, call us at 401-680-0921 or toll-free at 877-317-9690.

Common Surgical Errors

Some surgical mistakes are obvious, such as when medical tools are left behind in a patient’s body following surgery or when the wrong part of the body is operated on. Other errors are less obvious and might require the skilled eye of a dedicated legal team to determine what, if anything, went wrong. We handle claims involving all types of surgical errors, including:

  • Anesthesia errors
  • Negligent supervision of those in the operating room
  • Carelessness, such as cutting a blood vessel or an organ during surgery
  • Failing to provide proper discharge instructions

Determining whether an error was a simple mistake or rises to the level of negligence can be a difficult task. We have extensive experience handling malpractice cases, and we will work hard to help you build a strong claim.

Contact Us If You Were Hurt As The Result Of Surgery

We trust that a surgical procedure will make us better, not worse. If you believe that you or a loved one has suffered harm following a surgical procedure, we can explore your options for pursuing compensation. Call us at 401-680-0921 or toll-free at 877-317-9690 to schedule a free initial consultation. You may also contact us online. With offices in Providence and Newport, we are conveniently located to help meet your legal needs.