Surgical Errors

Nebraska Law Firm Dedicated To Recovering Compensation For The Injured

Surgery is a major medical procedure that carries certain risks. A successful surgery often requires many medical professionals doing their job properly. When a medical professional is negligent during surgery, the consequences can be devastating. It can result in life-threatening injuries or death. The medical malpractice attorneys at Ausman Law Firm, P.C., L.L.O. help people injured by surgical errors get maximum compensation for their injuries.

A surgical error usually results in further medical expenses for treating the injury. You may be unable to return to work, losing income while other bills keep coming in. You should not have to pay for a medical professional's negligence. We can help you hold negligent medical professionals accountable.

A surgical error can happen in many different ways. Some examples include:

  • Surgery performed on the wrong part of the body
  • A surgical instrument left in the body
  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Delayed surgery
  • Unsanitary surgery
  • Anesthesia errors

There are many causes of surgical errors. A surgeon may be distracted or tired. A surgical assistant could be poorly trained. There could be poor communication among the surgical team. Or the surgeon may have tried to rush the surgery. All are examples of negligence that can lead to injury for the patient.

Helping Medical Malpractice Victims In Nebraska and Iowa

Following a surgical error, neither the surgical team nor the hospital is likely to accept responsibility. The insurance company may deny there was any wrongdoing. They may make you an initial settlement offer that does not even begin to cover your damages.

That's not good enough. Surgical errors have serious consequences. You deserve full compensation for what happened to you. Your damages can include medical expenses related to injury caused by the surgical error, lost income, disability or disfigurement, emotional distress and pain and suffering. At Ausman Law Firm, P.C., L.L.O., we are dedicated to holding negligent parties responsible and getting you maximum compensation.

We will conduct our own investigation into what happened. We will thoroughly review all medical records related to your surgery. We'll interview witnesses and get another opinion from a second surgeon. We'll consult with medical experts who can help us identify negligent actions taken during your surgery.

Our firm knows how to build a strong case that insurance companies can't ignore. Because we take the time to find all the facts, we are usually able to negotiate a favorable settlement. If the insurance company won't settle, we will fight them in court.

If you've been injured by a surgical error, contact us today. It's important to take quick action to preserve evidence and talk to witnesses while their memories are still fresh. We offer a free consultation.

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Ausman Law Firm

9850 Nicholas St., Suite 305
Omaha, NE 68114
Phone: (402) 933-8140
Fax: (402) 913-3471