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Seattle Surgical Errors Attorney

Surgical errors impact people’s lives every day, yet most patients and families have difficulty determining whether an unsuccessful surgery was the result of surgical error or simply due to the inherent risk posed in surgery — that not every surgical procedure will correct the medical problem.

Surgical malpractice is a failure on the part of a surgeon to perform his or her duties in accordance with generally accepted medical standards of good practice. If you or a family member suffered a severe injury during surgery or a worsening of a medical condition because of errors or inaction on the part of the surgical team, it is important to contact an experienced surgical errors attorney.

The legal team at Miracle Pruzan & Pruzan in Seattle, Washington, can help determine whether you have suffered from a preventable surgical error and whether you should file a medical malpractice lawsuit. We have the experience and the resources necessary to bring an effective surgical malpractice lawsuit on your behalf.

Surgery Malpractice Lawyer Serving Tacoma

Examples of surgical malpractice include:

  • Performing the wrong procedure or operating on the wrong part of the body
  • Leaving an instrument, medical supply or device in the patient
  • Failing to take proper precautions to protect nearby organs, nerves, blood vessels and tissues from unintended injury
  • Damaged nerves
  • Negligence that causes an operating room fire that injures the patient
  • Anesthesiology errors that can result in severe pain and a permanent injury

We have a proven track record of success in the negotiation of substantial malpractice settlements and the litigation of court-awarded financial damages on behalf of injured patients and family members of victims of fatal malpractice.

Of course, not all medical errors connected to surgery occur in the operating room. Medical malpractice can occur long before the actual surgery in pre-operative procedures or during post-operative care.

Our experienced Seattle surgical errors lawyer can determine whether you have a strong medical malpractice claim. We can review the facts of your case during a free initial consultation and recommend the best steps to take next. Call 206-388-5038 or email us to schedule an appointment.