Finding a good doctor that you can trust is hard. One can spend months trying out specialists before one finds the perfect fit. This process is even more important once a patient realizes that they need to surgery. A trustworthy surgeon is absolutely necessary, but even the best in their profession make mistakes. Whether by incompetence or by mere oversight, there are several different mistakes that a surgeon can make when they are holding the knife.
Even in the most common and simple surgeries, surgeons can cause harm to patients. For example, in a tonsil removal surgery a surgeon could forget to make sure that the patient has enough oxygen. That error can cause life altering brain damage or even death of the patient. While this error is thankfully not common, there are some forms or surgical errors that persist across all types of surgeries. The four most common types of errors are:
Not all cases of medical malpractice can turn into major cases. The injuries resulting from the negligence must be severe enough that the damages will be high. Medical malpractice cases typically require a law firm to hire experts and expend significant resources in discovery and preparation for the case.
All of these common issues can be dealt with an experienced and well-trained lawyer. The law office of Louis W. Grande regularly provides free consultations to injured patients who believe they may have been the victims of medical malpractice. Regardless of whether the firm is able to take the case, callers are never asked to provide any up-front retainer fee or other charge in order to get advice.