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Thousands of People every year are injured by surgical errors.
Some of the most shocking and inexplicable medical negligence occurs as the result of a surgical error.
If you, or a family member, have been injured by a surgical error of any kind, we can help.
Surgical errors of some kind can occur with any type of surgery. Pre-operative preparation, the actual surgery or post operative care if incorrectly performed can result in serious disabling injuries.
Some examples of surgical errors include:
- Amputation of the wrong limb
- Removal of the wrong kidney or lung
- Surgery at the wrong site
- Accidentally leaving behind surgical instruments
- Accidentally leaving behind a sponge or needle
- Perforation of a vital organ
- Anesthesia mistakes
- Accidentally severing a nerve
- Waiting too long to perform a surgery
- Unnecessarily prolonging a surgery
- Performing unnecessary surgeries
The consequences of surgical errors can be catastrophic. An otherwise healthy person can suffer brain damage, nerve damage, organ damage, loss of limb, paralysis, or even death.
Since injuries of all kinds and even death can occur, the victims of surgical errors and their families are often faced with long periods of medical treatment, staggering medical bills, lost wages, pain and emotional distress
Representing the victims of surgical errors and their families can be a very complex area of legal practice. It demands, medical, scientific and legal knowledge. Experts in the medical field, including doctors and nurses are often required to develop the information and evidence necessary to prove who is legally responsible for the serious injuries and financial damages victims incur.
At Self and Associates we seek out and locate the experts necessary to best represent Oklahoma victims of surgical errors and their families. With 30 years of experience in handling injury and wrongful death cases, James Self has the knowledge to assist you in navigating this complex area.
If you or a family member have been injured or killed as the result of a surgical error, James Self wants to talk to you. Please contact our Oklahoma law firm today to schedule a free case evaluation.