Serious Surgical Errors
Going into surgery can be a frightening experience, and it involves a great deal of trust in the medical professionals involved. Unfortunately, surgical errors are all too common in Tennessee surgery rooms, and they often lead to serious injuries and illnesses in unsuspecting patients. Because of this, the attorneys of Pohl & Berk, LLP, work hard to fight for victims of medical malpractice, and may be able to get victims financial compensation for their suffering.
Common and Serious Errors in Surgery
Because their occupation involves the health and well-being of other people, medical professionals are held to a high standard of practice. Doctors and surgeons should take special care to ensure that they do not endanger a patient through one of the following common surgical errors:
- Wrong Site Surgery
- Surgery on Wrong Patient
- Incorrect Surgical Procedure
- Mishandling of Surgical Instruments
- Foreign Objects inside Body Cavity
- Improper Suturing
- Post-surgical Complications
Each one of these serious mistakes can lead to significant physical injury. That usually means even more medical treatment and costs. Victims do not have face this situation alone, however, and should seek legal assistance from a Tennessee medical malpractice attorney to learn about their legal options.
Contact a Personal Injury Attorney in Tennessee
Suffering from a surgical mistake of any kind is frightening and can be physically and emotionally damaging. The personal injury attorneys of Pohl & Berk, LLP, know that victims of medical malpractice may qualify for financial compensation and are dedicated to helping clients pursue these funds from negligent medical professionals. Contact our offices in Tennessee today by calling (615) 277-2765 to learn more about how we can help you.