Compensation for surgical errors
For anyone with a serious injury or illness, surgery is almost always an option that they will have to undertake. In most situations, surgery is necessary to remove any potential health issues or to correct any damaged limbs or bones – and if you do find yourself in this situation then it’s crucial that surgery is performed to the highest standard, taking into consideration your health and well-being.
Surgeons are highly trained professionals in most situations they will work to the best of their abilities to ensure that your surgery is performed to a satisfactory standard, but unfortunately this is not always the case. Surgeons can make mistakes and you could find yourself left with further medical problems as a result of these mistakes, in this situation you may consider a compensation claim.
WHO COULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SURGICAL ERRORS?
In general, most surgical errors will be performed by the surgeon who operates on you. Your surgeon is responsible for performing surgery to the highest standard and ensuring that the correct operational and hygiene procedures are undertaken so that your surgery is performed in a safe and secure manner. If you feel that they have failed to do this and you have been left with resulting injuries, you could consider making a compensation claim.
WHAT ARE SOME KEY EXAMPLES OF SURGICAL ERRORS THAT COULD LEAVE ME WITH INJURIES?
There are a number of circumstances where you could be left with injuries as a result of surgical failures, these include:
- The worsening of existing health problems
- Surgical errors which could cause damage to surrounding tissue
- Operating on the wrong area
- Incorrect use of anaesthetic
- Failed surgical procedures which create new health problems for the patient
CAN THE TEAM AT MEDICAL COMPENSATION 4U WORK WITH ME ON MY CLAIM?
Dealing with surgical failure can be a traumatic experience for any individual, and considering a personal injury claim is probably the last thing on your mind – that’s where the team at Medical Compensation 4U come in. Our team of experts will work through your case from start to finish, leaving you with peace of mind that your compensation claim is in safe hands.