Know Your Rights If A Surgeon Has Performed The Wrong Surgery On You

With all of the checks and confirmations that occur leading up to surgery, it would seem nearly impossible for the surgeon to perform the wrong procedure or to operate on the wrong patient. It is quite alarming, however, to see the statistics that show the frequency with which these very mistakes take place.

Not only can wrong site surgery errors result in additional injuries and health complications for patients, some can also lead to severe emotional trauma from which they may never completely recover. If you or a loved one is suffering because of a surgical error, you may have grounds to seek damages for medical malpractice. Surgery is a very exact medical discipline, and there is no excuse for these types of errors. An experienced attorney can help to ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive full and fair compensation for your suffering.

Handling Any Wrong Site Surgery Claim

At Hullverson Law Firm in St. Louis, our lawyers resolve complex medical malpractice claims for clients throughout Missouri and Illinois. From misinterpreting an X-ray to a breakdown in communication among the hospital staff, we have seen all the ways that these types of errors can occur. We understand the challenges our clients face after a botched surgery, and we work tirelessly to secure maximum compensation in every case.

We are prepared to represent you in any wrong site surgery claim, including:

  • Operating on or amputating the wrong body part
  • Operating on or removing the wrong internal organ
  • Performing the wrong procedure
  • Operating on the wrong patient
  • Mix-up of left-side and right-side surgery

Contact Our Surgery Malpractice Lawyers In St. Louis, Missouri

Wrong site surgery is preventable. When it occurs, hospitals and doctors must be held accountable for their negligence. Contact our law firm at 866-217-4974 to schedule your free initial consultation with an attorney. We will fully explain your rights and legal options and make sure you get all your questions answered.