Surgical Errors Attorney in New York City

New York Anesthesia Error Lawyers

Errors in surgery range from subtle misjudgments and failures to shocking mistakes like the removal of healthy organs and the amputation of incorrect limbs. Regardless of the circumstances, a best-possible legal result is dependent on a thorough legal investigation and aggressive, skilled and knowledgeable negotiation and litigation.

The attorneys of the New York medical malpractice law firm of Rheingold, Valet, Rheingold, McCartney & Giuffra LLP have handled complex surgical error legal cases for almost four decades and can work effectively pursue your best possible result following surgeons' errors. We have handled cases involving:

  • The careless and negligent use of hospital equipment, including scalpels and electronic monitoring equipment
  • Unnecessary surgery resulting in patient harm
  • The incorrect and catastrophic removal of limbs and organs

A Recent Case Illustrates Our Effectiveness at Handling Surgical Error Cases

Our client submitted to surgery for the removal of uterine fibroids. During the procedure the surgeon mistakenly removed one of her kidneys , believing it was a fibroid. Our investigation yielded evidence of negligence, including a video of the laparoscopic procedure showing the removal of the healthy organ. The defendant refused to make a fair offer in negotiations and we took the case to trial. The result was a jury verdict of $2.8 million.

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