- Wrongful death
- Hypoxia (lack of oxygen resulting in brain injuries or death)
- Trauma if the patient awakes during surgery
- Stress to the autonomic system, resulting in an inability of the patient’s body to acquire and utilize oxygen
Often, anesthesia errors are committed not just by anesthesiologists but by an entire collaborative team that includes nurses and doctors, thus potentially increasing organizations’ liability.
If you or a loved one has been injured during a medical procedure due to an anesthesia error, you may have a legal right to financial compensation. The New York anesthesia error attorneys at Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP have handled hundreds of medical malpractice claims and can provide effective and knowledgeable legal help.