The “da Vinci” surgical robot is a medical device most often used in gynecological and urological surgical procedures. It is promoted as a safe alternative to traditional surgery, offering the promise of a shorter recovery time due to less evasive medical procedures. However, there are known risks of complications due to design flaws and the way the machine operates.
At Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, we represent clients in New York and nationwide who have suffered burns during robotic-assisted surgery. We have experience handling medical malpractice claims, stemming from doctor errors, as well as defective product claims. We welcome you to learn more about our legal services and how we may be able to help you maximize your monetary damages.
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The robotic medical devices operate on monopolar energy, which creates a high-heat laser to cut, cauterize and coagulate tissues during surgery. The danger may also occur when physicians fail to operate the machinery correctly and burn healthy tissues. Additionally, the electricity can jump to different body parts, burning the tissue without the doctor’s knowledge.
These burns can lead to:
If you believe that you have suffered unnecessary burns during your robotic surgery, then the time to explore your legal options is now. At our firm, our New York robotic surgery attorneys have been practicing medical malpractice and personal injury for more than three decades. Over that time, we have recovered millions of dollars in relief for our clients and continue to secure them the recognition and relief they deserve.
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