When something serious occurs and you’re in need of surgery, you are forced to place your trust in your surgeon’s ability to properly care for you. Unfortunately, there are many times where surgeons make mistakes that can cause horrible consequences that you must deal with. Sometimes, these errors can even lead to the loss of a loved one.
When something occurred during you or a loved one’s surgery that wasn’t supposed to happen, you have legal rights for a lawsuit. For help with your case, please contact Christopher W. Jeffress of Jeffress Law. Mr. Jeffress has 25 years of experience helping the injured seek compensation after they’ve become the victim of any form of medical malpractice.
To schedule a free case review and determine how Mr. Jeffress can help you and your family, please call us at (303) 732-6634.
Types of Surgical Errors
A surgeon not only needs to have a steady hand and the best ability available in order to accurately perform surgeries, but also needs to make the proper recommendation for any type of surgery. This means that if your surgery shouldn’t have diagnosed, but was performed anyway, you may have a case for surgical error. You may also have a legitimate reason for a surgical error case if any of the following occurred:
- Lacerations during surgery
- Failed surgery
- Bleeding out during surgery
- Having an item left behind after you’ve been sewn up
- Having the wrong portion of your body worked on
- Having surgery performed on the wrong limb
- Having the wrong limb or body part removed
According to a study covered by Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2012, there was an average of 4,000 surgical mistakes every year in the United States. This same study showed that an average of 39 items get left behind in a person’s body per week, the wrong surgical procedure gets performed 20 times per week, and the wrong portion of the body gets operated upon 20 times per week. With statistics like this, being overly cautious about surgery is of the utmost importance. And, if you believe that you’re suffering because your surgeon made an error, you need to seek legal help from our attorney.
Contact Jeffress Law Today
When you’ve suffered because of a surgical error or if the worst has happened and you’ve lost a loved one due to errors in their surgery, you need to contact Jeffress Law today. Our attorney will draw upon all of his decades of experience in order to get you the financial restitution that you deserve.
We operate on a contingency-fee basis, which means that you pay nothing up front and you don’t pay anything unless our attorney wins you a cash award or settlement. At that point, you would pay our attorney’s fees and reimburse him for any expenses incurred during the lawsuit.
Mr. Jeffress will make your case a priority and always stays personally involved with his clients, including after the case is over to ensure that any liens that developed during the trial will be eliminated. Contact him for help today by filling out the contact form on this page or calling (303) 732-6634. We are proud to serve clients in Boulder, Longmont, Broomfield, and the surrounding Colorado areas.