Most of us require surgery at some point in our lives and although most operations are successful, mistakes amounting to negligence do occur. Whether you have undergone surgery in an NHS medical facility or privately, you are entitled to receive correct treatment from a trained and skilful surgical team.
A surgical error may occur because of an oversight or a lapse in concentration, or because safety procedures have not been followed.
It is not just the surgeons whose care may have fallen below an acceptable standard. It can also apply to nurses, anaesthetists or other support staff where the management is found to have fallen below an acceptable standard.
Examples of surgical negligence claims:
- Damage to the bowel, other organs, blood vessels or nerves during surgery
- Damage to the bile duct during a gallbladder procedure
- Failure to recognise and treat complications of surgery.
If you have suffered from an error during surgery, get in touch with us on 01603 660 811 to see how we can help.
Our team, including former Morgan Jones Pett lawyers Sara Westwood and Simon Bransby, will not only explore what rehabilitation and corrective surgery options are available to support your recovery, but they will take the time to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve.
Please contact one of the team to discuss your specific requirements:
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