When the physician,(Surgeon) medical care provider facility or hospital deviated, or departed from accepted community standard of practice, and that such departure was a proximate cause of the patient’s injury because of such surgery or procedure, at that condition patient may bring action against such physician, surgeon, facility or hospital. In legal term, it is called medical Malpractice, and in general term, we may say, physician, Surgeon, hospital or clinic’s fault or wrongful act, an error which caused injury to the patient.
Surgeon, Physician, clinics, facility or hospital has a duty to properly recommend and perform surgery and obtain informed consent from the patient unless an emergency exception applies.
When Surgeon, physician, clinic or hospital failed to properly recommend and perform surgery or operation to his/her patient which may cause injuries to the patient. If such act or omission of physician caused injury to the patient at that condition patient may have a claim against Surgeon, physician, facility, clinic or hospital.
Victim of Surgical Error injury may claim following damages:
- Past medical care expenses
- Future medical care expenses
- Loss of income
- Past Pain and suffering
- Future pain and suffering
- If applicable life care expenses
- Other damages
BLF obtains Medical expert’s medical opinion what was the cause of injures because of failure to properly recommend or perform surgery or operation. Based on Medical Expert’s opinion our attorney will decide whether to process the claim or not.