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Cedar Rapids Surgery on Wrong Patient Attorneys
Patients place a great deal of trust in the decisions of their doctors and surgeons. However, some negligent medical practitioners perform improper procedures or make mistakes during surgery. Tragically, some surgeons have even operated on the wrong patient. This negligent behavior is inexcusable, as it can lead to serious long term complications for the patient or even a loss of life.
If you or someone you know was harmed due to a physician performing an incorrect surgical procedure, you should discuss your legal rights and options with an experienced legal professional. Contact the dedicated Cedar Rapids surgery on wrong patient attorneys of Leehey Olson Law, P.C., at 877-209-9452 to schedule an initial consultation.
Consequences of Surgery on Wrong Patient
If a surgeon performs a surgical procedure on the wrong patient, a number of serious complications can result, such as:
- Delay in the actual treatment needed, leading to further deterioration of health
- Loss of limb or body part
- Removal of wrong organ
- Increased chance of infections
These issues can adversely affect the injured patient for the rest of his or her life, and can cause distress and financial problems for the patient’s family. These hardships are undeserved, and it is important to hold the negligent healthcare professional accountable for his or her actions.
If you or someone dear to you was injured because a doctor or surgeon performed an incorrect surgical procedure, you have the right to seek compensation. The experienced Cedar Rapids surgery on wrong patient attorneys of Leehey Olson Law, P.C., are ready to provide the legal representation you need during this difficult time. Contact us at 877-209-9452 for more information.