Medical Malpractice Attorney
Unnecessary Surgery Cases
Medical Malpractice Claims
The prospect of undergoing surgery is a daunting one, to say the least. Surgery is often very invasive and can have serious side effects along with painful, extended recovery time. After the whole ordeal, all you can really hope for is that the procedure helped your overall health improve over the long run. Finding out that a surgery and everything you went with because of a surgery was unnecessary is a difficult thing to process, but it does happen. It is not uncommon for a doctor to order a surgery that is not actually needed. In many cases, unnecessary surgery is the result of medical malpractice. If you think that you may have underwent unnecessary surgery due to negligence on the part of your doctor, consult with the trusted medical malpractice attorneys at Fazli & Associates. We will discuss the details of your situation with you and, if there is a case for medical malpractice, we will tirelessly pursue your legal right to full and fair compensation for the harm you have suffered.
When Does Unnecessary Surgery Constitute Medical Malpractice?
Whether unnecessary surgery was medical malpractice really turns on whether or not your doctor or surgeon was negligent. Doctors owe their patients a duty of care. They must exercise the level of care and skill comparable to another health care provider who practices in the same or similar specialty. When a medical provider fails to provide this level of care, it leads to things like unnecessary surgery and a medical malpractice claim.
Unnecessary surgery medical malpractice cases often have origins in a doctor misdiagnosing a patient. A doctor may have failed to exercise due care in evaluating the patient’s symptoms as well as taking into account all relevant and objective medical findings and it led down the path to an unnecessary surgery taking place. The unnecessary surgery may also have been the result of a doctor failing to recommend less invasive measures to remedy a health concern. If there were other viable treatment options available, but your doctor failed to present them to you, this may also suffice as grounds for a medical malpractice claim.
If your doctor provided substandard medical care, and you suffered through an unnecessary surgery as a result, the dedicated medical malpractice attorneys at Fazli & Associates are here to get you the monetary damages to which you are legally entitled.
Common Types of Unnecessary Surgery and Potential Complications
As invasive medical procedures, surgeries of all different types often require the patient have weeks to months of recovery time. The recovery period can be painful and uncomfortable. Some types of surgeries become the central issue of unnecessary surgery medical malpractice cases more often than others. Some of the most commonly conducted unnecessary surgeries include:
Cesarean section (C-section)
Gastric bypass surgery
It is scary to think that anyone would undergo any of these procedures unnecessarily, but it happens all too often. Unnecessary surgery can have life-threatening consequences and include the same risks associated with many surgical procedures, such as:
Unnecessary surgery medical malpractice means that a patient’s life was needlessly risked. The health consequences as well as the emotional toll this can take on a person can be devastating. That is why Fazli & Associates fiercely represents our clients and their best interests. We fight for your legal right to be compensate for the damages you have sustained as the result of your doctor’s negligence.
Pursuing Justice for Medical Malpractice Victims
If you have undergone an unnecessary surgery, you have already been through so much. Let the trusted medical malpractice attorneys at Fazli & Associates take on the legal burden so that you can focus on your health and well being. We are here for our clients to lean on during a difficult time in their lives. We are here to help. We are here to fight for you. Contact us today.