Were You the Victim of a Surgical Error?
Surgical Error Attorneys in Boca Raton
Millions Recovered for Our Clients
While all surgeries pose an inherent risk, certain situations can and should be avoided by trained medical professionals. Patients rightfully trust that surgeons will provide a reasonable level of care before, during, and after surgery. When mistakes occur, the results can be disastrous. When these mistakes are preventable, it may amount to medical malpractice.
At Somera & Silva, LLP, our Boca Raton surgical error attorneys can help you navigate the legal process after a surgical mistake leaves you dealing with severe, life-altering injuries. We’ve built our multi-million firm on one thing: a dedication to helping injured victims and their families pursue the justice and recovery they deserve. We’re prepared to fight for your rights, offering compassionate guidance, sound counsel, and uncompromising advocacy every step of the way.
How Do Surgical Errors Occur?
A surgical error is any type of preventable mistake that occurs during a surgical procedure, including administering an incorrect amount of medication (anesthesia error), operating on the wrong part of the body, damaging the patient’s nerves, or leaving a piece of equipment inside a patient.
While most patients sign an informed consent waiver before surgery acknowledging the potential risks of the procedure, surgical errors are unexpected and therefore cannot be planned for. This makes such errors — and their consequences — far more devastating.
There are many reasons a surgical error might occur, including:
Regardless of the reason why a surgical error occurred, the consequences are often severe. Mistakes can lead to serious infections, major complications, worsened condition, and even death. If you or your loved one was harmed as a result of a surgical error, our firm can help.
Fighting for the Fair Recovery You Are Owed
Surgical errors can have long-lasting, far-reaching consequences for victims and their families. You may be facing mounting medical bills for ongoing treatment, unexpected follow-up surgeries, and continued medical care. This is often compounded by lost income as a result of being unable to return to work, not to mention immense physical pain and emotional suffering.
At Somera & Silva, LLP, our Boca Raton surgical error lawyers are dedicated to fighting for your rights. We have helped numerous individuals and their loved ones obtain fair compensation for their losses after medical negligence caused them harm — let our team help you fight for the recovery you deserve.