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Surgical Errors

What Are the Biggest Risks and Complications for Surgery?

Published on January 22, 2024

All medical procedures come with potential risks and side effects, but surgery—even minor surgery—is among the riskiest. Not only do anesthesia and invasive procedures come with potential hazards, but the consequences of a medical mistake by a provider can be grave when it occurs during surgery. Surgery saves millions of lives each year and advances Read More…

How Much Time Do You Have to Sue After Surgery?

Published on November 27, 2023

Surgery is one of the most permanently life-altering experiences we endure as human beings. When we undergo surgery, we are at our most vulnerable and entirely dependent on the high quality of care we expect from our doctors. Though surgeries save countless lives each year, a small but persistent percentage of surgical patients experience serious Read More…

What Are the Biggest Wrong-Site Surgery Risk Factors?

Published on August 14, 2023

We’re at our most vulnerable and trusting when we’re put to sleep for surgery, expecting to be in the best hands of medical professionals who prioritize our well-being. If you’ve never been in the position to wake up from this sleep only to find that your trusted surgeon performed surgery on the wrong body part, Read More…

How is Wrong Site Surgery Liability Determined?

Published on July 16, 2023

We trust our doctors and medical care providers with our very lives during our most vulnerable moments, yet shockingly, a recent John Hopkins study reveals that medical malpractice is now the third leading cause of death in the United States after heart attacks and cancer, killing from 250,000 to 440,000 patients per year and injuring Read More…

Most Common Types of Unneeded Surgeries

Published on February 7, 2023

Surgery is a life-saving treatment option for people around the world with a variety of medical conditions, allowing people to continue living long after illnesses and diseases that would have shortened their lifespans in past centuries. According to the American College of Surgeons, approximately 15 million Americans undergo surgery in an average year. But surgeries Read More…

What Are Wrong-Site, Wrong-Procedure, And Wrong-Patient Surgeries?

Published on February 3, 2023

While studies show that the most serious forms of surgical mistakes, including wrong site, wrong procedure, and wrong-patient surgeries occur in only about 1 in every 112,000 cases, the statistics offer little consolation to patients who experience the harm and trauma of this most egregious form of medical malpractice. When a patient undergoes anesthesia and Read More…

Who Can Be Held Liable for Anesthesia Errors?

Published on August 10, 2022

One or several parties are liable for anesthesia errors in a medical malpractice claim, including the physician, anesthesiologist, nursing staff, manufacturers, or distributors. Under ARS Section 12-561, you have the legal right to file a medical malpractice claim against a licensed healthcare provider if they made an anesthesia error that resulted in a personal injury Read More…

 Can I Sue for “Botched” Plastic Surgery In Arizona?

Published on April 7, 2022

While it is possible to sue for “botched” plastic surgery, you may only do so when a failed procedure is the result of negligence on the part of the surgeon or their medical staff.  In the case of cosmetic surgery, which is an elective procedure, aesthetically displeasing results rarely qualify.   Types of Plastic Surgery Plastic Read More…

Can I Sue for Damages Over a Botched Circumcision In Arizona?

Published on March 11, 2022

Circumcision is a common procedure for cosmetic and religious purposes across the United States.  Nearly one in three men are circumcised.  Although circumcision is performed routinely, the decision to have the operation or perform a circumcision on an infant is profoundly personal and carries risks as with any medical procedure. What is Circumcision? Circumcision is Read More…

What Are The Risks and Dangers Of Elective Surgeries?

Published on March 5, 2022

With the recent and active spread and containment efforts of Covid-19 across the country, many elective surgeries were postponed.  This was partly due to the allocation of resources and lack of available staff.   As the country moves forward, elective surgeries will be rescheduled.  This means doctors and patients must discuss the potential benefits, outcomes, and Read More…

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