When we visit the hospital for a medical procedure, we trust the doctors, nurses, surgeons, and anesthesiologists to provide a certain standard of care. For operations involving anesthesia or intubation, precision is crucial — but if a medical professional makes a mistake during these procedures, you can experience serious complications.
If you are suffering from an injury after an anesthesia or intubation error, Hilley & Frieder, P.C. can help. Our Atlanta anesthesia and intubation error attorneys will work tirelessly to help you obtain the compensation you need to recover. Contact for a no-cost case consultation.
Medical professionals use anesthesia and intubation during serious medical procedures, like surgeries, and during medical emergencies. Many complications may occur if the professional does not have the proper training or does not take proper care when performing these procedures.
During intubation, a medical professional places a tube down your airway to connect you to a ventilator that allows you to breathe. However, complications can arise due to negligent errors, including the following:
For anesthesia, the anesthesiologist must administer an appropriate dose so you do not suffer any pain or sensation during your procedure. You may suffer an anesthesia injury due to any of the following acts of negligence:
Any of these errors can result in serious medical complications, including stroke, brain damage, and death.
Medical malpractice lawsuits, like all civil lawsuits, rely on the concept of negligence. To successfully secure a settlement in your case, you will need to prove that the medical professional committed negligence during your procedure.
You and your injury lawyer in Atlanta will need to prove the following four elements to establish the presence of negligence:
At Hilley & Frieder, P.C., you will receive access to resources necessary to prove these elements and establish the strongest claim possible, including medical experts who can evaluate the evidence and provide testimony on your behalf.
Anesthesia and intubation errors can have a serious impact on your life. A personal injury lawsuit allows you to recover the funds you need to pay for medical expenses, lost wages, emotional damages, and more.
Trust Hilley & Frieder, P.C. to advocate aggressively for your right to recovery. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with our Atlanta anesthesia injury lawyers.
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