Getting surgery on any body part can be a stressful, scary experience, even if you are working with the best possible surgeons. What you should not have to fear is a preventable error like leaving a surgical instrument inside your body causing you additional pain and suffering and putting your recovery in jeopardy.
At Healy Scanlon Law Firm, one of the Chicago area’s premier personal injury law firms, our lawyers are known for securing record-setting settlements and verdicts for clients in all types of cases. Our medical malpractice attorneys have the experience and resources to effectively protect your rights and interests in these complex cases.
We are ready to review the facts of your case and answer your questions. Call 312-226-4236 to schedule a free consultation.
While it may be hard to believe that surgical instruments left in the body can happen, a government data and other studies have shown that this preventable error happens thousands of times a year.
The most common surgical instrument left behind are surgical sponges. These and other types of surgical instruments can cause:
In a case like this, you need attorneys who know how to build a successful claim for compensation. We understand hospital procedures and can work with subject matter experts to determine where errors were made and the extent of the damages. This is why we have some of the largest personal injury verdicts and settlements on record.
The lawyer you choose can have a large effect on whether you are able to recover the compensation you need for present and future expenses. Call Healy Scanlon Law Firm today at 312-226-4236 to schedule a free consultation and learn more about how we can help.
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