Video: Surgical ErrorsSurgical errors that are the basis of medical malpractice suits are usually "never events"; that is, the event should never have occurred. This might include surgical instruments being left inside a patient, having the wrong procedure performed on a patient, or having the incorrect body part amputated. Harrell & Nowak have experience in aggressively representing these cases. In addition to their combined 30 plus years legal experience, Ms. Harrell is a long-time registered nurse. Enlarge Video View All Videos
Millions of surgeries are performed every year in the United States, and most of these procedures are completed without any complications. However, on occasion, surgery mistakes and errors do occur. Our attorneys are lawyers who represent victims from New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner, and nearby areas who have suffered from these types of medical malpractice.
Types of Surgical Errors
There are many different types of surgery errors and mistakes that can occur during operations. Surgeons may operate on the wrong part of the body or they may perform the wrong procedure altogether. If a surgical procedure is performed unnecessarily in order to treat a condition that has been diagnosed incorrectly, then a failure to diagnose lawsuit can be filed. Other errors include surgical instruments that are accidentally left inside the body or mistakes that are made such as the cutting of a nerve.
Our surgery errors and mistakes lawyers have the experience and knowledge that is necessary to achieve a favorable resolution in many different types of cases. The surgery errors and mistakes attorneys at Harrell & Nowak can help ensure the guilty parties are held responsible for their negligence. We can help victims receive compensation for their medical treatment, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other types of damages.
Contact Our Surgery Mistakes and Errors Lawyers Serving New Orleans, Metairie, and Kenner
We provide experienced, dedicated representation for victims of surgery errors or surgery mistakes. Contact our attorneys serving New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner, and nearby areas. Our medical malpractice, surgery errors, and surgery mistakes lawyers can help you receive financial compensation for your injuries.