Anesthesia Mistakes – No Room For Error

There is no room for error when delivering anesthesia to a patient. Failure to correctly prep a patient, read a patient’s chart, or deliver the correct amount of anesthetic could result in brain damage or death. At the law office of Greene Ketchum, our medical malpractice lawyers work closely with anesthesiologists and medical experts in exposing anesthesia malpractice.

Knowledgeable Review Of Medical Procedures

We review the entrance forms of a patient, when they last ate, any allergies they have, if they have medical conditions that should have been noted, and other factors doctors and nurses should have identified. We carefully review post-op procedures and whether a patient transferred to a hospital room while he or she was still groggy or nauseous.

If you’ve been seriously injured or have lost a family member due to anesthesia malpractice, contact the law office of Greene Ketchum today to schedule a consultation to discuss your case.

Mistakes Associated With Anesthesia Malpractice

The medical malpractice lawyers at Greene Ketchum represent clients in cases involving the following kinds of negligence involving anesthesia:

  • Allergic or adverse reaction to anesthesia
  • Oversedation
  • Under sedation
  • Misapplication of reversal agents
  • Failure to intubate after anesthesia takes effect
  • Nerve damage due to injection or catheterization
  • Injuries due to placement of breathing tubes

Holding Negligent Nurse Anesthetists And Anesthesiologists Accountable

Anesthesia errors can result in brain damage, coma, even death. The financial consequences can be substantial when additional medical costs and lost wages are factored in. At Greene Ketchum, our attorneys work with medical economists and life care planners to quantify the financial impact of anesthesia malpractice on our clients. We provide comprehensive cost-data analyses that address the current and future needs of our clients.

If negligence on the part of an anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist caused serious injury to you or a family member, contact the medical malpractice law office of Greene Ketchum today.

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