Surgical Error Lawyers
in Kansas City, MO

Examining the Consequences of Surgical Malpractice

There are many things that can go wrong during even the simplest surgical procedures. The consequences of surgical errors can be catastrophic or even fatal. Victims of surgical errors should consider their legal options to determine whether financial compensation may be available for the significant losses they may have suffered.

At Cullan & Cullan, we are doctors and attorneys. Our Kansas City surgical error lawyers have the necessary knowledge and resources to investigate any injuries you may have suffered through surgical malpractice, and to accurately determine whether the surgeon demonstrated a lack of care in his or her duties.

To discuss your situation with our legal team, call us today at (816) 253-8606.

Common Surgical Mistakes in Kansas City

Errors that are surgery-related can occur during the administration of anesthesia, during the surgery itself, or even during post-surgical care.

Surgical mistakes may involve:

Mistakes can happen during any medical procedure, but the consequences of errors made during surgery are often severe and long-lasting, if not fatal.

Consequences of Anesthesia and Surgical Errors

Individuals who are victims of anesthesia errors may suffer serious or even permanent brain injury. Anesthesia can even result in anaphylactic shock and death if the patient is allergic to the anesthesia used. Patients who receive the wrong type of incision during surgery may suffer complications such as nerve injuries or stretching of soft tissue and muscle.

Those who undergo trauma to their organs (often caused by the surgeon cutting an organ or artery causing internal bleeding) during surgery may suffer from debilitating and permanent injuries. Other patients become infected after surgery if the equipment is not properly cleaned. If they are not given the appropriate antibiotic in a timely manner, the infection can spread resulting in painful and even life-threatening conditions.

Understanding Post-Operative Negligence

Receiving a substandard level of care can prove detrimental to your health even if your surgery was successful. Surgeons must remain attentive and the vitals of the patient must be carefully monitored. If signs of health issues begin to arise after the surgery, it is crucial that the patient is diagnosed and treated right away. Some infections contracted post-surgery may even prove fatal. Our Kansas City surgical malpractice attorneys take on cases involving negligence at any stage of surgery or post-operative care.

Legal Recourse for Surgical Negligence in Kansas City

It is important to remember that there are inherent risks in all types of surgical procedures. Surgeons are not expected to be perfect, but they are required to provide a reasonable level of skill and care. Surgical errors can leave victims suffering physically, emotionally, and financially. Victims and their families have the right to seek compensation in cases involving medical negligence. It is crucial for victims during these challenging times to have access to the resources and support they critically need.

For decades, Cullan & Cullan has been helping victims of medical negligence and their families obtain justice and the compensation they need to recover from their injuries. For more information about your legal rights and options, please call us today for a free consultation and we will see how we can best assist you.

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Commonly Asked Questions

What can I do if I've been a victim of surgical malpractice in Kansas City?

If you've been a victim of surgical malpractice in Kansas City, it's crucial to explore your legal options. You may be entitled to compensation for the physical, emotional, and financial suffering you've endured. At Cullan & Cullan, our team of attorneys with medical backgrounds can provide the necessary knowledge and resources to investigate your case and determine if there was a lack of care in your surgical procedure.

Why should I choose Cullan & Cullan for my surgical malpractice case in Kansas City?

Choosing Cullan & Cullan for your surgical malpractice case in Kansas City means you'll be represented by attorneys who are also doctors, giving them a unique perspective on medical negligence. With decades of experience, they have the expertise to thoroughly investigate your case and fight for the justice and compensation you deserve. Their commitment to victims of medical negligence is evident in their dedication to providing resources and support during challenging times.

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    Cullan & Cullan has set a state record in Nebraska with a $26.1 million medical malpractice jury award.

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    Cullan & Cullan, won a record-setting $25.4 million jury verdict for an infant injured by medical malpractice during labor and delivery.

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    Negligence by nurses and hospital staff in failing to assess the position of the baby, improper use of Pitocin, and failing to obtain an assessment by physician, resulting in severe oxygen deprivation and brain injury to the baby.



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