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Kankakee Mishandling of Surgical Instruments Lawyers

The medical field is frequently evolving, with new technologies and treatment protocols replacing old ways of doing things. There are guidelines in place to help ensure that the safety of patients is always a primary concern for hospital employees, but when mistakes are made, it is innocent patients who pay the price. Any negligence on the part of doctors, nurses, or administrators can jeopardize the health of a patient. In particular, the mishandling of surgical instruments can lead to a variety of physical and emotional suffering for victims.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a surgical error, contact the Kankakee mishandling of surgical instruments attorneys of Spiros Law, P.C., at (815) 929-9292 for a free consultation with a legal professional.

Consequences of Surgical Instrument Errors

Medical professionals dedicate many years to mastering surgical techniques, but just one moment of uncertainty can lead to serious complications for the patient. The mishandling of surgical instruments can result in many different injuries depending on the severity of the error, the location of the surgery, and the type of surgical instrument being used. These include:

  • Lacerations
  • Extensive bleeding
  • Paralysis
  • Infection
  • Disfigurement
  • Memory loss
  • Loss of motor control
  • Impairment of cognitive ability
  • Emotional trauma

Medical professionals whose negligence results in patient harm must be held accountable for their actions.

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If you have been the victim of this form of medical malpractice, you may be eligible to receive compensation. Call the Kankakee mishandling of surgical instrument lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., at (815) 929-9292 to speak to an experienced attorney about your case.