Anesthesia Malpractice Cases in San Diego
Have You Been the Victim of Anesthesia Malpractice in San Diego?
The administering and monitoring of anesthesia during surgery requires specialized training and certification. Sometimes anesthesia can be more dangerous than the surgical procedure. An anesthesiologist has a primary duty of reasonable care to patients to administer medication without causing harm. A simple medical procedure can go wrong if a problem exists with the anesthesia. If you or a loved one has suffered because of anesthesia malpractice or negligence, you should contact a San Diego medical malpractice attorney for legal advice in pursuing a claim through a malpractice lawsuit against a doctor or hospital involved in anesthesia injury. Our attorneys at The Law Offices of Dr. Bruce G. Fagel & Associates have represented many clients who have received injuries from anesthesia malpractice.
Common Causes of Negligent Wrongful Death in San Diego
Anesthesia, normally used for simple outpatient procedures, dental procedures, and surgeries can cause an adverse reaction in a patient. Some factors contributing to anesthesia malpractice injuries are an overdose of medication, inadequate preparation of a patient, failure to take necessary precautions, or improperly monitoring of a patient. Anesthesia malpractice injuries may be as severe as paralysis, heart attack, stroke, severe brain damage, asphyxia, coma or death.
All parties present during an anesthesia malpractice injury may be held personally liable - doctors, nurses, surgeons, or other health care providers. Any medical malpractice or negligence injury or death is a complex issue requiring proof of negligence. The skill and experience of a San Diego anesthesia malpractice lawyer is valuable. Medical indemnification for those who administer anesthesia is higher than most other medical practices. You may be entitled to file a lawsuit for damages and receive compensation in the form of lost wages, medical costs, and pain and suffering. We can provide you with more information regarding anesthesia malpractice. Let one of our caring attorneys from The Law Offices of Dr. Bruce G. Fagel & Associates meet with you and review the facts of your case. It is important that you contact us today for a consultation.
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