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Most surgical procedures are conducted while a patient is anesthetized. The use of anesthesia produces “a reversible lack of awareness” of the pain and anxiety of a surgical procedure. While modern anesthetics and anesthesia techniques allow surgeons to perform even the most advanced — and life saving — operations, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) states that “despite these improvements, general anesthetics are still among the most dangerous drugs used by doctors….”
If you are one of the thousands who are harmed each year by an anesthesiologist, anesthetist or nurse anesthetist error, the anesthesia error attorneys at the Franklin Law Group in Louisville, Kentucky can help. We cannot reverse the harm that the negligence has caused, but we fight to make sure that you are compensated for your damages — allowing you to get the medical treatment you require and to help you and your family meet your ongoing financial needs.
Injuries and medical problems caused by anesthesia misuse or error may include:
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic have discovered a potential connection between anesthesia in children who have multiple surgeries in their first three years and learning disabilities, which necessitates additional vigilance by anesthesiologists.
These serious injuries may lead to long-term disability that requires years of medical attention and additional therapies. Who will pay for the harm you or someone you care about has suffered? Determining liability in an anesthesia mistake lawsuit is not always clear-cut. Our lawyers have helped hundreds by knowing what to look for when assessing liability. Errors may have occurred as a result of:
We use our more than 40 years of experience to help ensure that you receive the maximum compensation possible. Wherever possible, our lawyers negotiate fair and just settlements. Whenever necessary, we are prepared to take your case to court.
If you have been harmed by anesthesia error, contact us online or call us at 502.637.6000. We listen to your concerns and discuss how you may be able to recover damages. All initial consultations are free, and all anesthesia error cases are taken on contingency.
Franklin Law Group, PSC
505 West Ormsby Avenue
Louisville, Kentucky 40203