Surgical Error Attorneys Serving the Portland-Vancouver and SW Washington Area

At Jane Clark Legal, our experienced surgical error attorneys have been handling cases involving individuals injured due to medical negligence, including those who have needlessly suffered from surgical errors, for over 35 years.

Mistakes in the operating room can have devastating consequences, resulting in various types of injuries and complications. From damage to nerves, veins, or arteries, to injuries affecting the bowel, bladder, ureters, and even leading to serious brain damage, spinal cord injuries, or loss of life, the impacts can be life-altering. Our attorneys understand the gravity of these situations and are dedicated to helping those who have suffered needlessly due to surgical errors.

If you or a family member has been injured or tragically lost their life in Oregon or Washington due to surgical malpractice by a surgeon or another surgical team member, we urge you to contact us for a free case evaluation. Our experienced surgical error attorneys will provide you with personalized attention and expert legal representation to fight for the justice and compensation you deserve.

Examples of Surgical Errors and Mistakes

The following are examples of cases involving surgical errors that have been handled by our attorneys:

  • Failure to monitor vital signs during surgery
  • Surgery on the wrong part of the body
  • Performance of the wrong type of surgery
  • Spinal surgery on the wrong level of the spine
  • Foreign objects, such as surgical instruments, sponges, sutures, or surgical clips, left in the body
  • Hemorrhage or excessive bleeding post-surgery
  • Strokes during surgery
  • Injury to the bowel or bladder during surgery
  • Failure to diagnose bowel or bladder injury during surgery
  • Injury to the spinal cord during surgery
  • Anesthesia errors leading to death or permanent brain damage
  • Nerve injury or damage occurring during surgery
  • Damage to veins or arteries due to surgical errors
  • Failure to inform the patient of the risks of surgery
  • Failure to obtain the patient’s informed consent to surgery
  • Failure to prevent postoperative infections
  • Inadequate sterilization of surgical equipment or hardware

Hold Negligent Surgeons Accountable with Our Dedicated Surgical Error Attorneys

Our role as your attorneys is to show, through expert testimony, that the surgical mistake by the medical professional was below the standard of care, and that the mistake likely caused injury or death.

We handle every aspect of your surgical error claim, from gathering crucial evidence to filing necessary documentation and representing your interests during settlement negotiations or trial. Our goal is to help you secure compensation for all your losses, including wages, medical expenses, and most importantly, for the pain, suffering, disability, and loss of enjoyment of life caused by the medical malpractice. If the negligence resulted in the tragic loss of a loved one, we will also assist you in seeking compensation for your bereavement, expenses, and financial losses, such as their potential earnings and the value of their contributions to your family.

We limit the number of cases we handle to ensure we provide the utmost dedication to your case. This allows us to invest our full time, energy, and resources into every aspect of your claim. Additionally, we understand the financial strain you may be experiencing, so we handle all medical malpractice claims on a contingency basis.  This means you will only be responsible for attorney fees if we successfully recover compensation for your losses.

For a free evaluation, send us information about your medical negligence case by completing our case evaluation form.

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Don’t suffer in silence. Our surgical error attorneys are here to fight for your rights. Contact us today.

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