This article will inform you of medical malpractice, medical negligence, potential risks, errors and injuries from cosmetic procedures, how and when to sue for a personal injury brought on by a cosmetic procedure. We can help you establish what errors were made during your procedure and obtain the settlement you deserve. Our experienced lawyers will hire expert medical witnesses to examine the alleged malpractice and negligence that took place in your case. Once the error is established, then your lawyer will file a claim and proceed to trial if necessary and you will be on your way to a settlement.
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This type of negligence occurs when a mistake is made by a surgeon during a plastic surgery procedure resulting in injury to the patient. Medical negligence occurs when an inexperienced medical person performs a procedure with errors that can cause pain and suffering. When you undergo a medical procedure you place your trust in the medical professional to act in good faith and to perform the procedure properly. Once an error is made and that trust is broken, the medical professional has failed you and negligence has occurred.
With any type of surgery, you take a risk and mistakes can happen. However, the mistake should never cause pain and suffering. If you are suffering from any type of pain or injury from a cosmetic procedure you may be entitled to compensation claims. One of our lawyers will guide you through the claims process in your plastic surgery or medical malpractice case.
Examples of procedural errors that result in pain and suffering:
Cosmetic surgery negligence can also occur when an inexperienced or unskilled plastic surgeon performs your procedure. Similar to any type of surgeon, plastic surgeons are held to a high standard of knowledge and skills. A plastic surgeon who lacks this knowledge and skill set should not perform any type of cosmetic procedure or it could result in plastic surgery malpractice.
Whenever a personal injury or death occurs there are grounds for suing a plastic surgeon. Injury from a cosmetic procedure can be serious and in some cases, everlasting or fatal. If the duty of the contract was breached by the medical professional due to a negligence action or inaction, this is also grounding for a potential medical malpractice lawsuit. Procedural errors mentioned above can be considered as an act of negligence which are reasons to sue your plastic surgeon.
Injuries inflicted from a medical procedure are very serious and in some cases can be fatal. Listed below are examples of complications that can occur due to plastic surgery:
These types of injuries are very serious and can be caused by any type of cosmetic procedure such as breast augmentations, facelift, reconstruction, etc. If you have received any of these injuries or discomfort due to a plastic surgery procedure please first go to the hospital before your condition worsens and then contact an attorney immediately.
Some of these injuries can be fatal and it is important to be professionally treated right away. It is also important to hold the responsible party accountable for their negligence in causing you injury. No one deserves to suffer especially by the hands of a medical professional.
Many insurance companies do not cover elective cosmetic surgery unless it is medically necessary or reconstructive. There are a few common procedures that can be covered by insurance such as:
However, even if your procedure was not covered by your insurance you are still eligible to sue for medical malpractice if negligence occurred.
The answer is to first hire an experienced medical malpractice attorney. The attorneys at Moshes Law are experienced in personal injury and malpractice lawsuits. They will help prove plastic surgery malpractice by hiring an expert witness. An expert witness will review the work performed by the surgeon(s) in question and testify to that performance based on experience and expertise.
Plastic surgery malpractice cases can be challenging in the defense that the patient did not need the surgery for any medical reason and that it was an elective surgery, which is usually not covered by the patient’s insurance. Although this can be a powerful defense, there is still no reason the patient should endure pain and suffering even if the procedure was voluntary. The argument against this defense is to question the expertise and skills of the surgeon whose performance resulted in injury to the patient.
Good plastic surgery malpractice attorneys will know many credible doctors/surgeons in the medical community who will help determine malpractice and negligence in your plastic surgery case. You will need medical testimony establishing what the negligent physician did or did not do. If proven the physician acted negligently, then you may be entitled to cosmetic injury claims. Contact us today and speak with an experienced medical malpractice attorney to see how you can be refunded in plastic surgery malpractice settlements and how much you should ask for a personal injury settlement. Every case is unique and there is no specific amount that will be received in a settlement. You can speak with an attorney today to find the common factors that all cases share which play a role in determining the worth of your personal injury case
The attorneys at Moshes Law are available now and ready to help you in your plastic surgery malpractice case in New York. No one deserves to be in pain and suffering due to a surgical error or negligence during a medical procedure.
Moshes Law attorneys are experienced and determined to help walk you through your malpractice case and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. Contact the law office and speak with a licensed, professional attorney today.