Professional Norman Medical Malpractice Lawyers Fight Against Medical Errors
Get the focused attention of a Tulsa medical malpractice attorney
All surgeries come with inherent risks, many of which are unavoidable. Doctors will tell you about these risks before you even decide to have the surgery, but it’s when the avoidable risks happen that you need experienced lawyers to step in. At Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford, we can help you fight against surgical errors.
What exactly is a surgical error?
A surgical error refers to any mistake that happens during surgery that presents harmful consequences to the patient. While some surgical errors are minor and have a small negative impact, there are others that are obvious and can cause catastrophic physical damage to the patient, occasionally even leading to premature death. The cost of treatment to survive a significant surgical error will financially devastate most patients.
While you might think a good surgeon would immediately try to correct the mistake, this is simply not reality. In fact, responsible parties in surgical error cases often make things worse by trying to hide their mistakes. These mistakes most commonly involve errors such as:
When left unchecked, severe consequences can arise, such as:
Our Oklahoma City attorneys work to get you compensation
Our medical malpractice lawyers are passionate about advocating for patients who have suffered from surgical errors. We work tirelessly to prove the negligence and recklessness of the surgeon and other responsible parties where appropriate. We seek compensation in the forms of punitive damages, medical coverage and pain and suffering.
Our legal team commits to bring justice to medical malpractice victims, and we stand by all of our clients. Learn more about our areas of practice.
Contact a Norman medical malpractice lawyer today
If you or a loved one has suffered as a result of surgical error, contact Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford at our Oklahoma City, Tulsa, or McAlester offices today. You can reach us via phone or our online contact form. Remember, you pay no attorney’s fees unless we help you recover.