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Surgical Error Attorneys in Collingswood, NJ

Knowledgeable Medical Malpractice Lawyers Fight for Maximum Damages for Victims of Surgical Errors in Camden County, Burlington County, and Throughout New Jersey

With thousands upon thousands of surgeries being performed each year in the United States, it is no wonder that surgical injuries are relatively common. Whether it is related to error of the attending surgeon, a surgical resident, anesthesiologist or nursing team, errors in the operating room happen far too often. In addition to injuries caused by surgical instruments negligently injuring surrounding areas that should not have been in the operative field, other errors include improper positioning of the patient on the operating room table, failure to monitor, improper use of anesthetic agents, or even wrong site surgery. Several surgical errors occur in U.S. operating rooms every day.

The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. Leaves No Stone Unturned to Protect Surgical Malpractice Victims’ Rights in Voorhees, New Jersey

Although many times the surgical error is apparent to the surgeon, it is not described or contained in the dictated operative note. Therefore, even a thorough examination of the records may not reveal whether there was a deviation from the standard of care, causing injury. The advent of the laparascope and the increasing frequency of outpatient surgical procedures makes discovering causes of surgical error even more difficult. The laparascope has increased the potential for inadvertent injury and the use of outpatient facilities has reduced the oversight of the surgeon, usually present at a hospital.

For every surgical procedure performed there are certain known risks of the procedure that can occur without any negligence. When surgery is elective, that is non-emergent, a patient has the right to be told the risks and make an informed decision about whether to consent to said surgery.

Further complicating this area of malpractice is the practice of “ghost” surgery, particularly in large teaching hospitals, where the attending surgeon allows a junior attending or resident to perform the surgery, without reflecting the same in the record or telling the patient.

Contact Experienced NJ Surgical Error Lawyers Today for a Free Consultation about Your Cherry Hill Medical Malpractice Case

The three attorneys at The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. have a total of more than 80 years of experience. We are accustomed to doing the hard work necessary to achieve the optimal result for our injured clients – in or out of court. If you’ve been a victim of Medical Malpractice in New Jersey please don’t hesitate to contact The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. today for a FREE CONSULTATION.

The Law Offices of Andres & Berger, P.C. is located in South Jersey but because of our outstanding reputation we commonly represent clients throughout the entire state of New Jersey including but not limited to Camden County, Burlington County, Gloucester County, Atlantic County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Salem County, Mercer County, Ocean County, Monmouth County, Cherry Hill, Voorhees, Haddonfield, Marlton, Medford, Mt. Holly, Moorestown, Woodbury, Williamstown, Pennsauken, Atlantic City, Wildwood, Hammonton, Vineland, Berlin, Atco, Collingswood, Turnersvile, Glassboro, Washington Township, and Camden.

Mike V

Mike Berger of Andres & Berger handled my case over a six year period. He and the team examined every detail to get the best outcome. They were honest, candid and communicative throughout the whole process. It was a long ordeal but could not have been handled more professionally. I highly recommend.

Yadira R.

I just want to say thank you for what you have done for me and my family throughout the years. You made us feel like family, not just clients. You were always very detailed when it came to our cases and tried everything in your power to get us all the help we needed.

Gregory W.

Our family appreciated your unfailing attention to detail. There were last minute snags, we seldom worried that something would fall through the cracks, but you anticipated every contingency. Your firm demonstrated a veracity for the truth, a strong work ethic and overall impeccable character in dealing with our case.

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