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Surgical Errors

Chicago Surgical Errors Law Firm

Representing Illinois Victims of Surgical Errors in Medical Malpractice Claims

Surgery, whether routine or complex, can be a frightening experience. Patients entrust their health and well-being to a team of doctors, surgeons, anesthesiologists, and surgical nurses before, during and after the surgery. Unfortunately, surgical errors can occur at any stage of the process, causing medical complications, lifelong injuries, and even death.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a surgical error, the dedicated Chicago surgical error attorneys at Cogan & Power, P.C. are here to help. We not only obtain substantial verdicts and settlements for our clients, including $11.4 million for a man whose cervical cord was injured during surgery, we take a personal interest in our clients. We strive to make your recovery process easier by providing individual client attention and personalized service in a friendly, warm, supportive environment. Every client has a one-on-one relationship with a partner who is always available by phone, even after-hours. It means a lot to us that many of our clients have remained good friends of ours long after their cases were resolved.

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(312) 477-2500
Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our knowledgeable Chicago medical malpractice attorneys.

Complexities of Surgical Error Cases

Surgical error malpractice cases, like all medical malpractice cases, are factually and legally complex. Surgical error lawsuits require the compilation and evaluation of comprehensive medical records, as well as the input and testimony of medical and surgical experts. Because our attorneys have almost 200 years of combined legal experience, and include a former surgical nurse and former hospital counsel, we know how to successfully, efficiently, and thoroughly ready a surgical error malpractice case for trial. And together our lawyers have developed an extensive network of medical experts.

Common Surgical Errors

Surgical errors can occur at any stage of the process: pre-op, post-op and during surgery. Some of the more common types of surgical errors include:

Wrong surgical plan
Wrong surgical technique
Surgical instruments left in the body
Injury to internal organs, blood vessels, and nerves
Anesthesia errors
Failure to monitor recovery process

resulting in delayed surgery

Post-surgical infections

Compassionate, Caring Medical Malpractice Attorneys

At Cogan & Power, our compassionate Chicago surgical malpractice attorneys pride ourselves on our friendly and collaborative approach to legal representation. More than legal advocates, we become invested in our client’s overall well-being as they struggle to recover from medical malpractice. By utilizing a collaborative approach to legal representation, we are able to draw on the diverse backgrounds of each of our attorneys, including a former nurse with an extensive surgical background.

You may also be interested in these related pages:

Chicago Hospital Error Attorneys
Chicago Nursing Negligence Attorneys
Chicago Emergency Room Malpractice Attorneys
Chicago Anesthesia Malpractice Attorneys

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a surgical error, do not hesitate to contact the experienced Chicago surgical error lawyers at Cogan & Power, P.C. at (312) 477-2500 to learn more about a possible medical malpractice lawsuit. If you cannot come to our offices in downtown Chicago, we will come to you. And because we take cases on a contingency basis, you will not pay any fee unless we get you compensation.