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Accidental Puncture & Laceration Malpractice

Whether it is minor or major, surgery can be overwhelming for many patients. The whole process becomes even more stressful when we think something can go wrong.

Surgeon can only cut, in most cases what here she intends to cut to administer surgery. However, cuts by accident can occur in some cases.

It is crucial to reach out to an experienced attorney in Nashua, New Hampshire with skills, if you or a loved one has sustained injuries due to accidents on lacerations or punctures during surgery.

At Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, our personal injury attorneys will thoroughly investigate your injury claim. You may be entitled to receive compensation for your pain and suffering.

Before discussing your injuries with your insurance company or a hospital representative, contact our law office today. Hospitals and medical facilities have aggressive attorneys working hard on their side, you also need an experienced attorney to help fight for your rights. For a free legal consultation, give us a call at: 603.548.3797.

In Pursuit of a Malpractice Claim Based on Accidental Lacerations or Punctures

An accidental laceration or puncture can refer to the rate of punctures, lacerations, inadvertent cuts, and perforations during a medical procedure to the patient.

It is crucial to note a tear, repair, or an injury which was a necessity to administer surgery does not fit the definition.

Injuries as a result of accidental lacerations and punctures can cause recovery of a patient to linger, create a necessity for extended operation postoperatively, and cause complications in health, which require additional medical care.

The patient, in some cases, may require blood transfusion if internal bleeding was a result of the injury.

Accidental lacerations and punctures, in most catastrophic cases, may lead to an immediate loss of consciousness, or even death.

Out of nearly 3,000 operations which were examined, almost 270 had an accidental laceration or puncture, according to recent research studies specific to identifying factors of risk, and the assessment of surgical outcomes in relation to accidental lacerations or punctures.

Findings in this study revealed that an accidental laceration or puncture was more apt to happen in complicated operations of the colorectal.

Among these lacerations and punctures, the clinical consequences can range from zero to catastrophic, which depends on the specific injury type.

When a patient receives injuries because of the negligence of surgeon care, he or she may be entitled to full compensation through a lawsuit of medical malpractice.

Medical malpractice occurs when a surgeon is negligent of sustained injuries, or even death to his or her patient.

The surgeon may neglect to use a level of care, which another reasonably responsible surgeon would’ve utilized in similar or exact circumstances.

In order to establish liability, put another way, a plaintiff must prove that a reliable surgeon would have behaved with competence in the exact situation.

Contact us for a free consultation or call 603.548.3797. We strive to help clients obtain the compensatory to help cover medical expenses and loss of income during recovery.

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