Cleveland Malpractice Lawyers Hold Orthopedic Professionals Accountable for the Devastating Damage Caused by Medical Negligence
Fighting for your rights when medical professionals have failed
When you seek the help and medical attention of an orthopedic physician, you are likely already dealing with ongoing pain due to bone or joint issues. You are looking for a skilled and competent orthopedic professional to make a profound difference in your life. Tragically, however, if your surgeon or other medical professional performs negligently, your life can take a severe turn for the worse. The empathetic Cleveland medical malpractice attorneys at The Eisen Law Firm understand very well how major orthopedic errors can impact your life and that of your loved ones. We have a long and successful history of advocating for clients just like you, and ensuring responsible parties pay for their negligence. We help you obtain the care and treatment you need and the maximum compensation you deserve for your damages.
What is orthopedic medicine?
Orthopedic medicine deals with injuries, issues and diseases of the joints, tendons, ligaments and bones. Common ailments affect the spine, knees, hips, neck, elbow, shoulder and wrist. This area of medicine is closely associated with sports medicine and physical trauma, and frequently includes surgery, physical therapy and other rehabilitative care. When everything goes according to plan, the results can greatly affect the quality and enjoyment of life in a very positive way. But in the event that an orthopedic medical professional provides irresponsible or negligent care, the damages are often quite severe, leaving the victim much worse off than before and facing a challenging future. In one case, the Eisen Law Firm was hired when a mother repeatedly called the surgeon’s office because her daughter’s cast was too tight. She was assured that everything was fine. This delayed diagnosis of Compartment Syndrome resulted in permanent hand and finger injuries for a four-year-old girl.
What are some common orthopedic error injuries and causes?
Orthopedic surgery is typically quite invasive and often involves foreign objects such as hardware and other surgical implants. When an orthopedic surgeon makes a mistake or a manufacturer supplies faulty implants, the ensuing harm can be significant.
- Gross surgical errors such as operating on the wrong site or performing the wrong surgery on the correct area are evident orthopedic errors with terrible consequences.
- Failure to properly insert or place metal pins and plates means your injury or fracture hasn’t been corrected and can lead to various dangerous complications.
- Defective surgical implants can cause a variety of serious damages.
- Contaminated musculoskeletal allografts may lead to catastrophic injuries or death.
- Postoperative infections can be life-threatening.
- Medication errors have significant consequences.
These and other orthopedic errors can cause irreparable harm to patients and require extensive, costly and painful treatment and repair.
Contact one of our skilled Cleveland medical malpractice lawyers for aggressive, committed legal counsel for your orthopedic error case
At The Eisen Law Firm, our Cleveland medical malpractice attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, which means you don’t pay unless we win. We accept a small number of medical malpractice cases each year to allow for our laser-focused efforts, resources and skills. This concentrated approach has resulted in many multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for our clients, and has had a proactive impact on policies and procedures of various area medical facilities. Contact our Cleveland office at 216-687-0900 or online to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your orthopedic errors claim.
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