Louisville Surgical Malpractice Attorneys

While any surgery carries with it certain risks, surgeons have the academic and medical training to perform the procedure following the recommended standard of care. Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC represents individuals and families who are affected by surgical malpractice. Surgical errors can lead to complications, post-surgical infections, disfigurement, disability, and even death.

If you or someone you know has been the victim of surgical malpractice, contact an attorney from Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC. Our firm offers free initial consultations and handles cases on a contingent fee basis. Additionally, our firm represents only a small number of clients at any given time. This approach has helped our firm secure many successful verdicts and settlements. It also allows our firm to offer injured clients very personalized representation.

When an Error Occurs During Surgery

Since 1986, our firm has helped people who have been injured by carelessness or negligence in the operating room. Our firm helps people who have been hurt, disfigured, or need further medical treatment because of errors such as:

  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Anesthesia errors such as over sedation or airway obstruction
  • Instruments and devices left in patient
  • Removal of wrong organ
  • Severed arteries
  • Overmedication or wrong medicine administered
  • Perforated or punctured bowels
  • Operation on wrong limb
  • Amputation of wrong limb
  • Disfigurement or scarring from cosmetic surgery

Anesthesia errors can occur during the administration of epidurals during the birthing process. Over-sedation can cause nerve damage or result in a coma or cardiac depression.

If you or someone you care about has been injured by a surgical or anesthesia mistake, contact our firm to discuss the advisability of filing a surgical malpractice lawsuit. Click the link to read more about medical malpractice.