Organ Damage

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When an individual experiences organ damage, the health effects are often devastating and sometimes even deadly. Unfortunately, organ damage, which is frequently preventable, is now becoming more common with the recent rise in popularity of surgical procedures, including gastric bypass surgery and various cosmetic procedures.

If you or a loved one has suffered organ damage that you think may be the result of medical malpractice, please contact us to speak with an experienced and caring medical malpractice attorney free of charge. You may be eligible to seek compensation for your losses.

Causes of Organ Damage

Surgical mistakes represent one of the primary causes of organ damage, primarily because any invasive surgery performed in the vicinity of organs carries with it the potential for organ damage. Sadly, preventable mistakes arising from inexperience or recklessness are not uncommon. Some of the more common physician mistakes that can lead to organ damage include:

  • Failure to diagnose or treat a disease or condition which can cause organ damage if left unchecked
  • Incorrect Incision
  • Infection
  • General negligence

Organ damage can also sometimes result from the use of certain drugs prescribed by the physician. Other causes of organ damage include: disease, physical trauma, excessive alcohol intake, and smoking.

Common Consequences of Organ Damage

The effects of organ damage vary greatly. Depending on which organ is affected, the victim may suffer only minor discomfort to severe pain or death. Some of the more common ailments associated with organ damage are:

  • Chronic pain
  • Internal bleeding
  • Infection
  • Diseases caused by ineffective organs
  • Nutritional deficiency
  • Susceptibility to disease

If you or someone you know has suffered organ damage that you feel may have resulted from a physician's negligence, please contact us for a FREE consultation with an experienced medical malpractice attorney who can answer all your questions. Organ damage can carry enormous costs, both medical and emotional. We will help you recover the compensation you may be entitled to.

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