Anesthesia is used by medical professional in surgeries and medical procedures to prevent the feeling of sensation for patients. Once the anesthesia is given to a patient, they experience amnesia that is reversible. The patient becomes unconscious and no longer has muscle reflexes, allowing them to undergo surgical procedures. This is made easier due to a decreased stress response of the patient.
Medical procedures are done to improve the health of a patient, but if an error is made during the procedure by a medical professional, this can cause the exact opposite for the patient. Anesthesia errors can be made by medical professionals and result in the injury of a patient. The injuries that result can be in several different forms, but if they are caused by the negligence of the professional, the patient or the patient’s family can file an anesthesia error claim.
The risks and injuries of anesthesia include the following:
The above risks can be somewhat common, but can also occur because of medical negligence. If you or your loved one has experienced one of the above anesthesia errors, you should contact a Toledo anesthesia error attorney. The sooner the advice of an attorney is sought, the better. There are statutes that must be abided by, as well as other legal steps that are made much easier if an experienced attorney is guiding you.
Our office understands that situations like this can be very confusing and stressful, which is why we give special attention to our clients and their families. Call 800.637.8170 to speak to an attorney about your case and receive a free case evaluation over the phone.
Charles E. Boyk Law Offices, LLC