Spinal anesthesia (sometimes called an epidural) is recognized as an alternative to general anesthesia in certain types of surgeries. Epidurals are frequently given to women while enduring labor, although epidurals are used in many other procedures as well. Spinal anesthesia, like any type of anesthesia has the potential for complications. Anesthesiologists and other professionals must take proper steps to minimize the risk and address potential hazards. Errors in spinal anesthesia can create life-changing injuries and even death. Some of the injuries include:
If you have been paralyzed or otherwise injured due to the negligence of an anesthesiologist, the physical and emotional trauma is devastating. A successful malpractice lawsuit can help you get the money you need to live the fullest possible life after your injuries. For generations, people across New York City have relied upon the lawyers of Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff LLP to hold negligent medical professionals accountable.
In every medical malpractice case, it is vital that your attorneys work with renowned medical professionals and other experts. That is exactly what our New York spinal anesthesia error malpractice attorneys do. Our extensive record of success in malpractice claims stands as evidence to our commitment and skill.
Contact our law firm to discuss your situation. We offer a free, confidential case evaluation and will not charge attorneys' fees unless we are successful in your case. Call 1-212-697-9280 or e-mail us today.
Our client, a 5-year-old patient, receives almost $8 million in compensation from an NYC hospital in a medical malpractice claim won by Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolf. Representing the injured child with his team of legal and medical experts, Daniel Minc said, "It was great day for the family."
The case involved negligent care on the part of the hospital pediatric intensive care unit for failing to observe bleeding from a simple biopsy wound which caused neurological damage.
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