Are You Victim of a Surgical Positioning Injury in St. Louis?

Surgical Positioning Injury Lawyers in St. Louis, Missouri

Our St. Louis medical malpractice attorney at The Gogel Law Firm, knows patients face multiple risks when undergoing a surgical procedure. However, when details are overlooked, and preventable injuries occur, patients can become more injured than when they arrived for the procedure. One wholly preventable action by medical staff includes poor patient positioning, which can lead to devastating consequences.

If you or someone you love has suffered an injury during a surgical procedure in Missouri that was caused by poor positioning by the medical staff, contact our experienced medical malpractice lawyer today to discuss your case during a free consultation.

What are the Most Common Types of Surgical Positioning Injuries?

Positioning the patient for a surgical procedure is a shared responsibility among the surgeon, the anesthesiologist, the nurses, and the support staff in the operating room.

The preoperative team should consider the patient’s overall health, medical history, age, body weight, height, type of surgery, expected duration of the surgery, the type of anesthesia to be used, and preexisting medical conditions when determining how to position the body for the procedure.

When a single detail is overlooked, and the positioning is not correct, patients can suffer serious injuries, including:

Contact Our medical malpractice Lawyer in St. Louis, Missouri at The Gogel Law Firm.

If you or someone you love has suffered an injury because of poor positioning during a surgical procedure, contact our St. Louis medical malpractice attorney today to review your case by calling (314) 370-8173 or online to schedule a free consultation to learn more about your legal rights and options to pursue the liable party for your full financial recovery needs.

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