Anesthesiologists play an important part in modern medicine. As a part of a medical or surgical team, anesthesiologists must perform thorough and calculated analysis of each individual patient, the patient’s medical history, and the procedures involved to determine a safe, effective anesthesia plan for the patient. Because when anesthesiologists fail their patients, the results can be tragic.
As one of Ohio’s premier medical malpractice law firms, the attorneys of Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA have seen firsthand how negligent anesthesiologists and anesthesia errors can harm patients and their families. Our trial lawyers represent those injured by anesthesia errors in any circumstance, including:
If you suspect an anesthesia error caused you or your family member to suffer serious injury or loss of life, contact us now to discuss your next steps.
Anesthesia Error Injuries
Administering anesthesia can involve the use of intravenous agents, inhalants, and even spinal insertions. While patients may remain conscious while anesthesia is in use, general anesthesia (which renders the patient unconscious) is quite common. Using these invasive methods of pain management can result in serious or even fatal complications, including:
Any injuries, complications, or side effects from anesthesia could indicate that medical malpractice or anesthesia errors have occurred. Our proven malpractice attorneys can assist you and your family in determining whether you may have been the victim of medical or surgical malpractice.
As with all medical malpractice claims, statutes of limitations do apply to anesthesia error claims. Contact our Ohio malpractice lawyers now to preserve your rights and learn how we can fight for you.