An Experienced Attorney In Orthopedic Surgery Error Cases
Doctors, nurses and hospitals do make mistakes. Often, these mistakes are detected early and can be corrected, either by a change in medication or by another surgery. Patients are often left shaken, but their health is intact.
It is when medical negligence goes undetected that more serious consequences occur. These include life-changing injuries and wrongful death. It is in these situations that our Charlotte orthopedic surgery error lawyers take aggressive legal action on your behalf. At the law firm of DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A., our legal team holds surgeons accountable for orthopedic malpractice and other kinds of medical negligence committed in North Carolina.
What Orthopedic Malpractice Looks Like
Orthopedic malpractice takes many forms. Sometimes a patient goes in to get better and leaves the hospital in worse condition. Patients may experience severe pain related to surgery gone wrong. They may even experience nerve damage, paralysis and wrongful death.
At our medical malpractice law firm, we take action against a wide range of orthopedic malpractice, including cases involving:
- Improperly performed surgery
- Hardware failure
- Improper hardware put in place
- Improperly performed surgery causing exacerbation of the condition
- Surgery performed on the wrong body part
Orthopedic malpractice cases are difficult cases, but we have the resources for success. DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A., has built a reputation for successful legal representation. In fact, we have helped shape the law in North Carolina, with more than 40 opinions in the Court of Appeals resulting from arguments presented by our attorneys.
Contact Our Firm When Orthopedic Surgery Goes Wrong
Life-changing injuries do not have to simply be endured. You and your loved ones deserve to receive compensation due to medical negligence when it impacts your life going forward. Learn more about how our firm can help you and your family by scheduling a free consultation. You can call 704-594-4227 or email Troy Stafford directly to learn more about medical malpractice.