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New York Spinal Anesthesia Error Malpractice Lawyers
Anesthesiologist Negligence Lawyers NYC
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:
- Paraplegia: Spinal anesthesia is typically administered at the lowest part of the spinal cord. When medical errors lead to paralysis, the body’s lower half suffers the worst injuries.
- Nerve damage: When the needle touches a nerve, serious damage can result.
- Cardiac arrest
- Dropped foot
- Spinal cord leak
- Injury to the dura
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 (212) 697-9280 or e-mail us today.