Medical Malpractice

Aug 27, 2023

Medical Malpractice

Surgical Cases

Many personal injuries are a result of medical malpractice, which leads to detrimental surgical errors. If you have recently suffered from a mishandled surgical procedure, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice case that could result in millions of dollars in compensation due to the serious nature of a surgical error. The personal injury lawyers at Bergman, Bergman, Fields & Lamonsoff believe that medical professionals should be held accountable for their wrongdoings. Whether you have suffered from an anesthesia error or you are seeking compensation for the wrongful death of a loved one, the medical malpractice attorneys at Bergman, Bergman, Fields & Lamonsoff have seen first hand how traumatic these serious injuries and losses can be. Medical negligence is a serious offence that can lead to significant lifelong effects on one’s health such as nerve damage. All patients who undergo surgical procedures should expect a high standard of care from the health care professionals who oversee their surgery. If you or a loved one have experienced pain and suffering after a failed surgical procedure, do not hesitate to seek out legal representation. Our attorneys will help you file a medical malpractice claim that covers all of your additional medical expenses and compensates for the traumatic event and any permanent injuries, which may have been caused.

Common Causes of Surgical Cases

Medical negligence can result from numerous different problems in the health care facility where the patient undergoes surgery. One of the major causes of pain and suffering during a surgical procedure is an anesthesia error. For example, following a severe injury caused by a car accident, a patient may have to undergo invasive back surgery due to a spinal cord injury. If the anesthesiologist fails to give the patient the appropriate dosage of anesthetic or gives it to the wrong patient, the individual will experience extreme pain and suffering during the surgical procedure. This lack of medical care may cause more excruciating pain than the auto accident itself.

Another common reason for the pursuit of a medical malpractice lawsuit is a surgical error, which requires serious medical treatment or additional surgery. As these medical bills pile up, your claim should increase so that you have an adequate amount of money to cover these expenses along with the time and suffering, which you are forced to endure due to medical negligence.

Law firms and insurance companies see many surgical cases every day. Unfortunately, many suffering victims of medical malpractice are unaware of the serious violation of rights, which occurs in an event of this nature. With a personal injury lawyer who is familiar with all relevant information such as the standard of care in the state of New York, the victim should be able to acquire maximum compensation through a detailed personal injury claim.


Determining liability while pursuing a medical malpractice lawsuit is usually fairly straightforward (normally an anesthesiologist or another medical professional is at fault), however it is always essential for the victim to provide as many details as possible during a case evaluation. One of the most valuable documents that a client can bring to their free case evaluation with a Bergman, Bergman, Fields & Lamonsoff lawyer is their medical records. This will help your attorney establish a lack of appropriate health care in the medical facility. The victim should also provide witness statements, photographs and any other available evidence to support their personal injury claim.

For a surgical case, it is important to have an experienced medical malpractice attorney who is familiar with the medical laws and regulations, which have been violated in your case. In United States law, the most important law for your attorney to have an in-depth understanding of is called “Standard of Care.” This U.S. law refers to a reasonable level of care and attentiveness, which medical professionals and other individuals are expected to provide an incapacitated person with. For example, in preparation for a surgical procedure, a medical professional is required to provide the patient with anesthetic when necessary to decrease pain and suffering to a reasonable level. The amount of money, which you gain during a personal injury lawsuit will depend heavily on the agreed upon standard of care in the given situation.

Cases of medical negligence typically have the potential for a large amount of money in compensation due to the pain associated with surgical errors. Without an experienced personal injury lawyer however, medical malpractice victims often settle for a much lower amount of compensation than they are entitled to. Client testimonials report the astounding compensation that Bergman, Bergman, Fields & Lamonsoff attorneys have received in compensation for a variety of surgical cases over the years.


At Bergman, Bergman, Fields & Lamonsoff, we provide victims of surgical errors and other serious injuries with an 100% free consultation where the accident victim or their loved ones can discuss the details of the event during a thorough case evaluation. Medical malpractice victims can expect to be treated with the utmost respect for their traumatic experience, and develop a communicative and respectful attorney-client relationship. Surgical error victims are encouraged to seek out a free consultation with one of our attorneys as soon as possible following a serious injury, which involved medical malpractice. The more recent the medical records, photographs and other pieces of supporting evidence are, the more potential the individual will have to gain maximum compensation.

During a free case evaluation, the client should provide all relevant details and evidence regarding the surgical error and the health professionals involved. The victim should also provide an estimate of all additional medical bills that they expect to pay following a mishandled surgery. This free consultation gives the individual a chance to inquire about their rights and learn the next steps of filing a medical malpractice claim.

A surgical error can lead to serious consequences such as brain injuries, nerve damage and debilitating permanent injuries. Our legal team is passionate about lifting the burden of medical bills, loss of income, and other unexpected expenses, which fall on medical malpractice victims by working on a 100% contingency basis.

At the Bergman, Bergman, Fields & Lamonsoff law firm, our attorneys work tirelessly to provide the best legal representation to accident victims and only charging our clients legal fees once we have won their case. Our medical malpractice attorneys have years of experience working on surgical cases in New York, dealing with insurance companies, acquiring workers’ compensation, and applying all relevant state and national laws. Allow our expert attorneys to help you gain maximum compensation for your traumatic experience, while you focus on your medical treatment and recovery.

Allow Us to Help You Towards Your Recovery

The attorneys of Bergman, Bergman, Fields & Lamonsoff, LLP have been handling cases of medical malpractice for more than 50 years in nearly every county of New York State. Our attorneys are knowledgeable in all areas of New York medical law. If you have endured pain and suffering during a surgical procedure due to medical negligence, please call us today. We are here to help you achieve a full recovery and get your life back on track.

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