Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Baltimore Surgical Errors Law Firm

Experienced medical malpractice lawyers here to protect victims of surgical errors

All surgeries involve a certain amount of danger — a blood clot could occur, you could have an allergic reaction to a medication you were administered, or you could have a reaction to anesthesia. As such, surgeons and other hospital staff members must do everything possible to prevent surgical errors and protect those under their care from unnecessary dangers. When they fail to do so and you are harmed, the attorneys of LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, P.A. are here to hold healthcare professionals and hospitals accountable for their actions. We are firm believers that patients should not need to fear that their surgeons or other hospital staff members will make errors while under their care.

Our services

Our Maryland medical malpractice  lawyers have extensive experience settling and trying  claims involving surgical errors. Since 1987, our team has handled cases involving:

  • Anesthesia overdoses
  • Incorrect surgical procedures performed on a patient
  • Infections resulting from lack of proper treatment following a surgery
  • Prolonged surgeries
  • Poor pre-operative planning on the part of the healthcare provider
  • Surgeries causing damage to other internal organs
  • Surgeries performed on the wrong body part
  • Surgeries performed on the wrong person
  • Surgeries where foreign objects were unintentionally left within the body
  • Unnecessary surgeries performed because of misdiagnoses

Our goal in every case is to help you receive compensation for your pain and suffering as well as any additional economic expenses incurred as a result of the healthcare provider or hospital’s mistake.

Surgical errors: more common than they should be

Maryland’s Office of Health Care Quality has published numerous reports warning healthcare professionals of the dangers of surgical errors involving the retention of foreign objects in a patient’s body, yet such dangerous mistakes continue to occur. In fact, the Office of Health Care Quality reported that, in 2010, there were 15 instances of foreign objects left in body cavities after surgery, a number which is “more than a 250% increase … over any previous year” in the history of Maryland’s patient safety report system.* That same report cited instances of surgeries performed on the wrong body part or on the wrong patient.

We can help if such a mistake happened to you or a loved one. Reach out to our offices for a free consultation to learn more about your rights following a surgical procedure where you know or suspect an error has occurred.

Contact the Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers at LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton with Your Surgical Claim

LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, P.A. is dedicated to protecting your rights in surgical error lawsuits. Contact our firm online, come into our office or call us at 800-547-4LAW (4529) to work with a highly qualified team of Baltimore malpractice lawyers. We keep flexible office hours and are available by phone 24-hours a day for emergencies.