Surgery Claims

Surgical Negligence Claims Solicitors

Negligence during surgery or post-op care can have a devastating impact on patients.

Our team of clinical negligence experts can help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact us today to speak with a solicitor.

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Surgical Negligence Claims & Compensation

Despite the standard of surgery in Ireland being very high and the fact that there are certain risks associated with it, surgery can go wrong. When it does, it can result in a patient being injured or even dying.

What is surgical negligence?

Before performing any surgery, all surgeons must have the patient’s agreement to have the surgery done except in emergency situations. In order for consent to be valid, a patient must be advised of and understand all the known associated risks and possible adverse outcomes before agreeing to undergo the procedure. A surgical negligence claim may arise in circumstances where a patient has undergone a surgical procedure without being fully informed of the risks associated with the surgery.

The most frequent causes of claims for surgical errors are a lack of informed consent, misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis resulting in delayed surgery, inadvertent lacerations of adjacent anatomy or organs during the procedure, failure to recognise post-operative bleeding and/or poor post-operative care.

We are a leading firm of surgical negligence solicitors based in Dublin, Wexford & Wicklow

We prioritise making a positive impact on individuals who have been harmed by the inadequacies of our healthcare system. Our aim is to create meaningful change for those in need of assistance.

Our team of medical negligence experts will seek to secure you compensation for things such as:

  • Your pain and suffering.
  • Professional care, assistive technologies and home alterations.
  • Ongoing medical care and rehabilitation.

This list is not exhaustive. Your legal representative with expertise in surgical negligence will vigorously argue for compensation to cover any and all expenses necessary for you to live with the utmost comfort and independence.

The surgical negligence claims process in Ireland

Augustus Cullen Law has a long-standing record of effectively representing patients and their loved ones in numerous medical malpractice cases. Our approach is designed to alleviate the stress of your claim, allowing you to focus on recuperation.

Your solicitor will provide updates throughout the process and expertly guide you each step of the way. As surgical negligence cases can be intricate and lengthy, each case is unique. Nevertheless, we assure you that your solicitor will investigate every facet of your claim and act in your best interest. Our reputation for empathy and professionalism has been earned through years of experience.

If you would like to know more about the process, read: The medical negligence claims process.

Speak with a surgical negligence claims solicitor today

If you or a loved one suffered as a result of surgical negligence and need advice, Contact Us without delay.

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