Back Surgery

The health of the back is of prime importance to every man, woman, and child. The amazing biological features of human vertebrae and their surrounding muscles, tendons, and tissues have awed persons for millennia.

Once upon a time, back surgery was a practically unheard-of medical practice. Now, though, it’s become more popular, though certainly not as common as other surgeries.

However, this doesn’t mean that back surgery is without its risks; in fact, it is fraught with the possibility of serious medical dangers, and some patients wind up with medical complications as a result of their negative back surgery experiences. Even the Mayo Clinic on its website advises that individuals try every possible conservative alternative (such as physical therapy and even massage) before undergoing the surgeon’s knife.

There are many reasons for back surgery complications. First, the physician might not be completely skilled at performing the back surgery; unfortunately, patients are sometimes unwittingly playing the role of “guinea pigs” when a doctor is not well-trained at the back surgery procedure they need.

Secondly, negligence at the hand of the surgeon or his or her medical staff during and after the back surgery could cause unnecessary complications for the patient. As a result, the individual’s back area and/or the connecting tissues or even organs could become infected and require either additional back surgery measures or prescription medications to alleviate the problem.

Finally, some patients wind up dying on the operating table, a terrible consequence of their back surgery. Many deaths are caused because protective measures were not put into place by the hospital professionals, such as administering the correct type and amount of anesthesia.

Not surprisingly, those who have been injured during a back surgery (and their friends and loved ones as well) face many physical, emotional, and fiscal concerns as a result. Relationships may become strained, the person’s movement is limited, and the family’s life savings might be drained. It’s a vicious cycle that keeps the individual feeling desperate and depressed.

At our firm, we are dedicated to keeping consumers safe and healthy. When something goes wrong, as in a botched back surgery, we want to help children and adults receive the compensation they are due as a direct result of their traumatic experiences.

Call or email our team of legal experts now for more information and to set up a no-obligation consultation. Remember – you don’t deserve to be victimized. Contact us today.

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