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Manhattan Surgical Malpractice Attorneys Protecting the Rights of Patients who Developed Post-Operative Infections

Because every surgery carries the risk of infection, medical professionals must take special care to observe and promptly treat any signs of infection. When a doctor fails to monitor or follow up on a surgery patient, and an infection develops, they may be liable for any resulting harm. At our law firm, our attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of patients who developed post-surgical infections or other injuries due to the negligence of a doctor or hospital. If you or a loved one has suffered an infection after surgery, contact our New York medical malpractice attorneys today to find out if you can make a claim for compensation.

Causes of Post-Surgery Infections

Unsanitary cleaning practices are a leading cause of bacterial infections which develop after invasive surgical procedures. The following are among the causes of post-surgical infections in New York:

  • Unsterilized surgical tools
  • Unclean bandages
  • Unsterile conditions in the operating room
  • Prescription of wrong medication following surgery

New York Surgical Infection Lawyers

Hospitals and surgeons are required to follow strict sterilization and hygienic procedures to reduce the risk of post-operative infections. This duty may extend beyond providing oral antibiotics, as serious infections may need to be treated with specific or localized injections. Surgical teams should be aware and trained in these procedures, and may be held accountable if they fail to uphold their legal duty in preventing post-surgical infections in New York. If you or a loved one developed a post-surgical infection, fill out our FREE case review form and our New York medical malpractice attorneys will evaluate your claim to determine if your doctor or hospital is liable for your injuries.

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