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Medical Malpractice Injuries

By Joseph Tosti  Sep. 7, 2010 9:36a

Every day people place their lives in the hands or medical personnel when physical problems arise and many medical procedures are successfully performed. Unfortunately, sometimes negligence or carelessness enters the picture and medical malpractice takes the place of a properly carried out procedure. 

Surgical Malpractice

All surgery involves risks but there are times when mistakes are made by a surgeon, nurse, anesthesiologist or other medical professional where proper caution isn't taken and injury or death occurs. This includes both pre-operative care, during and after surgery. Following are a few examples of surgical malpractice:

  • Errors in administering anesthesia
  • Operating on a wrong body part
  • Leaving a surgical device or instrument behind  (in the patient's body)
  • Surgical error  (operation not performed correctly) 
  • Equipment failure during surgery causing injury
  • Accidental perforation of an artery or organ

Get Competent Legal Help

Surgical malpractice or other medical malpractice can be a tragedy for the injured as well as the family and requires the knowledge and skill of an experienced personal injury attorney to help you attain compensation for the injuries. A lifetime of suffering and damage may result and an investigation should be done immediately to gather evidence for the case. Medical expenses, loss of income (if the injured person was also an income winner) rehabilitation costs, pain and suffering all enter into the case.

At the Law Offices of Joseph Tosti, we can help you as we specialize in personal injury cases. Mr. Tosti is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prestigious group of top personal injury lawyers in America that have obtained settlements or verdicts that exceed $1,000,000. He is also a member of The Verdict Club that limits its members to only those trial attorneys who have obtained a settlement verdict that is in excess of one million dollars.

Joseph Tosti has been in practice for over 29 years and serves clients in the Orange County area. He and his personal injury legal team have won settlements and awards during this time period that exceed $60,000.000. We focus our practice on helping victims gain compensation due to recklessness, negligence or the intentional actions of another individual or corporation. We provide high quality legal representation for not only medical malpractice, but for most personal injury cases. The money you recover may directly impact your ability to move on with life and enable you to place your attention on recovery instead of financial worries.

Contact an Orange County Personal Injury Lawyer at our office to arrange a free consultation and we will review the details of your case to help you obtain the maximum amount possible as compensation for your loss. 

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