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Anesthesiology Errors

Philadelphia Anesthesiology Error Attorneys

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All surgical procedures come with an inherent risk to the patient, no matter how simple or routine the procedure. However, that risk can be substantially heightened when anesthesia is administered. If an anesthesiologist makes a mistake – either in the amount of anesthesia given or in failing to adequately monitor a patient – the consequences can be fatal.

At Shrager & Sachs, our Philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys have over 80 years of experience helping victims and families recover after anesthesia and other preventable medical errors. At our firm, we are dedicated to providing our clients with representation that is reliable, knowledgeable, tenacious, loyal, and experienced. If you have been injured or have suffered the loss of a loved one who was incorrectly administered anesthesia, give us a call today to discuss your legal rights. Your initial consultation is provided free of charge.

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Common Anesthesia Mistakes

The administration of anesthesia is an extremely important and delicate task that requires the hand of a highly trained, skilled doctor. These doctors have an enormous responsibility and cannot afford to make mistakes, as an error could mean the difference between life and death. Mistakes that are not fatal can still have serious consequences, causing things like blood pressure complications, organ or brain damage, seizures, stroke, and more.

Examples of anesthesia errors include:

  • Administering too much anesthesia
  • Administering too little anesthesia (anesthesia awareness)
  • Administering the wrong drug
  • Failing to properly monitor the patient
  • Delaying delivery of anesthesia
  • Administering anesthesia to a patient with an allergy to the drug
  • Failing to adequately instruct the patient before administering anesthesia (i.e. limiting liquid and food intake)

Contact Shrager & Sachs

When it comes to protecting our clients and their well-being, we will stop at nothing to obtain the justice they need and deserve. Our unwavering commitment has earned us recognition from our peers and past clients, as well as resulted in millions of dollars in recoveries. If you are ready to begin your medical malpractice claim, contact our Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers and we can explain your rights and options, as well as our strategy to help you secure a favorable result.


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