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Anesthesiology Errors

Arizona medical malpractice lawyers understand the complexities of medicine and law that apply to errors committed by anesthesiologists. We also have the resources to stand toe-to-toe with the largest healthcare corporations and insurance companies.

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Medical Malpractice Claims for Anesthesiology Errors

Errors committed in the administration of anesthesia are relatively rare in comparison to the number of surgical procedures performed each year. But when mistakes occur, they can be devastating. Anesthesiology errors can result in death or permanent injury, including brain damage.

The most common examples of errors committed in the administration of anesthesia are the following:

  • Administering the wrong dose of anesthesia
  • Administering the wrong type of anesthesia
  • Improper induction or failure to put a patient under anesthesia
  • Failure to properly manage the administration of blood, fluids and medications

Beyond errors in the administration of anesthesia, anesthesiologists have a duty not to participate in surgeries that are unnecessary or that they believe is too dangerous under the circumstances. An anesthesiologist also must ensure the patient has fully recovered from the anesthesia prior to being transferred from the operating room or discharged from the hospital or surgical center.

If an anesthesiologist committed a mistake that harmed you or a loved one, you may have grounds to bring a medical malpractice claim.

Our Medical Malpractice Lawyers Can Help If an Anesthesiologist Fell Below the Standard of Care

We understand the special complexities of medicine and law that apply to medical malpractice cases involving an anesthesiologist.  We employ the best medical experts and also have the resources to stand toe-to-toe with the largest healthcare providers and insurance companies.

Please call or email us for a confidential, no-obligation consultation about your medical malpractice matter.  Our experienced staff of medical malpractice lawyers are ready to help you now, regardless of where you live.

Put our more than 45 years of legal experience on your side. Please contact us for a free, confidential consultation about your potential medical malpractice claim. We would like to help you.

How Do I know If an Anesthesiology Error Constitutes Medical Malpractice?

It may not be obvious from medical records that an adverse event during surgery was the result of an anesthesiology error. Unfortunately, doctors and nurses may not properly document mistakes that were made during surgery. This can contribute the anxiety and grief that people suffer when a loved one is harmed during surgery.

If you or a loved one was harmed during surgery and you question whether an anesthesiology error may have caused or contributed to the result, we can help. We employ the best the experts among anesthesiologists, CRNAs and other physicians to determine whether a doctor committed malpractice in the administration of anesthesia.

If you or a loved one has been harmed during surgery and believe an anesthesiology error caused or contributed to the result, please contact us for a free consultation to discuss your potential medical malpractice claim. You can call us toll-free at 800.883.8888 or complete our online contact form.

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Please call or e-mail us for a confidential, no-obligation consultation about your medical malpractice matter. Our experienced medical malpractice lawyers are ready to help you now, wherever you live. Put our more than 45 years of legal experience on your side. We would like to help you.

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In the context of all medical services delivered in Arizona, serious medical errors are relatively uncommon. But, when they occur, the consequences can be devastating—emotionally and financially—to those affected. Our medical malpractice lawyers have helped victims to receive everything they deserve for their losses.

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O'Steen & Harrison, PLC originally was formed in Phoenix, Arizona in 1974. This innovative law firm, which described itself as a "legal clinic," was dedicated to providing affordable legal services to people who traditionally had little or no access to lawyers. Since then, our injury lawyers have helped thousands of individuals and families protect their legal rights.