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Surgery Malpractice on Long Island

Long Island Surgery Malpractice Lawyer

Surgeons, anesthesiologists and surgical nurses are human. But there is little room for error when a person’s life or health is on the line. Mistakes in the waiting room, the operating room or recovery can result in permanent injury or premature death.

When a botched surgery or other negligence causes serious and lasting harm, The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, is here to hold them accountable. Our lawyers have collected millions of dollars in medical malpractice cases, including surgery malpractice. Our focus is helping you recover — medically, financially and personally — from this devastating event. We are ready to help with everything.

Did the Surgical Team Make Unforgivable Errors? Contact us today for a free case evaluation. We offer experienced, aggressive representation in medical malpractice lawsuits. Se habla español.

Nassau County Surgeon Error Lawyers

The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, in New Hyde Park handles medical malpractice on Long Island, Queens and throughout New York City. We have successfully sued surgeons and hospitals for surgical malpractice, such as:

  • Foreign retained objects (sponges, clamps, etc.)
  • Scalpel errors resulting in nerve damage, organ damage or internal bleeding
  • Operating on the wrong body part
  • Misdiagnosis or unnecessary surgery
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Failure to monitor in post-op recovery
  • Sepsis and other infections
  • Failure to obtain informed consent

Renowned trial lawyer Richard Jaffe has practiced in medical malpractice litigation since 1995. He has cultivated a network of top experts necessary to take on medical providers and their insurance carriers. In conjunction with his focused knowledge of the law, Richard is a certified medic who has an uncommon understanding of the technical medical aspects. He knows how to guide the investigation and is skilled at deposing and cross-examining surgeons, witnesses and defense experts.

What Went Wrong in Your Surgery?

Surgeons are highly prone to burnout and depression, which can lead to laziness, complacency or mental lapses. Sometimes surgeons use cutting-edge techniques or technology without proper training or equipment. Surgical nurses sometimes take shortcuts or ignore strict pre-surgery, procedural and post-op protocols designed to prevent mistakes and keep patients safe. Every member of the surgical team has an obligation to speak up or follow up when errors do occur, but often the inclination is to cover up the evidence and cover for each other.

Our job is to uncover the negligence and demonstrate what could and should have been done to avoid our client’s tragic outcome. It costs nothing to find out if you have the basis for a viable lawsuit, and if we take your case there are no attorney fees unless we win compensation.

Call our Long Island surgery malpractice lawyers at 800-758-4403 for a free consultation, or contact us online. We can arrange evening, weekend and off-site appointments, and we welcome inquiries from Nassau County, Suffolk County and throughout the NYC area. We speak Spanish and Russian.