Houston, Texas Anesthesia Error Lawyer

Anesthesiologists must be vigilant at all times during the course of a procedure, from administering anesthesia, to monitoring the patient, and to the procedure’s conclusion. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen, and at times, patients will sustain very serious injuries, or even lose their lives, as a result of anesthesia errors. If you or a loved one was harmed in such circumstances, please don’t hesitate to speak with our seasoned Houston anesthesia error lawyer for help today.

Anesthesia Error Lawyer | On Your Side

We understand that the impact of an anesthesia error can significantly, if not permanently, impact a person’s life. For this reason, our Houston, Texas medical malpractice lawyer is dedicated to helping anesthesia error victims and their families recover the full and fair compensation to which they are entitled. We’re on your side, and we always will be.

Types of Anesthesia Errors

There are many ways in which an anesthesiologist can err and harm a patient as a result. Some of the most frequent types of anesthesia errors are as follows:

  • Failing to monitor patients during surgery
  • Failing to ask about allergies, or administering anesthesia to a patient with a known allergy to it
  • Delayed delivery of anesthesia
  • Undermedicating or overmedicating patients
  • Failing to properly instruct patients before administering anesthesia
  • Failing to administer oxygen during surgery

Common Injuries Due to Anesthesia Malpractice

As you can imagine, there is a wide range of critical injuries that a person may sustain as a result of an anesthesia error. Just some of the most common injuries we see are as follows:

  • Brain damage
  • Coma
  • Memory loss
  • Heart attacks
  • Strokes
  • Asphyxia
  • Paralysis
  • Loss of body function/motor skills
  • PTSD, sometimes caused by waking up during a procedure

What Compensation is Available for Victims

If you and your anesthesia error lawyer file a successful malpractice claim, you should be compensated for the physical, financial, and emotional burdens you or your loved one has incurred as a result of your accident. Some of those burdens include pain and suffering, the loss of enjoyment of life, the cost of medical treatment, lost wages from being unable to resume working, and, in the case of wrongful death, funeral expenses and loss of companionship/guidance, among other things.

Contact an Anesthesia Error Lawyer Today

If you or a loved one was harmed by an anesthesia error, please don’t hesitate to reach out to White Personal Injury for help. We’re dedicated to helping victims of medical negligence and malpractice, and we’re here to put our experience in the field to work for you. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

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