After a patient goes into surgery for a necessary procedure, they will often need special follow-up care. Mistakes with post-surgical care can lead to serious health problems that may require immediate treatment. If a patient develops a complication due to a healthcare practitioner’s poor post-surgical treatment, they may need financial help to address the cost of further treatment.
If you have suffered adverse health effects after a surgery because of a doctor’s negligence, we may be able to help you recover compensation for your injuries. To learn more about your legal options as an injured patient, contact the St. Louis post-surgical complication attorneys of the Finney Law Office today at 314-646-0300.
Health Concerns Caused by Poor Post-surgical Care
Quality post-surgical care is critically important to a patient’s full recovery after a procedure. Even minor procedures require substantial follow-up care to prevent complications that can potentially threaten that patient’s well-being. The following health problems may arise due to poor post-surgical care:
- Improper healing
- Damaged sutures
- Post-surgical shock
These complications can potentially threaten a patient’s life if they are not treated quickly and properly. However, this additional treatment may prove prohibitively expensive for many patients, putting an unexpected financial burden on their life.
If you have developed a serious health complication because of a surgeon’s negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, and other relevant damages. To discuss your options with an experienced legal advisor, contact the St. Louis post-surgical complication lawyers of the Finney Law Office today by calling 314-646-0300.