If you have undergone an unnecessary surgery as a result of medical negligence, your doctor may be held liable through an Illinois medical malpractice claim.A Chicago medical malpractice attorney will take the time to carefully evaluate your case and determine whether there is adequate evidence to prove that your surgery was not needed and that it was the result of a doctor’s medical negligence. Your attorney is also familiar with the several types of surgeries that are performed unnecessarily.The most common types of unnecessary surgery include:
- gall bladder surgeries;
- coronary bypasses;
- pacemaker implantations;
- balloon angioplasties;
- back surgeries; and
- breast cancer surgeries (because of a false positive).
Women tend to be at a greater risk of unnecessary surgery because of the invasive medical procedures that are geared toward them (such with as c-sections and hysterectomies). No matter who has been the victim of an unnecessary surgery; however, it can result in devastating consequences.When a misdiagnosis or a failure to use other treatment options leads to unnecessary surgery, you may be eligible to pursue compensation through an Illinois medical malpractice claim. Consulting with a Chicago medical malpractice attorney should be your next step to determine your legal options. When to Hire a Chicago Medical Malpractice AttorneyA Chicago medical malpractice attorney at the Law Offices of Barry G. Doyle, P.C. has dealt with similar cases to yours and knows the best course of action for your claim. To improve your chances at a fair settlement and take the burden out of all the paperwork involved in a medical malpractice claim in Illinois, contact us today for a free case evaluation – 312-263-1080.