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Plastic / Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice

Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice in NYC

Hold Negligent Doctors Accountable — Call (212) 577-9325

Tens of thousands of Americans undergo some form of plastic or cosmetic surgery every year. Some of these procedures are cosmetic, while others are vital for the patient's health and function after a traumatic injury. Unfortunately, as more and more procedures are performed, there is an increased risk of serious plastic and cosmetic surgery malpractice.

Indicators of plastic or cosmetic surgery malpractice include, but are not limited to:

  • Use of less effective anesthesia
  • Failure to collect patient information
  • Surgery on the wrong body part
  • Private office procedures
  • Exceeding consent of the patient
  • Procedures performed by inexperienced or unlicensed surgeons

Medical professionals who perform plastic or cosmetic surgery are trained and expected to keep their patients safe. They are also expected to identify any potential problems that may have occurred. If someone is harmed by negligence, it is important to reach out to an experienced New York City medical malpractice attorney.

Call our firm at (212) 577-9325 for a free consultation.

Types of Damages

If a plastic or cosmetic surgeon makes a mistake, it can result in serious issues for the patient. There are numerous dangers that can result and some serious injuries. It is important to know what plastic or cosmetic surgery malpractice can cause and what you can do about it if you are injured.

Cosmetic or plastic surgery mistakes can include:

  • Emotional trauma
  • Nerve damage
  • Aesthetic damage
  • Scarring
  • Long-term pain

It’s unfortunate, but these types of errors can also result in wrongful death or incorrect medication during the procedure. Even with the known risks, it’s still the responsibility of the medical professional to take care of their patients to avoid issues or injuries.

Why Hire a New York City Medical Malpractice Lawyer?

One of the problems that you may run to if you want to file a medical malpractice claim after a plastic or cosmetic surgery error is the other side trying to prove that you didn’t need the surgery. They may try to say that you entered into the situation while knowing the risks involved. This is why you need a legal advocate on your side. Our firm can work to help you prove that the doctor was negligent in the matter and caused you pain.

If you need to file a claim with an NYC medical malpractice attorney, call (212) 577-9325 today for a free, confidential consultation.

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