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Did You Endure a Postoperative Infection? Someone Else’s Negligence Should Not Go Unnoticed

The Perecman Firm fights on behalf of individuals who were victims of medical negligence by holding the responsible doctors and physicians accountable.

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Injuries Caused by Postoperative Infections

NYC Lawyers Representing Victims of Post-Surgical Infections

Infection is a risk during any surgical operation. That is why it is important to carefully observe patients while they are recovering, treating any signs of infection promptly and appropriately. Untreated post-surgical infections can have serious and even fatal results.

The common effects of surgical infection include:

  • Sepsis
  • Severe fever
  • Organ failure
  • Abscess formation
  • Other complications

Any incision exposes the patient to the possibility of serious infections, including bone and blood infections. Hospitals can reduce this risk by following strict sterilization procedures to avoid exposure to staph bacteria and other dangerous hospital-acquired infections.

Risk factors for postoperative infections include:

  • Smoking
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Excess weight
  • Abdominal surgery
  • A weakened immune system
  • Surgeries longer than two hours

If a patient reports potential infection symptoms such as pain or fever after surgery, he or she needs to receive the appropriate treatment as quickly as possible. Simply giving a patient oral antibiotics may not be enough.

For a serious infection in a surgical incision, it may be necessary for antibiotics to be administered in a more specific or localized fashion. Surgical and recovery room staff members are supposed to be trained in these procedures.

Hurt by Postoperative Infection? Call (212) 577-9325!

If you have suffered serious harm or have lost a loved one as a result of an infection after surgery, you deserve an opportunity to hold the responsible party accountable and get fair compensation for your suffering. You deserve to have our experienced and skilled attorneys from The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. in your corner.

Our firm is widely recognized for our aggressive and compassionate approach to our cases. We have won dozens of multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for injured clients, including the second-largest settlement in the history of the state of New York. Our lead attorney, David Perecman, has over 40 years of experience in medical malpractice law, so you know you’re in seasoned and knowledgeable hands.

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