Plastic Surgery Errors

San Francisco Medical Malpractice Attorney

When people think of surgical errors, they often think about major medical surgeries gone wrong. However, one of the most common types of procedures that can lead to surgical errors is cosmetic surgery. With the number of Americans getting plastic surgery done rising, it is more important than ever to make sure that you are going to a highly trained professionals.

However, regardless if your surgeon has years of experience and numerous certifications or not, they are still susceptible to surgical errors. Whether you went in for a breast augmentation or rhinoplasty, you could be entitled to compensation if your injuries were caused by a doctor's malpractice. Contact Walker, Hamilton, Koenig & Burbidge today to get legal counsel for your case.

Common Types of Surgical Errors & Issues

Our San Francisco medical malpractice lawyers are passionate about holding negligent doctors and other medical professionals responsible for their actions.

If you find yourself suffering from the following due to an error by your doctor, call on us:

  • Excessive bleeding
  • Harmful infection
  • Nerve damage or necrosis
  • An unusual drop in blood pressure
  • Allergic reaction or anesthesia complications

A doctor must make sure that a patient is fully aware of the risks and dangerous associated with cosmetic surgery. Not only that, but they must also make sure to evaluate a patient's medical history and other factors to ensure that the procedure does not threaten their life or health in any unexpected way.

While it may seem like you don't have any grounds to hold a plastic surgeon accountable, our firm is here to help. We understand how frustrating and overwhelming this time may be, which is why we are ready to put our 100 years of collective experience to work for your case today.

No matter the case, be sure to call on our attorneys to discuss your plastic surgery injuries.