Any preventable medical error that causes harm to a patient is unacceptable. Gynecological medical errors or medical negligence can be especially devastating as these errors have the potential to cause serious harm to women and their innocent unborn or newborn babies.
Common Errors Caused by Gynecologists and Obstetrician-Gynecologists:
- Failure to diagnose cancers, including breast, cervical, or uterine.
- Surgical Complications, caused during common procedures like hysterectomies
- Surgical errors
- Wrongful pregnancy, contraception botch
- Failure to diagnose pregnancy complications, including ectopic pregnancies
- Post-surgery infections
Many of the conditions above are life altering. Medical malpractice attorneys help victims receive compensation for medical bills and other associated costs, including lost wages and past and future damages.