Personal Injury Advocates Serving Northwest Indiana
Unnecessary Surgeries

Unnecessary Surgery

Northwest Indiana Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Patients want to trust their doctors when they recommend surgery over other remedies for illness or disease. However, studies by the National Institutes of Health show that up to 30 percent of certain surgeries may be unnecessary. Such surgeries can occur for many reasons, including misdiagnosis or the failure of doctors to pursue less invasive alternatives, such as drug treatment or lifestyle changes. In some cases, a doctor may recommend surgery solely for his or her own financial gain.

If you suspect that you may have been the victim of an unnecessary surgery, call (219) 212-2462 for a free consultation with a Northwest Indiana surgical malpractice lawyer.

Unnecessary Operations in Indiana

Every surgery or operation results in some degree of trauma to the body, causing bleeding, pain, or swelling. When unnecessary surgeries or operations cause real harm to a patient, this may be considered medical malpractice. At Theodoros & Rooth, P.C., we are committed to representing patients who have suffered as a result of unnecessary surgeries. With well over a century of collective experience, our attorneys have the know-how and skill needed to effectively represent patients’ rights and interests across Northwest Indiana.

We can handle unnecessary surgery claims involving:

  • Plastic surgery
  • Sinus and nose surgery
  • Sleep disorder surgery
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy and colonoscopy
  • Pacemaker implants
  • Coronary bypass surgery
  • Gastric bypass surgery
  • Hysterectomies
  • Caesarean sections
  • Back surgery

If You’ve Suffered from an Unnecessary Operation, Call Our Firm

Unnecessary operations can lead to serious or even deadly complications. Some risks include:

  • Hemorrhaging
  • Blood clots
  • Organ damage
  • Infections
  • Amputation
  • Allergic reaction to anesthesia
  • Persistent pain or swelling
  • Loss of feeling or function in the operation area
  • Other complications

How Our Medical Malpractice Attorneys Help Injured Patients

In Indiana, proving that a surgery was unnecessary and linked to medical malpractice is extremely complicated. Injured victims are required to present their evidence to a medical board before they can even file a lawsuit. Victims must prove their doctors breached their standard of care by performing harmful, unnecessary operations. Having an experienced Northwest Indiana medical malpractice attorney on your side is essential to holding your doctors responsible for their negligence or wrongdoing.

Contact Theodoros & Rooth, P.C. today at (219) 212-2462.

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