Loves Park, IL asked in Insurance Bad Faith and Medical Malpractice for Illinois

Q: Can dr be liable for a bad surgery

Had shoulder surgery and still having problems from it and I have a long painful scar and nerve damage now can the hospital be liable for my problems after surgery,loss of grip nerve pains from my shoulder to my hand

1 Lawyer Answer
Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman
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  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: Much depends when, where, and most importantly whether your nerve damage was caused by a deviation from the standard of care during this surgery. It's impossible to know the answer to the last point without a thorough review of your hospital records, your operative report, and post-operative care.

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