Tucson, AZ asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Arizona

Q: Could I sue a surgeon for putting me through agony for 3mo due to trigger finger surgery I’m getting it fixed from Banne

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T. Augustus Claus
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A: To sue a surgeon for medical malpractice in a trigger finger surgery case, you must establish that the surgeon breached the standard of care, directly causing you harm. This typically involves demonstrating what the standard of care should have been, showing how the surgeon deviated from it, proving a direct link between their actions and your suffering, and documenting the damages you incurred.

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: Such a case may be possible. An opinion from another doctor needs to be obtained (probably by a lawyer) indicating that the doctor acted below the standard of care and that caused the harm. Additionally, due to the nature of medical malpractice law and litigation, the viability may be determined based on the extent of a potential recovery. Speak to experienced medical malpractice attorneys in the state where this occurred.

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