When Surgery Goes Wrong

Every surgery carries risks. Because of that, patients who believe that a bad surgical outcome resulted from malpractice must have a medical expert to back that claim up before any legal action can be initiated.

Representing clients throughout the tri-state area who have been injured as the result of surgical procedures performed in New York City area hospitals and outpatient facilities — attorneys at Godosky & Gentile have the experience and resources required to overcome challenges to recovery.

Procedures where surgical errors often occur include:

  • Childbirth-related operations
  • Abdominal and gastrointestinal tract surgeries
  • Colonoscopies and endoscopies
  • Laparoscopic surgeries
  • Cardiac and thoracic operations
  • Plastic surgery and other elective procedures
  • Lasik/eye surgeries

Surgical Errors

Sensational examples of surgery error (such as where the wrong procedure is performed, or the wrong part of the body is operated on or removed) attract media attention on a regular basis.

Having obtained some of the largest medical malpractice verdicts and settlements in New York state history — our attorneys have proven their ability to investigate cases where the complex fields of medicine and the law intersect, and to pinpoint the specific decisions, omissions and acts of negligence that caused harm to those we represent.

If a surgeon's mistake or operating room error has had disastrous consequences for you or a family member — have one of our lawyers assess the strength of your case at no charge by calling 212-742-9700 or by sending us an email.