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Miami Anesthesia Malpractice Attorney

At Remer, Georges-Pierre & Hoogerwoerd, PLLC, we offer comprehensive legal services in the area of anesthesia malpractice. Our experienced team of attorneys is dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of patients who have been harmed as a result of negligence or carelessness during anesthesia administration.

What is Anesthesia Malpractice?

Anesthesia malpractice refers to an injury caused by an error in the administration or management of anesthesia during a medical procedure. This can occur due to various reasons such as improper dosage, failure to monitor vital signs, lack of informed consent, and inadequate post-operative care.

Our Expertise in Anesthesia Malpractice Cases

Our anesthesia error lawyers at Remer, Georges-Pierre & Hoogerwoerd, PLLC have a deep understanding and extensive experience in handling complex legal issues related to anesthesia malpractice. We work tirelessly on your behalf to hold responsible parties accountable and secure maximum compensation for your pain and suffering.

We Handle All Types Of Anesthetic Negligence Cases Including:

  • Dental Anesthesia Errors: Injuries resulting from mistakes made during dental procedures involving local or general anesthesia.
  • Surgical Anesthesia Errors: Harm caused by errors made while administering or monitoring general anesthesia during surgery.
  • Epidural Anesthesia Errors: Injuries sustained from mistakes made while administering epidural blocks for childbirth or surgeries.
  • Anesthetic Drug Interactions/Mistakes: Damage suffered due to incorrect drug interactions/mistakes when using anesthetics.

What Are Common Examples of Anesthesia Malpractice?

Anesthesia is a critical component of medical procedures, ensuring patients remain pain-free and comfortable during surgery or other invasive treatments. However, errors in anesthesia administration can lead to severe consequences, sometimes resulting in anesthesia malpractice. Understanding the common examples of such malpractice is essential for both patients and medical professionals.

  • Dosage Errors: One prevalent form of anesthesia malpractice involves dosage errors. Administering too much or too little anesthesia can have serious implications. Overdosing may lead to respiratory depression, cardiac arrest, or even death, while underdosing can result in the patient waking up during surgery, experiencing pain, or being aware of their surroundings while unable to move.
  • Failure to Monitor: Anesthesiologists are responsible for continuously monitoring a patient's vital signs throughout the procedure. Neglecting this duty can result in delayed responses to adverse reactions, such as hypoxia or hypotension. Failure to monitor adequately increases the risk of complications and may lead to permanent injury or death.
  • Improper Patient Assessment: Prior to administering anesthesia, it's crucial to assess the patient's medical history, allergies, and current health status. Anesthesia malpractice can occur if a thorough assessment is not conducted, leading to adverse reactions or complications during the procedure.
  • Negligent Communication: Effective communication among members of the surgical team is vital to ensure patient safety. Anesthesia malpractice may occur due to miscommunication regarding the patient's medical history, allergies, or the type and dosage of anesthesia being used. Such negligence can result in administering inappropriate anesthesia or overlooking critical information.
  • Equipment Failures: Anesthesia requires specialized equipment to monitor vital signs and administer drugs safely. Malfunctioning equipment or improper use can lead to anesthesia malpractice. For example, a faulty anesthesia machine may deliver an incorrect concentration of gasses, jeopardizing patient safety.
  • Delayed Response to Complications: In some cases, anesthesia malpractice occurs when medical professionals fail to respond promptly to complications arising during the procedure. Delays in addressing issues like airway obstruction, allergic reactions, or adverse drug interactions can result in serious harm to the patient.

Why Choose Us?

Our commitment to excellence and personalized attention sets us apart in the field of anesthesia malpractice. We have a proven track record of success, and our lawyers are known for their aggressive advocacy, strategic planning, and skilled negotiation. At Remer, Georges-Pierre & Hoogerwoerd, PLLC, your case is our priority.

Contact Our Anesthesia Malpractice Lawyers

If you or a loved one has been a victim of anesthesia malpractice in Coral Gables, FL or surrounding areas, don’t hesitate to contact us. Let our expert team guide you through this complex legal process.

Call Remer, Georges-Pierre & Hoogerwoerd, PLLC for a consultation at (305) 416-5000 or fill out our online form.

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