Savannah Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice Lawyers

As plastic surgery becomes more popular, more people are at risk of being seriously injured or killed by a negligent surgeon. Victims of botched cosmetic surgeries can suffer both physical and psychological trauma because of the devastating effects of a surgical error.

If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved one because of plastic surgery malpractice, you may be entitled to compensation. The Nye Law Group has experienced Savannah cosmetic surgery malpractice lawyers who have secured just compensation for many victims of botched cosmetic surgeries.

Your initial consultation is free and we work on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not get paid unless you do.

Chat live with a legal representative or call us at 855-856-4212.

Examples of Plastic Surgery Malpractice

Plastic surgery malpractice is a type of medical malpractice and can include medical errors such as:

  • Operating on the wrong body part
  • Not taking a full patient history
  • Ignoring a patient's informed consent and performing procedures the patient did not authorize
  • Performing surgery in a non-sanitary environment
  • Damaging surrounding tissue, ligaments, nerves or muscles
  • Using a nurse anesthetist instead of an anesthesiologist
  • Performing complex procedures in private offices that are unequipped to deal with potential complications

There is also a growing problem of unlicensed surgeons performing plastic surgery and injuring patients. These people take one or two courses on plastic surgery and then market themselves as capable, experienced surgeons. But they do not have the experience and knowledge to perform the operation safely and to deal with problems that may arise during the procedure.

Plastic surgery malpractice puts patients at risk of death and a variety of serious injuries such as:

  • Scarring
  • Paralysis
  • Infection
  • Drooping or caving at the surgical site
  • Disfigurement
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin discoloration or other irregularities

If you are a victim of plastic surgery malpractice, contact the Savannah cosmetic surgery malpractice lawyers at The Nye Law Group. We have helped many victims of plastic surgery malpractice recover compensation to help them recover from their injuries and move forward with their lives.

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Proving Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice

Your attorney must prove five things to prevail in a plastic surgery malpractice case:

  1. A healthcare professional had a duty to operate within accepted standards of care in the medical community
  2. The healthcare professional did not act within accepted standards of care, either through negligence or a failure to act
  3. The patient sustained an injury
  4. The injury was caused by the medical professional's negligence
  5. The patient experienced severe damages as a result of the injury

These are complex, lengthy cases that require an experienced legal team if you want to have a good chance at getting compensation.

The Savannah cosmetic surgery malpractice lawyers at The Nye Law Group have the skill and the resources to thoroughly investigate your claim and find out exactly what happened. Our caring attorneys know how to review complex medical documentation and which experts to consult about the extent of your injuries. With years of experience, we are prepared for counter arguments brought by the defense.

Our Savannah cosmetic surgery malpractice lawyers are committed to holding negligent healthcare professionals accountable for the injuries they have caused.

Compensation from a Cosmetic Surgery Lawsuit

If our medical malpractice attorneys are successful, you could win economic damages, non-economic damages, and punitive damages. Economic damages include payment for current and future medical expenses related to your injury. You may also be entitled to compensation for lost wages if your injury prevented you from returning to work.

Non-economic compensation is for the pain and suffering caused by the injury. It could also include wrongful death compensation if a loved one died as a result of surgical malpractice. Surviving family members could obtain compensation for lost medical benefits, loss of a pension, loss of an inheritance, lost wages and funeral costs.

If the plastic surgeon's actions were particularly malicious, you may be entitled to punitive damages that are meant as a form of punishment to prevent the liable party, and others, from engaging in a similar way.

Contact a Savannah Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice Lawyer

If you were injured during cosmetic surgery, you could be entitled to compensation for the plastic surgeon's negligence.

The Savannah cosmetic surgery malpractice lawyers at The Nye Law Group work tirelessly so that victims of plastic surgery negligence receive the maximum compensation for their injuries. We want you to get the treatment you need to fully recover from your injuries without having a mountain of expensive medical bills that you cannot afford.

Contact us today for a free consultation to review your claim.

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About Nye Law Group

The personal injury lawyers at The Nye Law Group have a strong reputation of standing up for the rights of those who have been injured throughout Georgia and South Carolina.

We are committed to fighting for justice and compensation for injury victims who have suffered because of another’s negligence in auto accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and many other situations.

We offer personal injury victims a free consultation to discuss their legal options. YOU OWE US NOTHING UNLESS WE RECOVER COMPENSATION FOR YOU.

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