Medical Malpractice and Broken Bones
Broken bones are among the most common injuries that may require immediate medical care, but may not necessarily prove life-threatening. However, if a person isn’t provided with the right treatment for their broken bones, they may develop serious health problems as a result. This sort of medical malpractice can leave behind inexcusable suffering and additional health concerns that can be more difficult to deal with.
If you’ve been mistreated by a doctor or nurse for a broken bone, we may be able to help you recover the financial losses you’ve suffered as a result. For more information about your legal options after an incident involving medical malpractice, contact a New York medical malpractice lawyer of Hach & Rose, LLP, by calling (212) 779-0057 today.
Consequences of Broken Bone Malpractice
If a doctor or nurse fails to properly treat or diagnose a broken bone, there may be some serious health concerns that develop as a result. In particular, the following problems may contribute to further tissue damage around the area of the broken bone and prolong a patient’s suffering:
- Delayed or wrong diagnosis of a broken bone
- Improper treatment of the bone fracture
- Using metal fracture treatment devices that could cause local tissue damage
- Incorrectly providing anesthesia or pain medication
- Improperly resetting a bone
These mistakes can cause additional injuries to a patient, pushing them to receive additional treatment and spend even more time in recovery.
Medical malpractice can leave behind injuries that may prove much more expensive to treat and keep you from returning to work. To learn more about what kind of legal action may be available if you’ve sustained an injury after receiving treatment for a broken bone, contact a New York medical malpractice attorney of Hach & Rose, LLP, today at (212) 779-0057.