Gastric Bypass Errors
Medical Malpractice Lawyer Serving Bakersfield
Obesity is an issue that continues to receive more attention throughout the United States; not only for its social or emotional ramifications but also because of the impact it may have on a person's health. As such, more and more people are turning to gastric bypass surgery or other medical means of losing large amounts of weight. If you or someone you know sought help by way of gastric bypass surgery and suffered injury as a result, an attorney at Pacific Attorney Group may be able to help.
If you were the victim of a gastric bypass error on the part of your surgeon, nurse or any other medical professional who dealt with your procedure, you may have the right to take legal action. A
Bakersfield medical malpractice lawyer at our law firm may be able to assist you in filing a civil suit against the facility or surgeon responsible for your injuries.
Gastric Bypass Surgery Malpractice in Bakersfield, CA
Gastric bypass is a surgical procedure that involves stapling or rerouting the stomach and intestines in order to alter the typical physiological route the body uses to process food. Not all overweight people will qualify for gastric bypass, and this procedure is typically recommended only in people who are at least 100 pounds overweight and who have tried several other weight loss methods.
Gastric bypass malpractice occurs when a surgeon or any other medical professional involved in a gastric bypass procedure fails to provide proper care to a patient. This may occur in any phase - during the evaluation of a patient, surgery, or postoperative care. In administering anesthesia, monitoring a patient during surgery, performing the procedure, or in monitoring or caring for the patient after the surgery, a doctor or nurse may make a mistake or may be negligent or careless in some way. When this happens, it places the patient at risk of serious injury or even
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