Medical Malpractice Lawyers Representing People Injured in Spinal Cord Surgery The spinal cord is a complex network of nerves. Together, the brain and spinal cord form the central nervous system. The spinal cord is a very delicate organ. Anytime there is surgery on or near the spinal cord, surgeons must take all reasonable measures to ensure that the spinal cord is adequately protected. The failure to protect the spinal cord can cause profound nerve damage and severe pain. In the worst cases, individuals can suffer paralysis. If you or someone you love has been injured in spinal cord surgery, it is vital to speak to a lawyer about these injuries.We are the law firm of Dankner Milstein, P.C. For years, our law firm has taken action for people harmed by medical negligence. Our Surgical errors are ready to help clients who have sustained all types of injuries, including:
- Injecting steroids or other medication into the spinal cord. In certain instances, physicians will inject steroids into areas near the spinal cord to alleviate persistent back pain. When the steroids are injected directly into the spinal cord, it can cause immediate nerve damage to the upper or lower extremities.
- Failing to properly affix screws or plates to the vertebrae during cervical spine surgery. When these materials loosen and “migrate” to other parts of the spinal column, it can create severe pain and injury.
Our neck injury law firm has offices in Manhattan, Long Island and New Jersey, and represents people harmed by malpractice in these areas and beyond. We understand the technical issues involved in these kinds of cases, and will work with doctors and other experts to prove both the liability of the surgeon and your damages. Our tireless, thorough preparation ensures that your Surgical errors case will have every chance of success in trial. As a result of our preparation, we are often able to settle cases before trial on favorable terms for our clients.