Like any other type of doctor, orthopedic surgeons are vulnerable to claims of medical malpractice.
But the mere fact that an orthopedic surgery is not successful is not enough to establish a claim for orthopedic malpractice. Even if the surgeon makes a mistake, that mistake alone may not be enough to make a strong claim for orthopedic malpractice.
Instead, successful malpractice lawsuits against orthopedic surgeons must be able to prove that:
If you believe you may have suffered injury as a result of orthopedic malpractice, it is important to seek legal advice as early as possible.
For more than 30 years, the law firm of Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, P.C., has built a strong legal practice devoted to protecting the rights of people injured as a result of medical malpractice. With more than 150 years’ combined experience, our attorneys have recovered millions of dollars in settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of people who have suffered unnecessary injury at the hands of orthopedic surgeons and other health care professionals.
Some of the types of possible orthopedic malpractice that our attorneys are qualified to handle include:
Because medical malpractice cases — including orthopedic malpractice cases — are complex and time-consuming, it is important to seek early legal advice from knowledgeable attorneys. At Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, P.C., we offer a free initial consultation and medical records review. After the records review, we will provide a thorough assessment of whether we believe you have a valid claim for orthopedic malpractice.
If the case moves forward, we will work with medical and financial experts to build a complete picture of your injuries and your financial losses, and make settlement demands to the responsible parties. We will continue to advocate on your behalf for reasonable and fair compensation, either via settlement, mediation, arbitration or a jury trial.
At Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, P.C., we handle all medical malpractice cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we do not get paid unless and until you receive a settlement or a jury award.
At Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, P.C., we handle all Orthopedic Malpractice cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we do not get paid unless and until you receive a settlement or a jury award.