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Michigan Aortic Dissection Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Michigan Aortic Dissection Medical Malpractice LawyersOur Michigan medical malpractice lawyers represent patients like you who have suffered injuries due to medical mistakes made by doctors, nurses, and hospitals. Many of these injuries are very serious, often requiring extensive medical treatment and the need for additional surgeries. When a medical error causes a death, it can give rise to a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit.

There are risks involved in every medical procedure and not all poor results are due to medical malpractice. A lawsuit can only be filed when there is a medical error or mistake that caused your injury.

Aortic Dissection Procedure

Aortic dissection is a tear in the wall of the aorta that causes blood to flow between the layers of the wall of the aorta and force the layers apart. Aortic dissection is a medical emergency and can quickly lead to death, even with optimal treatment. If the dissection tears the aorta completely open (through all three layers), massive and rapid blood loss occurs. Aortic dissections resulting in rupture have an 80% mortality rate, and 50% of patients die before they even reach the hospital. If the dissection reaches 6 cm, the patient must be taken for emergency surgery.

Risks of Aortic Dissection Procedures

The most common risks of an Aortic Dissection procedure are:

  • Stroke
  • Renal failure
  • Bowel infarction
  • Paraplegia
  • Death

Although these are common risks, they may also be the result of medical negligence. Our experience medical malpractice lawyers will review your medical chart and determine whether your injury was the result of negligent treatment or just a normal risk or complication of your procedure.

Time Deadlines for Filing a Aortic Dissection Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

You should be aware that there are strict time limitations for filing medical malpractice suits in Michigan.  In general, you must file your medical malpractice claim within two years of the injury or negligent medical treatment.  There are some exceptions for cases involving minors, wrongful death cases, and other situations, but you need to discuss these with a lawyer as soon as possible.  If you wait too long to contact a lawyer, your claim may be destroyed. 

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Contact Our Aortic DissectionMedical Malpractice Lawyers

If you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice in Michigan, you may be able to file a lawsuit seeking compensation for your injuries. Call our award winning legal team today at (800) 606-1717. We will listen to your story and determine if you are eligible to file a claim. There are strict time deadlines so it is important that you call us today.

If we accept your case, we will begin work immediately. All clients are represented under our No Fee Promise, which means you will not pay anything unless we are able to recover compensation for you. There is absolutely nothing to lose, so call us today!

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