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Michigan Hernia Surgery Malpractice Lawyers

Michigan Hernia Repair Surgery 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. 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.

Hernia Repair Procedure

A hernia repair is known medically as a herniorrhaphy (HER-nee-OR-uh-fee). There are two techniques in use today.

Open Herniorrhaphy: In this approach, the doctor makes a single long incision over the hernia, removes the protruding sac if necessary, and sews the torn muscle closed. Man-made mesh may be applied to the inside of the muscle wall to further strengthen it. The operation typically takes between 1 and 2 hours.

Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy: This version of the procedure is accomplished through two small incisions, one in the abdomen, the other close to the hernia. With the aid of a tiny-lighted scope, the surgeon uses miniature, remote-controlled surgical instruments to make the repair from within the abdomen. Like an open herniorrhaphy, the procedure lasts 1 to 2 hours.

Risks of Hernia Repair Procedures

The most common risks of a Hernia Repair procedure are:

  • Infection
  • Bleeding
  • Recurrence of hernia
  • Injury to or loss of testicle or spermatic cords
  • Nerve injury resulting in numbness or chronic pain

Time Deadlines for Filing a Hernia Repair 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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To learn more about the laws in Michigan medical malpractice cases, you should request our FREE BOOK, "The Ultimate Michigan Medical Malpractice Handbook."  We will send it out to you immediately.

Contact Our Hernia Repair Medical 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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