Our 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.
Prostate surgery or prostatectomy is the removal of the prostate gland. This prostate cancer treatment is an invasive procedure that can be performed by a single incision to the lower abdomen (retropubic) or perineum (perineal), or by a series of small incisions (laparoscopic and robotic).
Risks of Prostatectomy Procedures
The most common risks of a Prostatectomy procedure are:
- Bleeding and/or infection
- Injury to bladder, urethra or rectum
- Retrograde ejaculation
- Bladder blockage
Contact a Michigan Prostatectomy Medical Malpractice Lawyer
If you suspect that you or a family member have been the victim of medical malpractice from a prostatectomy surgery, you should contact our office immediately to discuss your case. There are strict time limitations for filing medical malpractice cases in Michigan and if you wait too long, your case may be barred forever. Call us now at (800) 606-1717.
You should also request our FREE BOOK, "The Ultimate Michigan Medical Malpractice Handbook, " which explains the legal process in Michigan and what must be proven to win your case. We will send out the book immediately to you.