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Buffalo Anesthesia Error Lawyer

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A key component of many surgical procedures is the administration of anesthesia. Anesthesiologists are medical professionals who are responsible for administering medicine called anesthetic to reduce or prevent pain during surgical procedures. Before administering the anesthetic, the anesthesiologist must carefully review a patient’s medical background to develop a specific anesthesia plan for that individual.

When anesthesiologists make mistakes, the consequences can be devastating. Anesthesia errors lead to serious injuries, complications, and, in some cases, death. If you believe that you or your loved one was the victim of an anesthesia mistake, we encourage you to reach out to our team to learn more about your legal rights and options. You could be entitled to financial compensation for your losses, pain, and suffering. At Richmond Vona, LLC, we have a long history of success in complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Our Buffalo anesthesia error lawyers are here to answer your questions and guide you through the process with the compassion, respect, and dignity you deserve.

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Types of Anesthesia

There are several different types of anesthesia with various practical applications. An error in the administration of any type of anesthesia can lead to serious consequences.

The main types of anesthesia are:

  • General Anesthesia: Ensures you are unconscious and have no sensation or awareness during surgery
  • Regional Anesthesia: Used to block pain sensation in a large area of a person’s body
  • Local Anesthesia: Used to numb sensation in a specific part of the body

Once the proper amount and type of anesthetic is administered, it is the anesthesiologist’s duty to carefully monitor the patient and his/her vital signs. An error in any stage of the administration of anesthesia can result in very serious injury or wrongful death.

Common Anesthesia Errors & Their Effects

Before and during the administration of anesthesia, an anesthesiologist can make a number of mistakes, all of which can result in harm to the patient.

Some of the most common anesthesia errors and complications include:

  • Failure to monitor the patient
  • Administering the wrong anesthetic
  • Administering the wrong dosage of anesthetic
  • Allergic reactions
  • Failure to read a patient’s chart prior to administering anesthesia

The consequences of an anesthesia error can vary depending on a variety of factors, but some examples include:

  • Brain damage
  • Stroke
  • Cerebral or spinal damage
  • Heart attack
  • Coma
  • Anesthesia awareness
  • Consciousness during surgery
  • Wrongful death

These and other injuries and complications can result in emergency medical treatment, life-altering injuries, and disabilities. The cost of such injuries can be exorbitant, particularly when victims are unable to return to work due to their injuries. At Richmond Vona, LLC, we believe that you should not have to simply face the consequences of a medical professional’s negligence on your own. Our Buffalo anesthesia error attorneys can help you determine whether you have grounds for a claim and, if so, will immediately begin investigating your claim and building a case aimed at maximizing your recovery.

Call (716) 300-5885 or contact us online to request a free initial consultation. With an office located in Buffalo, we serve clients throughout Western New York.


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Request a Free Consultation with Our Attorneys Today

At Richmond Vona, LLC, our personal injury attorneys have experience advocating for the rights of victims of anesthesia errors. If you or a loved one was injured due to an anesthesia error, we can help you fight to obtain justice and financial recovery.

Taking on medical providers and their insurance companies is no easy task; we strongly recommend that you reach out to our firm right away to protect your right to a full recovery. Often, medical insurance providers will go to great lengths to protect the insured and do everything possible to avoid paying out claims. It’s important that you put a knowledgeable legal team with a proven record of success on your side.

For a free, initial consultation with a top-rated Buffalo anesthesia error attorney, please contact Richmond Vona, LLC today: (716) 300-5885.

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  • A Results-Oriented Focus

    Our legal teamĀ is prepared to do whatever is necessary to get you the full and fair financial compensation that you deserve.

  • Care, Compassion and Respect

    After all you’ve been through, you deserve someone to fight for you, while providing the individual attention you deserve.

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With over 25 years of combined personal injury experience, our co-founding attorneys, John E. Richmond and Keith R. Vona, have helped injury victims and their family members recover more than $150 million in financial relief.

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