Sponges & Other Objects Left in the Body After Surgery

Experienced Legal Help When Surgeons Leave Sponges and Other Equipment in the Body After Surgery

When foreign objects are left in a body cavity following surgery, the results are more than just a fascinating news story and a startling x-ray. Consequences, to the patient, can involve:

  • Additional surgery is usually needed to remove the object, along with all of the risks involved in any surgery
  • Pain and damage to internal organs
  • Infections (especially when sponges are left behind)
  • Wrongful death

If your surgical team left surgical instruments in your body following a surgical procedure resulting in the need for subsequent surgery or other complications, contact the Ohio, law firm of The Donahey Law Firm. We have handled hundreds of legal cases involving surgical errors, including cases involving left-behind:

  • Surgical sponge
  • Clamps
  • Rubber gloves
  • Towels
  • Forceps
  • Bandages
  • Tweezers
  • Swaps
  • Safety pins
  • Knife blades
  • Scalpels
  • Clamps
  • Suction tips and tubes
  • Scopes
  • Measuring devices
  • Surgical mask
  • Needles
  • Scissors
  • Gauze
  • Other foreign objects

For a free consultation regarding surgical errors and medical malpractice law contact the lawyers of The Donahey Law Firm. Call 866-918-5886.

When you claim that a doctor or other medical care provider has made a serious error you need facts and, often, the opinion of other medical experts to support the charge. At The Donahey Law Firm we will promptly review your medical records, consult with knowledgeable experts and interview witnesses regarding your case. We will also arrange for the testimony of expert witnesses and other key information and testimony should your case go to trial.

Our firm is one the oldest medical malpractice and personal injury law firms in central Ohio and, since 1968, we have resolved thousands of claims following serious injury and wrongful death. For more information and to schedule a no-charge consultation with an experienced medical malpractice attorney, contact our firm.

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The Donahey Law Firm has offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Delaware, , offers free initial consultations and works exclusively on a contingency fee basis. To contact an experienced Ohio attorney call 866-918-5886.

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