Montgomery County Brain and Spinal Injuries Lawyer

You or a loved one goes into surgery for relief. Instead of a treatment that works, the unthinkable happens, and now you are contending with a brain or spinal injury from medical malpractice. The team at Raynes & Lawn is here to fight for your rights and help you reclaim your health. Our lawyers in Montgomery County bring experience and a passion for justice to every case. We are committed to ensuring that you and your family receive the compensation you deserve for your brain and/or spinal injuries.

Brain and Spinal Injuries Caused by Medical Malpractice

In surgery, the brain and spine can be subjected to damage as a result of medical negligence or malpractice. While some minor incidents may only cause temporary issues, other damages may be permanent or life-threatening. Here are some of the common brain and spinal injuries caused by medical mistakes:

Brain Injuries

  • Stroke: Failure to diagnose or treat conditions that may lead to a stroke, such as blood clots or hemorrhages. Decreased oxygen to the brain can also lead to a stroke during surgery.
  • Embolsim: A blood clot in the brain that are often overlooked by medical staff.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury(TBI): Negligence leading to head trauma, often resulting from accidents or improper medical procedures.
  • Hypoxia: Inadequate oxygen supply to the brain during surgical procedures or postoperative care.
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage: Bleeding within the skull, often caused by surgical errors or undiagnosed conditions.
  • Infection: Negligence leading to postoperative infections that can affect the brain, such as meningitis or encephalitis.

Spinal Injuries

  • Herniated Discs: Improper surgical techniques or negligence leading to the worsening of spinal disc conditions.
  • Spinal Cord Compression: Failure to diagnose or treat conditions that cause pressure on the spinal cord, leading to paralysis or loss of sensation.
  • Nerve Damage: Surgical errors or negligence leading to permanent damage to the spinal nerves.
  • Paralysis: Failure to prevent or address complications during surgery that may result in partial or complete paralysis.

How Medical Malpractice Can Cause Damage to the Brain or Spinal Cord

The central nervous system is a complex yet fragile structure. During a medical procedure, even the slightest misstep can have catastrophic consequences for the brain and spinal cord. Even post-operative care requires a delicate balance in order for the brain and spinal cord to adequately heal. If there is an error or mistake, terrible things may happen.

For example, surgical mistakes, such as an improper incision or an error, can result in brain and spinal damage. A misdiagnosis of a stroke or overlooking a patient’s medical history could lead to someone having a stroke or aneurysm on the operating table. Furthermore, patients may be at risk of anesthesia errors that lead to oxygen deprivation and, in severe cases, brain damage. Lastly, negligent post-operative care, including inadequate monitoring or failure to address post-surgical complications promptly, can exacerbate injuries or lead to secondary issues that affect the brain or spinal cord.

What to Do When Brain and Spinal Injuries Are Caused By Medical Malpractice

In the aftermath of a brain or spinal injury caused by medical malpractice, taking prompt and strategic action is crucial. Documenting all relevant medical records, including diagnostic reports, surgical notes, and post-operative care details, can provide critical evidence to support your case. Seeking additional expert opinions from trusted medical professionals specializing in neurology or spinal injuries can strengthen your position. Engaging a reputable legal team with extensive experience in handling medical malpractice cases is paramount. They can provide the necessary guidance and support during this challenging time, helping you navigate the legal complexities while focusing on your recovery and well-being.

What Types of Damages Can Be Covered in a Brain and Spinal Injury Case?

In a brain or spinal injury case resulting from medical malpractice, seeking compensation can encompass various types of damages, including:

  • Medical Expenses: Coverage for all medical treatments, surgeries, and ongoing rehabilitative therapies required as a result of the injury.
  • Lost Wages: Restitution for the income lost due to the inability to work during recovery or as a result of permanent disability caused by the injury.
  • Diminished Earning Capacity: Compensation for the impact of the injury on your ability to pursue certain types of employment or advancements in your career.
  • Pain and Suffering: Recognition of the physical and emotional distress experienced as a direct consequence of the injury and its lasting effects.
  • Emotional Distress: Compensation for the psychological impact and mental anguish caused by the trauma and subsequent challenges.

Why Choose Raynes & Lawn as Your Montgomery County Brain and Spinal Injury Lawyer?

The legal team at Raynes & Lawn has distinguished itself as a trusted partner with a deep commitment to advocating for the rights of you and your loved ones who have been affected by medical malpractice in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. When you choose Raynes & Lawn as your legal representation, you benefit from:

Experience & Knowledge

Collectively, the team at Raynes & Lawn has decades of legal experience in handling complex medical malpractice cases, including those involving brain and spinal injuries. Our knowledge also allows us to navigate your case with proficiency and precision.

Compassionate Support

We approach every case with compassion. During the legal process, your well-being is our top priority.

Proven Track Record

Raynes & Lawn has a history of securing substantial settlements and verdicts for clients, demonstrating a dedication to achieving the best possible outcomes for those we represent.

Contact Raynes & Lawn Today

If you or your family has been impacted by brain and spinal injuries caused by medical negligence, it is time to seek legal representation and redress. The team at Raynes & Lawn is here to provide you with guidance and support, ensuring that you get the compensation you deserve. Get in touch with us today by calling 1-800-535-1797 or by filling out the contact form.

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