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If you went in to get some plastic surgery done on your face and you ended up with permanent damage and an altered appearance from bad surgery, you should call a medical malpractice attorney. You shouldn't have to pay for the surgeries you may need to repair the damage or live with a lifetime of unhappiness because of your appearance.
A medical malpractice lawyer can determine if what the surgeon did during the operation is what caused your disfiguration and if it is worth your efforts to move forward with the case. Here are some things that the lawyer will do.
Get an Expert Opinion of What Went Wrong
You will most likely have to see another plastic surgeon or possibly more than one to see what exactly went wrong with the surgery. The other surgeons may be able to look at the results and determine if the problem was:
When the cause of the poor results and possible disfiguration or permanent damage can be diagnosed and proven, it provides great evidence for your case.
Determine the Reconstruction Needed
Other surgeons can also explain the reconstruction needed. For your medical malpractice lawsuit, you want great details about:
The impact of the reconstructive surgeries will be an important factor in the case, and you want to get the financial compensation you deserve if you are the victim of a botched surgery.
Estimate All Financial Losses and Future Burdens
There are a lot of financial factors that will be involved in this type of case. Some of the following financial burdens will typically be included in the settlement:
Any direct or trickle-down effect of the financial issues, including your legal fees, will usually be included the settlement.
The lawyer will look at all of the details and evidence that prove there was medical negligence, and then work on presenting the case. The surgeon who did the work will determine if they want to fight the lawsuit or if they want to settle out of court. Don't waste any time and get yourself medical malpractice representation right away.Share