*General Surgery Injuries

A lack of informed consent is quite often the basis for a General Surgery Claim. It is a requirement of surgeons to obtain the informed consent of their patient before any surgery can be carried out (unless it is an emergency). Valid informed consent involves the patient being made fully aware of all possible risks and consequences associated with the specific procedure.

A claim for negligence can be valid if a patient undergoes surgery without being made aware of all possible risks attached.

Other common instances for General Surgery Claims to arise can be in relation to a failure to recognise post-operative complications (Bleeding), poor post-operative care or misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis resulting in delayed surgery.

Contact our Medical Negligence/ Healthcare Law Department if you have any concerns regarding possible negligence during surgery.

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ATHLONE

Oak House,
39-41 Mardyke Street,
Athlone,
Co. Westmeath

Tel: (090) 647 8433
Email: info@bccsolicitors.ie

GALWAY

9 Gray Office Park,
Galway Retail Park,
Headford Road,
Galway City

Tel: (091) 511 421
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DUBLIN

24–26
Upper Ormond Quay,
Dublin 7

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MOATE

Main Street,
Moate,
Co. Westmeath

Tel: (090) 648 2090
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LANESBOROUGH

Main Street,
Lanesborough,
Co. Longford

Tel: (043) 332 1200
Email: info@bccsolicitors.ie

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