Back Surgery - Miami Medical Malpractice Lawyer: Sean M. Cleary

If you or a loved one has suffered as a result of a failed back surgery, you may be entitled to compensation; contact us for a free, no obligation, case evaluation.

How we help in a back surgery malpractice case?

We obtain and review all medical reports, video surveillance and the digital printout of the intraoperative monitoring data to pinpoint when and how the error occurred.

Sean M. Cleary
Miami Back Surgery Lawyer

For most types of spine surgery, both neurosurgeons and specially trained orthopedic surgeons may be considered. Annually in Florida, around 3.4% of the practicing neurosurgeons face malpractice claims. Also, around 4% of the practicing orthopedic surgeons are being sued for malpractice annually. The infection rate for open back surgery is 19% and for minimally invasive surgery is 0,49%. Around 70% of the cases in Florida involve improperly performed back surgical procedures. The second highest reason for malpractice claims in Florida (28% of the cases) is the failure to properly diagnose the condition following unnecessary back surgery.


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Common Back surgery Questions

Do I Have Grounds for a Back Surgery Malpractice Lawsuit? »

If the surgical hardware was used incorrectly, if the wrong medication or dosage was prescribed, if the patient was diagnosed incorrectly, if there is a persistent back pain, pressure ulcers or staph infections after surgery, you may have grounds to file a back surgery malpractice lawsuit.

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The Surgeon Did Not Inform Me About the Risks of Spinal Surgery. Can I Sue Him for Malpractice? »

Surgeons have to always provide patients with sufficient information about the risks of their surgery procedure so they can opt in or out in full possession of all data. Failure to provide information might justify a medical malpractice lawsuit. Get advice from an experienced attorney.

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What Is Medical Malpractice? »

The professional negligence of a healthcare provider that offered substandard treatment and caused injury, harm, or even death is called medical malpractice. It often involves an error of dosage or diagnosis, aftercare or inaction. Any healthcare professional or institution might be held legally responsible.

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