Surgical Errors - Miami Medical Malpractice Lawyer: Sean M. Cleary

If you’ve been hurt due to the negligence of a medical professional while in surgery, speak to our medical malpractice attorney during a free consultation.

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Sean M. Cleary

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Surgical Medical Malpractice

Sean M. Cleary is an experienced lawyer. He helped me with my case, and I felt like he completely understood my pain.

Yolanda W.

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Medical Malpractice Victim

I have to say, that Sean is a true gentleman. He is smart. He made sure I understood everything related to the case.

Grimsel M.

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Wrongful Death Due to Medical Malpractice

Throughout the trial, Sean was an aggressive litigator and a highly trusted advisor of mine. He helped me secure the future of my children and honor the memory of my deceased wife. He worked very hard and he spent so much time on our case. Thank you.

Richard S.

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Florida Hospital Medical Malpractice

My wife was involved in a medical malpractice case in a Florida hospital and we needed the help of a skilled, dedicated professional with considerable experience in this area of law. Luckily, we came across Sean's office and decided to contact him regarding our case. Nevertheless, he is a lawyer dedicated to pursuing justice with commitment and helped us receive a substantial settlement.


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Defective Hip Implant. Severe Infection

We were satisfied by Mr. Cleary's legal services.


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Michael B.- Google Review

I couldn't be happier with the legal representation and work Sean gave to the organization I represent. He was a thoughtful, professional partner in an extremely difficult situation that at times seemed hopeless but reached a successful end with all parties agreeable with the outcome. A very difficult navigation that Sean was able to help lead us through. We are thankful for his help, and I highly recommend Sean when looking for legal services.

Michael B.

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Robert L. - Google Review

My wife and I were referred to Sean Cleary by another Attorney. He was very highly recommended and, I must say, very deservedly so. Sean is very diligent in his work; his preparation is phenomenal and his presentations are something to behold. He is very accessible if you have any questions. He always takes the time to fully explain in language you can understand. We highly recommend anyone needing to Sean Cleary.

Robert L.

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Mary O. - Google Review

Sean Cleary represented my husband and I in a very difficult medical malpractice case. Mr. Cleary was always was courteous, diligent and professional. He was straightforward and upfront about the challenges we faced but never relented in his pursuit of justice on our behalf, up through and beyond a contentious 6-day jury trial. We would recommend him without hesitation.

Mary O.

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Leopoldo G. - Google Review

Sean is an outstanding professional, transparent and very diligent; he personally dedicated time and attention to my case; he always responded my calls promptly, keeping me informed all the time. His knowledge and advises are very accurate and valuable. Definitely, great lawyer.

Leopoldo G.

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Julie F. - Google Review

I would highly recommend Sean Cleary. Not only is he a very knowledgeable attorney he takes the time to explain the law to ensure you understand every aspect of your case. He is also very sensitive to the needs of you and or your family during very trying times.

Julie F.

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Sandra P. - Google Review

From day one, Mr. Cleary had faith in my case. He paid attention to every detail with great professionalism. He did not shy away from any challenges and went the extra mile to provide what he promised.

Sandra P.

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Digna F. - Google Review

Highly recommended. Sean is smart, conscientious, detail-oriented and extremely knowledgeable in his field. Always gets excellent results for his clients.

Digna F.

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Dino S. - Google Review

If you have a problem or have been wronged, Sean Cleary is the man to talk to. Had a fantastic experience with Sean and all of the friendly, helpful and professional staff of the firm. If Sean accepts you as a client and agrees to represent you, you'll be in the best of hands.

Dino S.

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Medical Malpractice Trial

Sean represented my husband and I in a medical malpractice case. It was a very difficult time for us. Therefore it was great that he always was courteous, diligent and highly professional. Sean is always straightforward and upfront about the challenges you are to face. We highly recommend him.

Mary O.

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Nicolas E. - Google Review

Sean represented my wife and I and our three-year-old daughter in a case involving medical malpractice after she was born at a Miami hospital. The case was settled confidentially, providing for the future care and treatment of our daughter, and we were very satisfied with the result.

Nicolas E.

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Amputation Due to Medical Negligence

Clients were satisfied by Mr. Cleary's legal services.


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Surgical Errors

Every year over 4K patients who undergo surgery are injured from a surgical error. It’s estimated that around the country, wrong-site incidents occur up to 40 times per week. Wrong-site incidents are surgery errors considered among the most serious in Florida. Since 2012, medical facilities in Florida have reported 315 wrong-site incidents to the Agency for Healthcare Administration. However, doctors only received discipline in approximately 1 out of 3 incidents. In the U.S., over the course of 20 years, there were over 9.7K paid malpractice claims which cost over $1.3 billion. 59% of victims suffered temporary injury, 33% had permanent injuries, and 6.6% of cases lead to wrongful death.


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Common Medical Procedures Questions

What Is Surgical Malpractice? »

A medical or surgical error malpractice case is an act of negligence done to a patient by a member of the medical staff involved in the surgical procedure. You have a case when the doctor or anyone from the staff makes a mistake that leads to injury, movement loss, financial loss, or other loss of any kind.

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What Are The First Steps Taken In a Surgical Malpractice Case? »

The essential steps in a medical malpractice case are demonstrating the medical standard of care, what a relatively experienced surgeon would have done under comparable situations, then showing how the surgeon in the instant case didn't match that standard in performing the medical procedure.

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Is Delaying Medication Administration or Diagnosis a Malpractice Case? »

Medical malpractice includes conditions caused by delayed administration of medication and delayed diagnosis. Acting at the right time is critical in many cases, and failure to do so can cause injury and even death. If you were negligently treated, you have the right to sue.

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What Are The Obstacles In Having a Successful Surgical Malpractice Case? »

A successful medical malpractice claim usually depends on the strength of the evidence showing serious consequences deriving from a medical error. If you do not collect all records, including medical bills, witness information, etc., and if you do not select your attorney carefully, you may fail to recover significant damages.

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What Are Surgical Errors? »

Surgical errors are preventable errors made during surgery, such as negligence in manipulating surgical tools, performing surgery on the wrong part of the body, injuring a nerve, anesthesia-related mistakes, leaving surgical accessories inside the body or even operating on the wrong patient.

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