Michael H. Bereston, Inc.

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Phone: 410-793-4554

Toll Free: 866-517-4037

Do not be afraid to query the success of your surgery

Going through surgery can be a daunting experience, no matter how used to such procedures you may be or how necessary the operation is. Fortunately, Maryland has a wealth of dedicated and diligent surgeons who will do all they can to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible. However, there are still those who do not take their jobs as seriously as they should or who can become careless in certain circumstances.

It is a worrying thought, especially when you consider the potential damage a botched surgery can cause. The mistakes made by careless surgeons can range from improperly closing an incision, to leaving foreign objects within the patient's body or even operating on the wrong site. All of these mistakes can have long-term complications for the patient and can result in serious and permanent damage.

However, it is not always easy to detect when a mistake has been made, particularly when it is internal. It can take time for signs of the issue to manifest and, even then, you might assume that you are still simply feeling the normal after-effects of surgery. Nevertheless, if you have any concerns, you should seek medical help as soon as possible. Your doctor can advise you about your symptoms and may be able to put your mind at ease.

Never be afraid to seek a second opinion. Your health is important, and your doctors should be understanding of your need for reassurance in these matters. If it emerges that you have been harmed or made ill in any way as the result of medical negligence, you might also benefit from the support of an attorney. Our page on surgical malpractice may also be able to answer some of your questions and help you as you pursue the remuneration you deserve for the poor treatment you have received.

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Michael H. Bereston, Inc.
138 Main Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 2990
Annapolis, MD 21401

Maryland: 410-793-4554
Toll Free: 866-517-4037
Baltimore/Annapolis: 410-269-5011
DC: 202-628-2226
Fax: 410-269-5022

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