Medical malpractice can result in many different types of injuries, including nerve damage. If you or someone close to you suffered nerve damage due to a doctor’s mistake, you may be entitled to compensation for your harm. At DeFrancisco & Falgiatano Personal Injury Lawyers, our skilled Rochester medical malpractice attorneys can scrutinize the facts of your case and provide you with an honest assessment of your claim.
A nerve is one or more bundles of fiber forming part of a system that conveys impulses of sensation, motion, pain, pressure, temperature, and more. Put simply, nerves transit messages between the brain and the rest of the body. Nerve damage can include a wide range of injuries from minor to severe. Nerves that have been severely injured can suffer a permanent loss of function or sensation. If a nerve is damaged but not severed, the result can be chronic pain. Unfortunately, this pain typically gets worse over time. Nerve damage can be a result of a variety of medical mistakes, including but not limited to:
- A surgical mistake causing damaged or severed nerves;