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Orthopedic Malpractice

Philadelphia Orthopedic Negligence Lawyer

Malpractice & Errors in Orthopedics

Orthopedics is the branch of medicine dealing with correcting and preventing deformities, injuries, or disorders affecting the bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. We may seek treatment from an orthopedic specialist after sustaining broken bones in an accident, to correct a deformity, or to address a sport- or fall-related soft tissue injury.

If you recently underwent orthopedic surgery or sought treatment from an orthopedic doctor for any reason, and you believe that you were injured because of their failure to provide proper care, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. We at The Villari Firm, PLLC can talk to you about what happened and can help you explore your options, the value of your potential claim, and how to pursue compensation to cover new medical expenses, ongoing treatment, lost earnings, and possibly much more.

Our Philadelphia orthopedic malpractice attorney takes on cases involving:

  • Failure to diagnose a bone fracture
  • Improper treatment of a fracture
  • Improper setting of a broken bone
  • Misreading an X-ray, MIR, or CT scan
  • Failure to diagnose nerve impingement/damage
  • Improper fracture repair
  • Compartment syndrome caused by a too-tight cast
  • Improper placement of orthopedic hardware
  • Orthopedic surgery errors
  • Local or general anesthesia mistakes
  • Post-operative infection

To find out how we can help you, call (215) 372-8889 or contact us online.

Consequences of Orthopedic Malpractice

Errors and negligence on the part of an orthopedic doctor or surgeon can have disastrous or even deadly results. Fatal blood clots, permanent nerve or muscle damage, spinal cord injury, hip or joint problems, infection, and decreased mobility are all potential consequences of orthopedic malpractice. When such injuries occur, patients have the right to seek justice in civil court.

Proving orthopedic malpractice is a technical matter. It is also challenging, but involving medical experts and meticulously investigating the procedure from every angle will help to expose any failure to provide proper care. Philadelphia orthopedic negligence lawyer Heidi G. Villari has over 20 years of legal experience and knows what indicators to look for in these cases. Once she has found proof, she fights to make sure any and all at-fault parties are held accountable. This determination has led to over $110 million in recoveries, and it may lead to the recovery of maximum compensation in your case.

Contact The Villari Firm, PLLC today for a free, no-obligation consultation.

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Why Hire The Villari Firm?

The Right Lawyer Makes a Difference
  • Experienced Counsel

    With over 20 years of experience practicing law, Heidi G. Villari knows how to effectively and ethically fight for your recovery.

  • Access to Resources

    The Villari Firm works with the finest of experts, medical doctors and legal professionals who are in the best position to review your case.

  • Valuable Insight

    Heidi G. Villari has been on both sides of medical malpractice cases and is prepared to leverage this insight on her clients' behalf.

  • Prepared for Anything

    At The Villari Firm, we believe that preparation is key to success and are always ready to go to trial to fight on our clients' behalf.

  • Unwavering Support

    Heidi G. Villari is dedicated to doing whatever it takes to effectively fight for the compensation that her clients need and deserve.

  • A Proven Record

    Attorney Heidi G. Villari has fearlessly fought to help her clients recover over $110 million in compensation for their injuries.

Contact the Villari Firm And Leave the Battle to Us

If you have been harmed due to the negligence or carelessness of a medical professional, do not hesitate to let us fight for your rights. If you think you have no chance of recovering compensation, then you have never met Heidi G. Villari.