Corpus Christi Transplant Injury Attorneys | Texas Organ Transplant Error Lawyers
In the past few decades, the number of organ transplants performed has steadily increased in the U.S. Unfortunately, the number of medical errors during organ transplants has increased, as well. A heart, kidney, lung, liver or other transplant can save a patient's life. However, when mistakes are made by transplant doctors, the results can be catastrophic for patients and their families. The Snapka Law Firm represents individuals who have been injured or the families of individuals who have died as a result of transplant errors.
Many types of doctor negligence and medical malpractice can jeopardize the success of an organ transplant, including:
- Receiving an infected organ
- Receiving a diseased organ
- Receiving an incompatible organ
- Receiving the wrong organ
- Medical malpractice leading to post-transplant infections
Transplant errors are grave forms of malpractice, as they often result in the death of the receiving patient. If you or a loved one has been the victim of a transplant error, you should seek legal advice immediately. For over 30 years, the Snapka Law Firm has been committed to representing injured individuals and families who have lost loved ones due to transplant mistakes. We will fight to get you the compensation and justice you deserve. Call us at (361) 888-7676 or toll-free at (866) 888-7676 to discuss your medical malpractice case.
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Kathryn Snapka represented a young woman who contracted disseminated tuberculosis after being transplanted with an organ tainted with the disease. She was able to prove that the organ procurement organization which offered the organs of the donor failed to represent essential factual information upon which transplant surgeons could make a decision regarding the suitability of the organ. The matter settled with the money being placed in trust for the benefit of the transplant recipient.