Here’s What to Know About Orthopedic Malpractice Cases

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Orthopedic surgeons are tasked with helping those with broken bones, issues with their joints, and other musculoskeletal problems. Fortunately, most orthopedic surgeons are competent and skilled at their practice, though this isn’t always the case. In some instances, orthopedic surgeons will behave carelessly and injure their patients as a result. This is unacceptable. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced New York City orthopedic injury malpractice attorney to learn more about these cases and how our legal team can help you fight for the financial compensation you require to heal. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What are some of the most common examples of orthopedic malpractice?

Perhaps unsurprisingly, there are a wide variety of ways in which a surgeon can commit an act of orthopedic malpractice. Just some of the most common mistakes that may qualify as malpractice are as follows:

  • Failure to properly treat fractures and broken bones
  • Negligent maneuvers during hip replacement surgery
  • Failing to properly treat back pain
  • Using defective materials during joint replacement surgery
  • Failing to correctly diagnose or treat arthritis

If you were harmed due to any of the aforementioned, there’s a strong chance you will have a valid claim. Our firm is here to help.

What should I do if I believe I’m a victim of medical malpractice?

If you believe you’re a victim of malpractice, the most important thing you can do is reach out to a competent New York City medical malpractice attorney. Our firm can assess your case and from there determine whether you have a valid claim and, finally, fight for the compensation you deserve and need to heal. To win a malpractice claim against an orthopedic surgeon, we will have to prove that the doctor owed you a duty of care, fell below the medical standard of care, harmed you as a direct result of this, you incurred significant damages as a result. Our legal team is prepared to fight for you today. You just need to pick up the phone and give us a call so we can begin working on your case.


At Mark L. Bodner, P.C., we are committed to guiding clients through each step of the medical malpractice and personal injury claims process. Our firm understands how traumatic it can be when you become a victim of negligence. We are prepared to fight on your behalf to help you recover a maximum compensation award.聽Contact our firm today.