There are many advertisements for how to make the penile larger, but most of them come with many risks. It is possible to undergo male enhancement surgery to attempt to make the penile larger. Penile enhancement surgery is also very risky and many men who have had this surgery have later reported negative after-effects and permanent injuries. Penile implants are gaining in popularity in the same way breast augmentation surgery has gained in popularity for women. This means more men are getting the surgery and this also means that more men have experience with the risks and problems the surgery presents.

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is the legal charge against a doctor or medical institution that has provided subpar care or poor medical treatment. There are many kinds of medical malpractice. One is based on improper surgery or poor technique. In the case of penile enlargement surgery, this could mean trouble healing, bad cuts, and permanent scars. Shoddy technique or poor post-op treatment can lead to long-term problems and permanent loss of sensation in the penile. In some extreme cases, the patient can lose the ability to get or maintain an erection. When this happens, a loss of life enjoyment is present, and this can be grounds for a malpractice claim.

Can I File a Claim?

If the patient suffers long term damage as a result of penile enhancement surgery, a medical malpractice negligence claim can be filed if it can also be proven that the harm the patient suffered is a direct result of action or lack of action on the part of the doctor or surgeon. If items were left in the body, a claim can be filed against the surgeon. Damages can be recovered for loss of future enjoyment as well as for pain and suffering of the patient. The patient will have to prove that the surgeon breached his duty of care during or after surgery in order for the claim to be successful.

Do I Need a Lawyer?

A personal injury lawyer or a medical malpractice lawyer is essential for anyone who has been harmed during or after surgery and wants to file a malpractice claim. There are strict statutes of limitations regarding when such claims can be filed, so speak with a lawyer as soon as possible to find out what the rules are in your state and when is the best time to file your claim.