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When you or a loved one undergoes surgery, it can be a very stressful and worrisome time, no matter how serious the procedure. However, we rarely worry about problems arising after the surgery in postoperative recovery care. Unfortunately, serious injuries and infections do occur as a result of negligence or carelessness in postoperative care. If you or someone you care for has suffered injury, we can help you achieve the justice you deserve by providing you with experienced legal representation.

At Hudson & Castle, we bring more than 90 years combined practice experience to the people of Delaware who have suffered injury because of the carelessness or negligence of others, including individuals who have suffered because of inadequate or poor postoperative care. We combine our considerable experience with a deep commitment to provide the highest level of client service and individualized personal attention. We utilize cutting-edge case management technology to monitor all aspects of your case, so that we can dedicate ourselves to getting full and fair compensation for all your losses.

We handle all matters related to claims for injury resulting from negligence or carelessness in postoperative care, including cases involving:

  • Failure to monitor your condition, leading to infection or other consequences
  • Refusing to admit you to the hospital or sending you home too early
  • Dehydration
  • Falls resulting from improper monitoring or failing to follow procedures, such as putting bed rails in place, or from understaffing
  • Bed sores or decubitus ulcers as a result of lying in the same position for extended periods of time
  • Medication errors, including incorrect medicine or incorrect dosage
  • Failure to put proper restraints in place, particularly for patients with dementia or other mental conditions.

We deal with all types of injuries resulting from negligence in postoperative care, from debilitation due to infection to broken bones, amputation, or loss of limb, and even wrongful death.

Well known and respected by their colleagues in the legal profession, attorneys Bruce Hudson and Ben Castle will work to achieve justice for you and your family.

Bruce has been designated a Delaware Super Lawyer® by Philadelphia Magazine and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates. Bruce is also listed in Best Lawyers in America and was chosen by the National Trial Lawyers as one of its Top 100 Lawyers from 2011 to the present. He has served twice as president of the Delaware Trial Lawyer Association, and is one of only two Delaware attorneys who are board certified by the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Ben Castle is the only Delaware-based attorney in The Inner Circle of Advocates – an invitation-only organization recognizing 100 of the best plaintiff lawyers in America. For the past 20 years, Ben has been named a “Best Lawyer.” Ben is also a past president of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association. Hudson & Castle has been designated a “Top Law Firm” for 2013 – present by US News and World Report.

If you feel you or someone you care about has been injured because of negligence of an individual or a company during postoperative recovery care, please contact Hudson & Castle. Every claim begins with a free initial consultation. We offer the convenience of flexible appointments and charge you nothing unless we win or settle. Please note that we represent people in negligence claims involving postoperative care on a contingency basis. We also handle cases on behalf of our clients who are Delaware residents but have been injured in nearby Pennsylvania. Please call Hudson & Castle at 302-428-8800 (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm, ET), or use this convenient contact form, and someone will soon be in touch with you.