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A Delayed or Prolonged Surgery Can Quickly Become an Emergency — Let Our Attorneys Help You Recover the Costs

Once a health problem is identified as requiring surgery, it should be handled quickly to prevent further complications. Unfortunately, many doctors and hospitals delay surgery because of scheduling issues or schedule prolonged surgeries, exposing the patient to risk of infection and other problems.

Many of these patients end up in the emergency room in the long run. The expense and risk of harm increase drastically when this occurs. Our lawyers can determine if your delayed or prolonged surgery caused more damage and was the result of negligence.

Aggressive Representation with Caring Customer Service

At Hastings Law Firm, our team of attorneys and staff is dedicated to obtaining maximum compensation for the harm done to you, just as we have done for so many other clients. This firm commitment and our extensive list of successes show why we are one of the top medical malpractice law firms in Houston.

When you come in to speak with us, you will be welcomed by everyone in our office. We will all get to know you and hear your story so we understand how this negligence has impacted your life. This understanding helps us think differently about you and your case. The more involved we are, the harder we will fight for your cause.

Delayed Surgery

Many doctors delay a diagnosis of your condition and then delay the surgery once that diagnosis is made. Eventually your condition becomes so severe, you end up in emergency surgery, which can be much more expensive than a scheduled surgery and may result in further complications. This failure to diagnose along with delayed surgery is negligent behavior and the doctor should be held accountable.

Prolonged Surgery

Surgery is typically scheduled for a certain amount of time. However, doctors have the option to prolong that window so they can be thorough. While this is prudent, it also exposes patients to infection, nerve compartment injuries and a host of other operative or postoperative health issues, most of which result in an emergency room visit.

Common Injuries Resulting From Delayed or Prolonged Surgery Include:

  • Sepsis
  • Bowel perforations
  • Aortic dissection
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Infections
  • Free air in abdominal cavity or chest cavity
  • Bleeding complications after cardiac catheterization

The medical establishment goes out of its way to deny responsibility for these decisions and the resulting complications. Many doctors will claim these situations are unavoidable and are a hazard of surgery, when really, they are the result of negligence. By pursuing compensation on your behalf, we are not only holding these doctors accountable for their actions, we are also potentially preventing harm to others in the future.

Contact Our Medical Malpractice Law Firm To Learn More About How We Can Help

The Hastings Law Firm is a devoted medical malpractice law firm helping patients and their families who have experienced injury or death in cases involving medical errors or negligence. If you think you or a loved one may have suffered malpractice as a result of carelessness, we urge you to contact our expert team of lawyers to discuss your options. We will start with a complimentary case consultation where we can discuss the crucial factors in your potential case and help you understand your legal rights. Call today at 877-269-4620 or contact us online to schedule your free consultation. We undertake most cases on contingency fee, which means our clients pay nothing out of pocket for us to carry out their lawsuit.



Don’t Wait! Contact Us Today to Get the Help You Deserve From One of the Best Medical Malpractice Law Firms in Texas.

We represent clients from all across Texas. If you or a loved one has been injured by medical negligence of a healthcare provider or facility, contact us now for a free consultation. Our personal injury attorneys will review the details of your case, make sure you understand your legal rights, and discuss the possibilities of a lawsuit. Call us at the number below or complete the form and a member of our staff will contact you as soon as possible. All consultations are strictly confidential.




Average Rating 5 out of 5 stars
 based on 53 reviews

Fantastic law firm! Getting our negligence case settled took longer than originally expected but in the end the results were well worth it. Mr. Hastings and his office were always professional, polite, and thorough in explaining my case to me. Bug thanks to him and his staff for helping me through this ordeal.

Gus Morton

We couldn’t have made a better choice by hiring the Hastings Law Firm to represent us. The staff was always professional but they showed real concern for our case and made it personal. If you need a great law firm, I would happily recommend them.

Ernie Wolford

Tommy is a great guy, genuinely concerned about his clients. This is evident in not only how he runs his firm but the fact that he chose to focus on medmal, something other attorneys have abandoned. If you’re looking for someone that will fight for you tooth and nail, he’s your man.


Tommy Hastings and his staff provided a much needed voice for us during our crisis. His attention to detail went beyond the scope of simply practicing law. He is honest, informative, pragmatic and communicated well with us from start to finish. In a sea full of competing attorneys, Tommy has cast a reputation for himself as the very best. I highly recommend his services.

Kellie Rhodes

Tommy Hastings went above and beyond during my crisis. He genuinely cares about his clients and delivered a straight-forward, honest method to resolve my issue as quick as possible. If you want the best of the best then look no further. You’ve found him.

Kendall Webb

I was represented better than I could have ever imagined. My needs were put first and was treated as a friend rather than a number. My opinions were valued, my nerves were calmed and the process was always explained. Tommy Hastings and his staff go above and beyond! I couldn’t have asked for a better law firm or attorney!

Joy Love

I can’t say enough great things about this law firm. The staff was friendly and courteous every step of the way. They kept me informed and explained all of my options. Tommy was amazing to work with and I couldn’t be more satisfied with my outcome. If I could give him 10 stars, I would. If you don’t go with Hastings, you are doing yourself a disservice. Highly recommend.

Misty Peterson

I would highly recommend Tommy and his law firm. He represented us in a case where a simple surgery left my mother permanently disabled. His staff was very professional and diligent and kept me well informed throughout the case. In the end we are happy with the settlement she received and feel lucky to have had Tommy as our attorney.

Earica Robert

My brother had an unnecessary surgery which left him with severe neurological issues. We called several attorneys but chose Hastings because of their focus on cases like this. While the case is still pending, we’ve already received a settlement offer that was very close to what we were looking for. Many thanks go out to Tommy and his great team!

Devin Schumacher

We’re blessed to have found the Hastings law firm. Tommy and Greg were outstanding! Both attorneys were very responsive, professional, and helpful with any questions we had about our case. Their entire staff went above and beyond to keep us updated and most of all, calm. My family feels as though we have been made (mostly) whole again. Thank you both for your hard work.

Amy Word



Tommy Hastings and his team of personal injury attorneys have successfully tried and settled thousands of medical negligence lawsuits across Texas & Florida, resulting in the recovery of millions of dollars in compensation for their clients. These results have earned them the reputation of being one of the best medical malpractice plaintiff firms in the nation.