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Plastic Surgery

Many people across the state of Virginia turn to plastic surgery to correct an issue with their body or to enhance a certain feature and expect an excellent outcome that will improve their quality of life. However, in the hands of the wrong doctors, more and more people are finding themselves victims of botched plastic surgeries. While we expect skill and expertise from any medical provider, there are still under-qualified or careless doctors that make small but impactful mistakes and cause debilitating problems for patients.

When you pursue a plastic surgery injury case, you may help rid the community of negligent doctors and practices who otherwise would continue performing reckless procedures on more patients. If you suffered an injury, damage, or losses after going under the knife, the medical malpractice attorneys at Cannella & O’Neal will make sure that the doctor and/or practice is held legally accountable, and you get the compensation you need to get back on track.

Plastic Surgery MALPRACTICE – Proving SURGEON Negligence

While injury, loss, or damages from a plastic-surgery-gone-wrong may seem obvious, the more challenging part in building this type of case is proving that the doctor acted negligently. In the state of Virginia, a plastic surgeon must perform in the same manner that another surgeon of normal skill would act under the same circumstance. If it can be proved that your surgeon did not follow this, you may be able to prove negligence in a medical malpractice case.

Cannella & O’Neal — Your Guide

At Cannella & O’Neal, our medical malpractice attorneys know just how devastating it can be for a patient to experience a faulty plastic surgery procedure. In order to get you the compensation you deserve, your plastic surgery malpractice attorney at Cannella & O’Neal will consult with expert witnesses (i.e. other plastic surgeons), so they can explain what they would have done in the same situation. We will also take a look into the doctor’s certifications, the patient’s consent forms and medical history forms, and other documentation to see if anything was overlooked during the plastic surgery process in order to build the strongest case possible.

If you think you are a victim of plastic surgery negligence, contact a plastic surgery lawyer at Cannella & O’Neal today to get expert advice and start working on your case. Call our Personal Injury Hotline at (800) 843-4090 at any time of the day or night, 7 days a week. You can also fill out our injury intake form, and we will respond within 24 hours to your inquiry with the information you need.


Our attorneys service a wide range of areas throughout the State of Virginia, including:

  • Richmond
  • Henrico
  • Chesterfield
  • Fredericksburg
  • Petersburg
  • Halifax
  • Portsmouth
  • Fairfax
  • Caroline County
  • Tappahannock
  • Buckingham County
  • Lynchburg