Unfortunately there are no guarantees when it comes to attaining the results you want. If you have encountered unexpected or unsuccessful results, you may not necessarily be able hold the doctor liable unless you are able to prove that some type of negligence occurred. Medical Malpractice cases are only valid when the medical professional in question failed to provide the expected standard level of care that is offered by similar professionals in the field. Cosmetic surgery cases are especially difficult when it comes to proving doctor misconduct especially if the patients wishes to contest the aesthetic results. As the patient, if you are injured or impaired as the result of a surgery you may be able to file a malpractice claim. Your attorney along with medical experts can work to help you prove that the doctor deviated from the standard of care that is expected for that particular procedure. If you have a question regarding your personal surgery malpractice case or you believe that you have suffered from a surgical error, please do not hesitate to contact an Atlanta medical malpractice lawyer from our firm.