Bowel Injury Following Abdominal Surgery

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Surgical errors frequently lead to various serious complications. Unfortunately, these complications can harm a person for years down the road. If you recently sustained a bowel injury following abdominal surgery, our Houston, Texas surgical error lawyer can help you fight for the financial compensation you deserve and need to heal. Contact Davis & Davis today to learn more about these injuries and what our legal team can do for you.

Did You Sustain a Bowel Injury Following Your Abdominal Surgery? Davis & Davis Can Help.

When it comes to the gallbladder and other types of bowel and abdominal surgeries, doctors are required to “run the bowel,” or examine every part of the intestine to ensure that there are no tears, holes, or perforations before closing you up. This is a normal part of the procedure to prevent peritonitis, a serious and possibly fatal post-surgical infection.

And while sometimes a nicked bowel cannot be helped and may not be enough to demonstrate medical malpractice, surgeons are required to perform due diligence and look out for symptoms of infection. Failure to follow through on this and carefully monitor a patient’s recovery may result in injury or death from sepsis if nothing is done. The longer the condition goes untreated, the more hazardous the possible outcome.

If you have been injured as a result of bowel injury following surgery, we urge you to get in touch with a Harris County, Texas medical malpractice lawyer as soon as possible.

Nicked Bowel Lawyers

As one of the few firms in Texas focused on medical malpractice injury, we are ready to bring our decades of experience to obtain the accountability and compensation you deserve if you or a loved one has been injured in a post-surgical abdominal injury. We are prepared to work on cases involving:

  • Infection
  • Sepsis
  • Septic shock
  • Peritonitis
  • Organ damage

No matter the circumstances of your injury, if it has been caused by a careless medical professional, the time to act is now. Turn to Davis & Davis for the aggressive legal counsel you deserve.

Contact Our Texas Surgical Malpractice Firm

If you or a loved one has been injured due to surgical errors at a Texas hospital, our firm is prepared to fight for your rights, every step of the way. Contact an experienced medical malpractice lawyer from Davis & Davis today for a free consultation.

Davis & Davis proudly accepts referrals from Texas attorneys and law firms nationwide.