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Gallbladder Surgery Error

A gallbladder surgery or laparoscopic cholecystectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed to remove the gallbladder. This laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery is generally performed when a patient is experiencing symptomatic gallstones. The procedure is considered a safe and effective operation for the treatment of gallstones.

If you believe you have been injured due to a medical mistake or error, Mr. DiMartini will explain all of your rights and options to you.
In New York, the law requires that the surgeon perform the procedure in accordance with good and accepted surgical practice and technique. A surgical error or mistake by the surgeon performing the operation that results in a cut or injury to the common bile duct or other nearby vital organ, this can cause a serious injury that can lead to stricture of the common bile duct, bleeding, liver failure and even death.

When a gallbladder surgery error was caused as a result of a surgical error or departure from accepted surgical technique, the surgeon may be found civilly liable for the damages caused to the patient.

A gallbladder surgery error may be caused by the following:

  • Mistaken identification of the cystic duct for the common bile duct
  • Misidentification of the correct anatomical structures
  • Failure to use a pre-operative or intra-operative endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
  • Failure to convert the procedure to an open cholecystectomy

New York City Gallbladder Surgery Error Lawyer

Patients who are injured due to a medical error or mistake of a doctor or hospital face a trying and difficult time. There are further medical treatment and procedures they are forced to endure. There are also additional medical expenses, lost wages, and other hardships. They face an uncertain future and have unanswered questions.

DiMartini Obtains a $900,000.00 Settlement for a Victim of a Gallbladder Surgery Error

We understand the hardships victims of medical malpractice and their families face. We know how to help them regain some semblance of their prior life through financial security.

Doctors and their insurance companies fight hard to defeat and deny the claims of people hurt due to medical malpractice. The victims of a medical mistake need an experienced New York medical malpractice lawyer on their side to protect their rights and assert their claim.

Since 1987, Mr. DiMartini has represented medical malpractice victims throughout the New York City metropolitan area. He is an experienced New York City medical malpractice lawyer, with a long record of success winning favorable settlements and awards for his injured clients.

If you believe you have been injured due to a medical mistake or error, Mr. DiMartini will explain all of your rights and options to you. He will evaluate your New York medical malpractice claim with a highly experienced medical and legal team. If we determine that we are willing to pursue your claim, it is only because we believe that there was a medical error that resulted in a serious injury to you or your loved one, and we will aggressively and professionally pursue your claim to get you the maximum compensation you deserve.

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If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a gallbladder surgery error, we are here to fight for your rights. Call Mr. DiMartini directly at 1.844.299.0030. You can also contact us online. The consultation is free. There is never a fee unless we win your case!

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