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Perforated Bowel Injury Attorney

When doctors and surgeons breach their duty of care to their patients, serious injuries such as bowel perforations can occur. Bowel perforations are surgical errors that can lead to very serious complications, more surgeries, and even death.

While perforating a bowel during an operation is not automatically malpractice, failing to notice it is. Our attorneys at Steinberg Goodman & Kalish are dedicated to protecting your rights when you or a loved one is injured during a surgical operation. Contact our Chicago law office to learn more about your options.

Types of Surgeries That Can Lead to Bowel Perforations

We have been assisting those injured by bowel perforation due to medical malpractice for decades. Perforation of the bowel can occur during surgery. Examples of such surgeries are:

  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Cesarean section
  • Bladder repair surgery or other operations

What Are the Symptoms of a Perforated Bowel?

Obtaining a perforated bowel during surgery can lead to many symptoms. If you notice swelling, aching, vomiting or high fever, you should seek medical attention immediately. Then contact an attorney who is skilled in surgical errors to obtain the recovery you need from the parties responsible for your damages.

Contact a Passionate Lawyer Regarding Your Bowel Perforation Questions

At our Illinois law firm, we provide free initial consultations regarding your surgical error claims involving punctured bowels. Contact our lawyers today to learn more about your options.