Houston Organ Puncture or Perforation Attorney

An Organ Puncture or Perforation During Surgery Is Medical Malpractice

Patients and doctors understand that surgery comes with a certain amount of risk. Many years of perfecting medical procedure has reduced that risk significantly. That does not stop problems from occurring. When those problems involve negligence on the part of the surgeon, that person needs to be held accountable for his or her actions. If one of your organs suffered a puncture or perforation during surgery, our lawyers can tell you whether you have a legitimate medical malpractice claim.

We Understand Your Frustration and Pain

At Hastings Law Firm P.C., we all know how frustrating it is to be a victim of medical negligence because we’ve helped so many other people through it. We fight for maximum compensation on your behalf and hold your surgeon responsible for the harm he or she caused. Our firm’s list of successes shows how passionate we are about helping you and people like you who have suffered under the surgeon’s knife.

Everyone in our Houston office has the deepest compassion and concern for your injury. We all get to know you and hear your story so we understand what you are going through. We find this helps us think differently about your case and makes us fight harder for your success.

The Consequences of Organ Puncture

The most common victim of organ perforation during surgery is the bowel. Because of its length and structure it can very easily be caught by the edge of a knife. The intestines, stomach and liver are other potential candidates for surgical damage.

If any of these crucial systems are damaged, waste can enter the body cavity causing infection, internal bleeding, as well as many other problems. If you are suffering any of the following after surgery, your surgeon may have caused more harm than good.

Common Signs of Organ Damage from Surgery Include:

  • Swollen abdomen
  • Fever
  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Bowel dysfunction
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Surgeons are trained to avoid damaging internal organs and procedures are in place that compel them to check for any damage that may have occurred before closing the incision. Unfortunately, many surgeons are poorly trained or fail to follow these procedures.

Our attorneys look closely at your medical records to determine whether all of the proper precautions were taken and the correct equipment was used during the surgery. We also look at when the damage was correctly diagnosed and the actions that followed.

With more than a decade of experience in medical malpractice, we are able to identify the problem and show how the negligence occurred. We pursue full and fair compensation to cover the costs of the harm done to you and the damage that may affect the rest of your life. By holding your surgeon accountable for negligence, you may prevent this horrible tragedy from occurring to anyone else.

Contact Our Texas Medical Malpractice Law Firm to Schedule Your Free Consultation

The lawyers at The Hastings Law Firm are experts in defending families and patients of medical malpractice across Texas. If you or a loved one has suffered injuries from medical negligence, we encourage you to get in touch with our knowledgeable attorneys now to explore a potential case. We can provide a free and private case analysis to help you determine the best plan of action based on full understanding of your options. Call now at 281-466-1396 or contact us on-line to schedule your no cost consultation. All cases are handled on contingency, so you do not pay a fee unless we recover compensation for you.