For many Pittsburgh residents, gastric bypass surgery is a great option for improving their life. For most patients this surgery goes as expected but surgical errors do occur. A patient can suffer lifetime consequences from a gastric bypass error.
Gastric bypass surgeries have increased substantially in recent years across the United States. There are several different types of surgeries that can qualify as gastric bypass. These include lap band surgery and stomach stapling. There have been many different complications that have arisen from these surgeries. The complications include blood clots in the lungs, hernias, bowel leakage and peritonitis. Some of these complications can be quite serious and lead to the death of the patient.
If patients, or their family, believe they have been injured in a gastric bypass surgery our firm has the experience necessary to take on the medical professional and hold them responsible for their negligence. Our attorneys have successfully recovered compensation for those who have been affected by these surgeries. A medical malpractice lawsuit can be complicated and require extensive research and preparation. Our firm knows the challenges these lawsuits can face and make sure our client’s needs are being met. We are committed to our clients and getting answers for them as to what went wrong in their medical procedure.
When a surgery goes wrong and causes a serious injury it is important to hold the medical professional responsible. Patients have legal rights that should be exercised to make sure the surgeon doesn’t harm anyone else.