Gall Bladder Surgery

Many people undergo gall bladder surgery, also known as cholecystectomy, in the hope of gaining permanent relief from painful gallstones. When this surgery is not performed correctly, however, it can have extremely serious, long-term consequences.

The attorneys at Furr & Henshaw have more than 40 years of experience helping victims of miscarried surgeries pursue justice and compensation. We offer legal help to individuals who have suffered serious bodily harm. With offices in Myrtle Beach and Columbia, we serve throughout South Carolina.

Were You Seriously Injured During Gall Bladder Surgery?

Advances in surgical techniques have made it possible for doctors to perform gall bladder surgery relatively easily and painlessly, primarily through the use of laparoscopic surgery. When gall bladder surgery is performed properly, it can be done at relatively low risk.

Unfortunately, some doctors and other surgical staff do not follow the correct procedures during gall bladder surgery, often causing serious injuries to their patients.

One of the most common injuries that occur during gall bladder surgery is clipping or cutting of the common bile duct. This is a serious injury that can result in permanent digestive problems, liver damage, damage to the pancreas, diabetes, and even death from peritonitis.

In some cases, people who have suffered bile duct injuries need complete surgical reorganization of the intestines, a procedure known as Roux-en-Y anastomosis.

Contact Us When You Need Help

To schedule a consultation with one of our experienced trial lawyers, call us at 803-250-6829 (Columbia) or 843-213-6737 (Myrtle Beach), or arrange an appointment online. Our consultations are free of charge and obligation, and you will not pay any attorneys' fees unless we help you obtain compensation first.