Laparoscopic Surgery Info
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery Attorneys Serving New York and New Jersey
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, also known as Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (or LC), is a surgical procedure that removes the gallbladder without having to open the abdominal cavity.
More than 90% of gallbladder surgeries are now done laparoscopically. This procedure is one of the most frequently performed surgeries in the United States. Properly performed, laparoscopic gallbladder surgery can be offer some decided advantages over traditional gallbladder surgery.
Unfortunately, improperly performed laparoscopic surgeries can occur. Some unskilled doctors are performing this surgery, with terrible consequences for their patients. Injuries during this surgery may be the result of some form of medical malpractice.
Trief & Olk represents clients in New York and New Jersey whose surgeons have cut the wrong duct — or committed other errors — during laparoscopic gallbladder removal, resulting in a severed connection between the liver and the intestines.
These errors and their consequences may not be noticed immediately, but untreated will result in certain death.
For a free, no-obligation consultation about your laparoscopic gallbladder surgery case and the complications, treatment or possible medical malpractice claims, lawsuits or settlements, contact one of our laparoscopic gallbladder surgery attorneys.
We are offering this site as an information resource to families and victims of improperly performed gallbladder surgery. If you or someone you love has been injured by laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, you may have a claim and may be entitled to compensation. If you think you might have a claim, please visit our Do I Have A Claim?page, or feel free to call or e-mail us for a no-cost consultation or to ask any questions.