Yes, you may be able to sue for a perforated bowel during surgery. It is the standard measure of care and responsibility of the doctor, surgeon, or medical professional performing the surgical procedure to examine the bowel during the operation to ensure there have been no cuts or injuries to the bowel. However, if the medical professional does not detect the perforation during surgery and as a result you suffer significant injuries or have a poor outcome you may be able to sue the doctor or hospital for their negligence.
At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. we are able to help you and give you answers to all of your questions. Our expert medical malpractice attorneys have significant experience in these types of cases and have the knowledge and expertise to determine if medical negligence or surgical error has taken place. For more information on your legal rights and to find out if you can sue for perforated bowel during surgery, call our award winning law firm today at (800) 606-1717. For over 50 years, we have helped thousands of injured patients collect maximum compensation for their pain and suffering. We can do the same for you.