Bile Duct Injuries & Delay in Treatment

Bile duct injuries may arise during surgery to remove the gall bladder or surgery for cholecystitis. Bile duct surgery can be carried out as key hole surgery or via open surgery, however injury and complications may arise during or following both types of surgery. 

 

Types Of Bile Duct Surgical Errors & Treatment Delays

Poor surgical technique can result in bile duct injuries and severe complications which may require secondary surgery. Bile duct errors can arise both during or after surgery. Examples include the following circumstances: 

  • Liver resection surgery resulting in perforation of the gall bladder
  • Incorrect surgical technique resulting in bile leaking from the liver
  • Severing of the bile duct during removal of the gall bladder
  •  Delay in diagnosing and treating leakage of the bile duct 
  • Failure to clear leaked fluid to abdominal cavities during surgery or post surgery
  • And other bile duct errors 

Such errors may result in the patient requiring further surgery or having an extended recovery period. If you or a loved one has been affected by a bile duct surgical error which has prolonged or exacerbated a medical condition, Mistreatment.com may be able to assist. 

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Here at Mistreatment.com we are able to carry out a free claims assessment under no obligation, in order to establish whether your circumstances warrant a medical complaint or a medical negligence claim on a no win no fee basis.

Should your claim be considered under a no-win no-fee basis, you can decide to instruct the specialist medical negligence solicitor.

Should you decide to instruct the specialist medical negligence solicitor and your claim is unfortunately unsuccessful, you will not pay.

What can I claim for in a successful medical negligence claim?

In successful surgical errors negligence compensation claims our specialist medical negligence solicitors have experience in recovering compensation, as well as arranging any necessary services to improve the client’s quality of life. 

  • Compensation for the Injury or Loss
  • Loss of Earnings
  • Interim Compensation Payment
  • Private Medical Treatment Costs
  • Care & Case Management Costs
  • Rehabilitation Costs
  • Housing Adaptation & Relocation
  • Out-Of-Pocket Expenses
  • Compensating Dependants (Spouse/Children)
  • Benefits & Financial Advice
  • Independent Medical Experts
  • Court Of Protection
  • Coroners Inquest Advice
  • Special Adapted Vehicles
  • Recovering The Legal Costs

As each enquiry is unique the advice given will be tailored to the individual circumstances of the client.

About Our Medical Negligence Teams

Mistreatment.com is comprised of specialist teams of medical negligence solicitors throughout England and Wales. Mistreatment.com are committed in fighting for truth and justice, raising clinical standards and ensuring you or your loved ones receive the compensation you deserve under a no win no fee basis. Find out more about members of our surgical errors negligence compensation team…

Our commitment to victims of medical negligence

We understand each patient’s circumstances are unique, however with our specialist medical negligence solicitors and barristers Mistreatment.com are able to provide you with support, guidance and access to justice. Our commitment is to offer you:

  • Free private and confidential initial advice.
  • A no obligation free claims assessment, so you know where you stand.
  • Legal representation under no win no fee, if you seek to pursue a medical negligence claim.
  • Experienced medical & legal advisors who will listen to you and are there to help.
  • Access to experienced teams of specialist medical negligence solicitors across England and Wales.
  • If you decide to make a medical complaint we can provide a free and independent complaints guide.

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