Bowel evisceration refers to the removal of organs from the body due to
surgical techniques or procedures. In particular, robotic surgery has
become increasingly in higher demand in hospitals and in surgeons alike.
However, robotic surgery has always come under fire as being associated
with leading to catastrophic and even life-threatening injuries.
If you or a loved one has experienced bowel evisceration after robotic
surgery, Rheingold, Giuffra, Ruffo & Plotkin LLP can assist you with
filing a claim for financial compensation. Call our New York medical malpractice
attorneys to discuss your case in further detail.
Complications Due to Robotic Surgery
Our New York personal injury legal team has been able to obtain million
dollar settlements and verdicts from some key cases involving defective
medical devices and prescription drugs. Our knowledge of best practices
to handle injury and accident cases also extends to medical malpractice
and more specifically, surgical malpractice. Doctors have the obligation
of putting their patients’ health and safety first, and that includes
warning patients of the risks of certain surgeries. Unfortunately, bowel
evisceration and other complications can result from negligent surgical
Complications from bowel evisceration and robotic surgery could include:
- Punctured blood vessels
- Excessive bleeding and blood loss
- Tears to the intestines
- Vaginal cuff dehiscence
- Loss of quality of life
- Other bowel injuries
The Da Vinci Robot has been used frequently in robotic surgery, and has
been responsible for or been under investigation for many of the high
profile and prominent cases involving bowel evisceration and other complications.
In order to determine the true cause of your case, our lawyers will need
to evaluate the circumstances that led to the accident, discover if it
could have been prevented, and then bring forth an injury or negligence
claim to settle or bring to trial and obtain a verdict.
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As one of the most distinguished firms handling personal injury cases in
New York and across the United States, Rheingold, Giuffra, Ruffo &
Plotkin LLP has built a reputation for handling large and complex cases
that involve numerable variables, such as robotic surgery accidents and
bowel evisceration. We believe our tremendous track record can speak for
itself. Do not wait to seek legal counsel for your case—we are ready to help!
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