Perforation of the Colon or Bowel
The colon or bowel can become perforated for
any of various reasons includng trauma, surgical
error, diverticulitis, inflammatory disease,
ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease,
and any cause of toxic megacolon.
If the perforation is not
diagnosed and treated in a timely fashion, the
perforation could result in the leakage of bile
leading to sepsis, peritonitis, and other life
treatening conditions. A delay in the diagnosis
can increase mortality rate by up to thirty-three
If you or someone you love have suffered from
complications due to
should immediately contact a competent
attorney. The attorney will work with you to
determine the legal options that may be available.
- a surgical error resulting in a perforated
- the delayed diagnosis of a perforated
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