It’s a sad fact that occasionally medical procedures go wrong, often resulting in serious complications for the patient. A bile duct injury is one of them, and is often due to operations based around the liver and gall bladder areas. Bile duct injuries require immediate surgical repair and if left untreated can cause significant problems and even death.
Bile duct injuries are usually caused during gall bladder surgery, such as removal of gallstones, or during abdominal surgery, particularly of the liver. During surgery there are numerous causes that could contribute to a bile duct injury, these include:
If you have suffered an injury to your bile duct following a medical procedure you may be entitled to make a no win, no fee claim for compensation. Our top ranked team of medical negligence solicitors can assess your case and inform you about: