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Obesity is a growing problem in the United States and is the number two cause of premature death. As a result, more and more people are electing to have gastric bypass surgery, often called “stomach stapling.”
For many patients, this surgery is a success. They lose weight, feel better and are able to participate in a more active lifestyle. However, many patients experience severe complications that can be excruciatingly painful and even life threatening. Sometimes, those undergoing gastric bypass surgery are not properly informed of its many risks and complications, which can include:
If you are suffering complications from gastric bypass surgery, you may be eligible to file a gastric bypass malpractice claim. Malpractice can be caused by many factors, including a surgeon’s inexperience, failure to diagnose or treat complications, or failure to properly screen and counsel patients.
It is critical that you contact a medical malpractice attorney immediately in order to understand your legal rights. Goldblatt + Singer has practiced personal injury law exclusively since 1949, and we’ve helped over 25,000 injured people dealing with the aftermath of unfair situations.
Let us evaluate your case at no charge and show you why Goldblatt + Singer is the trusted St. Louis personal injury law firm. Simply fill out the form below, or give us a call.