Maryland medical malpractice attorney Marcus Boston talks about an injury to the bile duct during a single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal).

In this instance, an elderly man presented himself to a general surgeon for the procedure. Once inside, the surgeon noticed an intrahepatic gallbladder and scarring. The surgeon continued with the procedure and cut the bile duct.

After removal of the gallbladder and inspection on the gallbladder bed, the surgeon completed the procedure. After the procedure, the hospital determined that the patient was healing well and discharged the patient.

21 days later the patient returned to the hospital complaining of pain. It was determined that the patient was full of fluid and was jaundice and had to have immediate medical attention.

If you are suffering from complications from your gallbladder procedure and would like to speak to someone about it, pick up the phone and give us a call at 301-850-4832. If email works better for you, send us an email at We would be glad to listen to your story.

Marcus Boston is a Maryland medical malpractice attorney who helps people navigate the Maryland childbirth injury and medical malpractice process to get money for their injuries caused by the carelessness of doctors and hospitals.