Case Archive

Ureter Severed During Hysterectomy

plaintiff, 35 years old, w/ history of removed uterus in 2010, had open laparotomy  in Feb. 2015 to remove fallopian tubes and ovaries. Surgery complicated by extensive adhesions and plaintiff’s morbid obesity. Plaintiff’s left ureter was severed in the surgery, but was not discovered before closing additional reading. After 2 months of abdominal pain, a […]