www.HSinjurylaw.com Nicked or Cut Ureter Injuries: A Virginia Medical Malpractice Lawyer Offers Advice. Jim Lewis, a Virginia medical malpractice attorney, explains how cut/nicked/perforated ureters can lead to kidney damage and other serious health issues. Jim has practiced medical malpractice injury law for over 20 years and has handled multiple cases involving clients who suffered serious side effects from cut/perforated colons or ureters. To learn more, visit our site and download a free consumer report discussing tips and suggestions for avoiding becoming a surgical error victim.