Medical Malpractice Blog

How Do You Know If You’re Eligible to File a Birth Injury Lawsuit?

Birth injuries are serious matters, particularly when they lead to conditions that result in permanent disabilities that require lifelong treatment and care, such as cerebral palsy. Not all birth ...
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How to Know If You Have a Medical Malpractice Case

Medical mistakes are, unfortunately, very common, particularly in hospitals. However, it is surprisingly rare when a patient knows that a mistake has been made. Diagnosis errors alone account for ...
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What Complications Can Occur During Pregnancy?

A pregnancy is supposed to be the happiest time in a couple’s lives. They’re set to become parents and move forward into the next chapter of their lives. Unfortunately, there are times when the mother ...
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Find Experienced Lawyers In a Houston Birth Injury Case

It is an unfortunate situation, but there are times when serious injuries occur. When they occur to babies, it can lead to a lifetime of financial, physical, and emotional hardship. If you have ...
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Cost of Care In Birth Injury Cases

There is nothing worse than watching your child experience pain from a birth injury caused by a doctor’s negligence. Unfortunately, this happens more often than most people want to think and the ...
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Common Mismanaged Health Conditions

When we go to the doctors, we expect them to properly diagnose and treat any ailment we may be dealing with so we can recover. Unfortunately, there are countless conditions and illnesses that may have ...
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What are a Houston OB/GYN's Responsibilities?

When a woman is pregnant, they need to go to a doctor who specializes in obstetrics and gynecology. These are often referred to as OB/GYNs. These doctors understand everything about pregnancy, labor, ...
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What Is Central Pontine Myelinolysis?

Any time a patient is already dealing with a serious condition, the idea of developing another serious problem is intimidating. Unfortunately, this happens and it happens quite often. As some ...
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Why Doctors Decide to Use Forceps or Vacuum Extractors

Having a baby is supposed to be the most memorable time for parents, but there are some situations when unexpected complications may occur. When complications do arise, the obstetrician, nurses, and ...
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Long-Term Impact of a Birth Injury

An injury is something that nobody wants to experience. It’s even more traumatic and worse when the injury occurs to a newborn baby. Unfortunately, these types of incidents happen far too often and ...
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The Legal Process for Medical Malpractice Cases In Houston

Medical malpractice cases are some of the most complicated to handle when it comes to seeking compensation through the legal system. There are so many things that the victims must consider and it’s ...
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Injured on a UTV High Seat or Hunting Seat?

Houston UTV High Seat / Hunting Seat Lawsuits Many UTV dealers offer after-market “high seats,” or “hunting seats” which make the vehicles top heavy and prone to rollover accidents. Often, they make ...
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How to Determine If You Have a Valid Case

Many individuals are victim to medical malpractice or birth injuries, but they never do anything about it because they are not sure of what to do it or how to do it. They simply don’t know that they ...
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What to Look for In Your Houston Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Imagine this: You go to the doctor and expect to receive the care you deserve to get better from any injury or condition you may have. When things go wrong, though, and the medical professional causes ...
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Understanding Medication Errors

While many of the medical malpractice cases derive from direct physical actions at the hands of a medical professional, medication errors are a real problem that is experienced by thousands of ...
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Most Common Causes of Birth Injuries

It’s unfortunate, but there are countless situations in which babies are injured at the hands of a negligent obstetrician or other medical professional. Birth injuries are quite common and there are a ...
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Why Hire a Firm with an MD and Ph.D Nurse On Staff

When a person sustains a serious injury due to the negligence of another party, they start to think about the next steps. One of the steps that you may take is finding a law firm to represent you and ...
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Common Reasons Doctors Make Diagnosis Mistakes

One of the errors that can be made by a doctor when treating a patient is a diagnosis mistake. This is a serious problem as patients are expecting their medical professional to inform them of their ...
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How Surgical Errors Occur In Houston

In Houston and all throughout the world, hospitals are expected to provide patients with the best possible care. One of the most complex treatment options for a person dealing with an injury, illness, ...
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What Causes Cerebral Palsy in Infants?

In infants, cerebral palsy is the result of a brain injury or brain malformation that occurs before, during, or right after birth, when an infant’s brain is most vulnerable. The impact it may have on ...
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Texas Ranks as Highest Maternal Mortality Rate in Developed World

For a state that offers world-class medicine, and is home to the Houston Medical Center, Texas should be profoundly ashamed of its ranking in a very important index of obstetrical care. According to ...
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Types of Medication Mistakes

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), between the years 1993 to 1998, most fatal medication errors are related to the wrong prescribed dosage. The FDA also estimates that about 1.3 ...
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Injuries Caused by Improper Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy can be beneficial when used correctly, but when it is done improperly, it can cause devastating injury. Our team explains what some of the causes of injuries are, what injuries can ...
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Complications of Hyponatremia

Hyponatremia is the name for abnormally low sodium levels in the blood. A number of underlying conditions in the human body can result in the sodium becoming diluted, increasing the water in the body ...
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Mistakes in Newborn Intubation

The moments immediately following the birth of a baby are supposed to be the best time for a mother. They get to hold their baby for the first time and begin bonding. Unfortunately, if something goes ...
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