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Loss of a Loved One Spurs New Hurricane Katrina-Related Suit

  Many people on the Gulf Coast would probably like to forget Hurricane Katrina. The event was a deadly and devastating one for many, not only in Louisiana, but in Texas, as well, where many of the displaced residents fled after the storm. Recently, a suit was filed against four different defendants, including a hospital,…

Study sheds light on one factor in brain injury recuperation

  The value of an education holds different meanings for different people, but most people in the Houston area would likely agree that education is positive, enriching and beneficial. Interestingly, the findings of a recent study point to education being a factor in recovery from brain injuries.

Are Nurses and other Medical Staff Distracted by Social Media?

  When one is being seen by a doctor or nurse in the Houston area, it can be unsettling, though understandable, if the professional appears distracted. After all, those in Houston’s bustling medical field see countless patients per day, and have innumerable tasks they must complete in a short amount of time. While patients may…

Seizure Drug May be Linked to Babies’ Serious Injury

  In the past few years, it seems there has been an explosion of new and helpful prescription drugs on the market. For every new set of drugs that emerges, though, it also seems as if there are new lawsuits related to at least one of the drugs. In fact, the ads that many Texans…

Many OB/GYNs Named in Pregnancy-Related Malpractice Suits

  At the top of most Texas doctors’ priorities is keeping their patients safe, healthy and well. The thought of a doctor causing more harm than good is unbelievable to many people, especially pregnant women who must develop a particularly intimate trust with their physicians. Still, according to a 2012 survey by the American College…

Steps to Take for those who have Suffered because of Patient Harm

  When Texas residents take loved ones to the hospital, they most likely expect them to be treated — not harmed. Sadly, not everyone gets the treatment they expected. In some tragic cases, patients leave the hospital with a greatly worsened medical condition. The most tragic cases do not allow patients to leave the hospital…