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How to Differentiate Between Adverse Events and Malpractice

Undergoing any major medical procedure can be intimidating. There are inherent risks with some surgeries or treatments that doctors cannot eliminate. They will still recommend the procedures if they believe it is the only solution. Similarly, taking pharmaceutical drugs can also have side effects that are not pleasant. Many individuals believe that because they endured…

4 “Never Events” That Could Give Rise to Medical Malpractice Claims

When you walk into a hospital, you expect the physicians and doctors to be well trained and know the proper procedures. You place your trust in them, expecting them to know how to best care for your health. Doctors need to go through extensive schooling and training before they can help patients.

Family claims botched delivery in Texas newborn’s death

  The loss of a loved one is always deeply hurtful, but often much more so when the deceased was relatively young. The death of a newborn is almost unfathomable to most Texas families, but unfortunately that is what one local family has had to cope with recently. In situations where a loved one has…

What can I expect when discussing a medical malpractice case?

  A family grieving the loss of a loved one rarely wants to initiate a lawsuit; however, in many instances a civil suit is the only way to hold a negligent doctor, hospital or other entity accountable. Still, taking one’s case to a Houston medical malpractice attorney may be very difficult. A family is likely…

A family’s recovery is possible after a fatal medical mistake

  Few patients expect that something will go seriously wrong when they receive any medical treatment. In the United States, most people who work in healthcare must undergo extensive training, obtain the required licenses and certifications and even complete continuing education requirements as mandated by their professions. Nevertheless, doctor mistakes continue to occur and Texas…

General Anesthesia and the Possibility of an Anesthesia Error

  Many people are understandably a bit nervous before they go in for a surgical procedure. A patient may have anxiety about the procedure itself, the recovery period, the ability of the doctors to perform their tasks, or the cost of the procedure.