As a coastal state next to the Gulf of Mexico, Texas sees its fair share
of tourists. Cruise ships are not an uncommon sight along the coast south
of Houston, and many city residents are likely to spend their vacation
time on the water. Of course, as with any vacation destination, a cruise
ship is not immune from accidents, illnesses, or other travel-related
problems. Recently, though, a federal court indicated cruise ships may
no longer enjoy immunity from certain legal actions stemming from those
Continue reading Cruise ships may soon be held accountable for nursing negligence
Many expecting mothers and their families carefully choose their OB/GYN,
often long before the due date is even put down on the calendar. Patients
will look at a physician’s reviews, reputation in the community and
any past personal experiences with the doctor before making any final
decisions. What some patients may not realize is that nursing care and
delivery room staff are often just as important as the doctor when it
comes to delivering a baby safely.
Continue reading Nursing negligence vs. medical malpractice
At some point, families of aging loved ones must eventually confront the
question of whether or not to place a senior in a nursing home. When someone
reaches the point when he or she can no longer care for himself or herself,
most families will carefully consider assisted living facilities and nursing
homes as possible options. Whatever facility they decide to go with, it
is almost always one that they believe they can trust to offer their loved
ones proper, thorough care.
Continue reading Texas sues nursing home after allegations of negligence
The emergency room is where Texans go in the midst of dire situations.
The ER is not a place anyone expects to see their situation get worse.
Certainly, no one visiting a medical facility of any sort expects anything
but doctors and nurses following the requisite standards of patient care
for their profession.
Continue reading Texas Psychiatric Emergency Room Site of Shocking Acts by Nurses
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 accept that they’ll have to wait
a bit to get the full attention of a doctor or nurse, most do expect that
once the provider is there, he or she will be fully present.
Continue reading Are Nurses and other Medical Staff Distracted by Social Media?
When you go to the hospital to delivery your baby, you expect your doctor
and nurses to be there during the birth of your child. That is the whole
point of delivery your baby in the hospital to make sure the labor and
delivery go smoothly, and if an emergency arises, staff members will be
there to address and take care of any emergencies to keep you and your
Continue reading Negligence leads to woman delivering baby without doctor, nurses