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
When parents are expecting, both mothers and fathers will sometimes delve
into the literature regarding pregnancy, birth and child development.
It’s natural to want to understand the processes that lead to a healthy
son or daughter, especially if it is a first child and the parents are
understandably a bit nervous. One topic that may be a little tough to
digest, however, is the subject of
birth injury and its prevention.
Continue reading How can a baby’s brain be injured during birth?
In birth injury cases, it can sometimes take years for a civil case to
reach its conclusion. For parents of children affected by such injuries,
however, the waiting can be well worth it, as the compensation is often
desperately needed. At times, birth injuries can result in permanent disability,
which translates into the need for massive medical expenses and sometimes
even long-term care. When Houston-area parents hold negligent parties
accountable in civil court, they could eventually receive damages to help
them recover from their emotionally and financially draining ordeal.
Continue reading Birth injury case results in million dollar award for mother
Most Texas residents understand that if a loved one is killed due to medical
negligence, it is crucial to understand and prove the case to recover
compensation. With malpractice cases often being highly complex, and with
Texas having an ever-changing legal and medical landscape, a law firm’s
combined years of experience among its attorneys can come together in
a victim’s favor.
Continue reading Experience invaluable in fatal medical malpractice cases
While most Texas parents are probably not medical professionals, many still
understand that any injury to the head is likely to be more dangerous
than other types of injuries. The head and brain are very delicate parts
of the body and, unlike injuries to an arm or a leg, such an injury has
the potential to harm a person not only physically, but mentally. A brain
injury that occurs during birth has the potential to merit long-term care,
as this type of injury can sometimes cause permanent disability.
Continue reading Baby’s head particularly susceptible to birth injuries
When OB/GYN negligence affects a mother or baby in Texas, the mother has
the right to file a lawsuit alleging medical malpractice. A successful
malpractice lawsuit not only holds a negligent physician accountable,
it can also potentially prevent the same mistake from happening again.
In addition, a malpractice suit may allow those hurt the most by such
negligence to obtain compensation.
Continue reading Texas court case shows importance of timely malpractice filing