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 died unexpectedly due to a medical mistake, a family can obtain
legal advice from a Houston wrongful death attorney.
Continue reading Family claims botched delivery in Texas newborn’s death
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 dealing with a variety of intense emotions, coping
with ongoing grief and shock and struggling to overcome new financial
challenges. What can families expect when they talk to an attorney about
medical malpractice and wrongful death?
Continue reading What can I expect when discussing a medical malpractice case?
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
families may find themselves having to confront the loss of a loved one.
In such instances, a wrongful death lawsuit may be the only way to find
relief for damages caused by medical negligence.
Continue reading A family’s recovery is possible after a fatal medical mistake
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.
Continue reading General Anesthesia and the Possibility of an Anesthesia Error
Women who deliver babies via C-sections are likely to have many concerns
about recovery after the operation. A Cesarean section is a major surgery
that requires the coordinated efforts of skilled doctors and nurses in
the operating room. While most C-sections result in healthy babies and
tired yet happy mothers, sometimes medical mistakes occur that end in
worsened medical conditions or tragic deaths.
Continue reading Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against Texas Medical Center
Medical malpractice can take a variety of forms, but the most devastating
is when malpractice results in a fatal accident or worsening of a patient’s
condition. Since patients usually have a high level of trust in their
doctors, malpractice can be shocking as well as damaging. The physical
and emotional damages from a malpractice incident can be extensive, even
more so when the malpractice leads to an untimely death.
Continue reading Misdiagnosis or mismanagement can result in wrongful death