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.
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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.
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Hospitals, nursing homes and other medical facilities in Texas have the
unfortunate distinction of experiencing death on a routine basis. Most
of these deaths are either expected or unavoidable; in some cases, however,
the death of a patient could have been prevented. In others, the death
is a direct result of a negligent or reckless act on the part of a doctor
or other medical professional. In such scenarios, families of the deceased
may wish to bring a wrongful death lawsuit.
Continue reading What must be demonstrated in a wrongful death suit?
Going in for surgery is almost always an intimidating event. Some physicians
will even prescribe anti-anxiety medication for patients who have excess
worry regarding what can go wrong. While most surgeries proceed without
many problems, surgery carries inherent risk, as does the anesthesia which
accompanies the procedure. Some Houston-area patients may be wondering,
what are the risks of an
anesthesia error before or during surgery?
Continue reading What are the consequences of an anesthesia error?
A deadly medical mistake is one of the biggest tragedies any Houston area
family can experience. Families generally place huge amounts of trust
in medical professionals, hospitals, nursing homes and nurses. When this
trust is broken via a doctor mistake or similar error, the emotions families
go through can range from utter shock to bewilderment, and understandable
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Most Houston residents are familiar with the term “wrongful death,”
but, fortunately, most people will never have to encounter the tragic
situation that the term describes. A wrongful death is generally not a
purposeful killing of another, but rather an accidental death that stems
from negligence or recklessness. In the medical setting, a wrongful death
may result from a single medical mistake, such as an anesthesia error,
the misdiagnosis of a fatal condition or a pattern of medical errors over time.
Continue reading What must be proven in a wrongful death suit?