Experience invaluable in fatal medical malpractice cases

 

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.
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Evaluating Time Limits for Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Texas

 

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A very common question we hear from potential clients is “How long
do I have to file a medical malpractice case in Texas?”

With very few exceptions, the time to file a medical malpractice lawsuit
in Texas is two years from the date of the incident of injury. There are
notable exceptions (if a minor is involved, there is a longer time to
file the case, but some of the potentially recoverable damages may not
be available).
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Loss of a Loved One Spurs New Hurricane Katrina-Related Suit

 

Many people on the Gulf Coast would probably like to forget Hurricane Katrina.
The event was a deadly and devastating one for many, not only in Louisiana,
but in Texas, as well, where many of the displaced residents fled after
the storm. Recently, a suit was filed against four different defendants,
including a hospital, regarding a patient’s death following the catastrophic storm.
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Steps to Take for those who have Suffered because of Patient Harm

 

When Texas residents take loved ones to the hospital, they most likely
expect them to be treated — not harmed. Sadly, not everyone gets the
treatment they expected. In some tragic cases, patients leave the hospital
with a greatly worsened medical condition. The most tragic cases do not
allow patients to leave the hospital at all — medical errors can, in
fact, be fatal. For both fatal and non-fatal cases of patient harm, there
are steps suggested by a woman representing the group Mothers Against
Medical Error.
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Medical Mistake May Have Caused the Death of 13-Year-Old Girl

 

In Houston, people who trust their health and the health of their loved
ones with a medical professional don’t expect a medical mistake to
lead to long-term damage or the loss of a loved one. When a person is
injured or dies due to the errors of a doctor or medical staff, the family
may want to investigate the
wrongful death and determine whether or not it was preventable.
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