When most Texans think of a wrongful death lawsuit, the first thing that
often comes to mind is a car accident or work-related tragedy. While wrongful
death courses of action are indeed appropriate for many of those situations,
a wrongful death suit can also come about following the loss of a loved
one in a medical setting.
Continue reading Man accuses hospital staff of negligence after wife’s death
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.
Continue reading Loss of a Loved One Spurs New Hurricane Katrina-Related Suit
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
Continue reading Steps to Take for those who have Suffered because of Patient Harm
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.
Continue reading Medical Mistake May Have Caused the Death of 13-Year-Old Girl
Every day in the Houston area, children run and tumble on their playgrounds
at school. Sometimes things get a little out of hand and accidents happen,
most of them minor scrapes or cuts. At times, though, children can suffer
a broken bone or more serious injuries in the schoolyard. A recess romp
rarely turns into a fatal accident, but occasionally the results are tragic.
Continue reading After Texas boy’s death, parents allege fatal misdiagnosis