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
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?