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
Continue reading Who can speak for victims most effectively in a wrongful death?
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?
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.
Continue reading Experience invaluable in fatal medical malpractice cases
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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
Continue reading Evaluating Time Limits for Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Texas
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