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Medical malpractice may have caused man's severe health decline

Texas patients preparing for surgery may want to pay close attention to a situation that occurred in another state. A man underwent an operation. During recovery, he was not feeling well; in fact, he lost more than 40 pounds and said he felt like he was dying. What happened next came as a shock to many, and some say they expect a medical malpractice lawsuit to follow.

Half million med mal deaths per year include many in Texas

Many Texas readers may be alarmed to learn that approximately 500,000 people suffer fatal injuries associated with medical errors every year throughout the nation. In fact, some estimates claim doctors and medical professionals make mistakes in providing care and treatment to patients as much as 15 percent of the time. Injuries suffered in med mal situations are often quite severe.

Best to clarify medical malpractice law before going to court

Many Texas medical patients will undergo surgery this year. While there is obviously risk involved with any medical procedure, patients entrust themselves to physicians believing all accepted safety standards will be followed. Sadly, substandard care remains problematic in many regions, and many people suffer serious injuries (as well as death) when things go terribly wrong. In such circumstances, medical malpractice laws often become a focus when questions regarding filing claims arise.

Parents of newborn sue for medical malpractice regarding error

Many women will give birth in Texas hospitals this year. For most, the experience will be joyful and exciting as they welcome their infants into their families and prepare to take them home. Others' experiences, however, will not be so wonderful, as it's likely some Texas hospital patients will be among those who suffer injury due to medical malpractice.

Medical malpractice suspected as cause of child's death

Any Texas parent who has ever visited an emergency room with a child suffering from unexplained illness will likely relate to the worry a mother in another state felt when a similar incident occurred involving her 2-year-old son. Sadly, that situation resulted in tragedy. The mother and her husband have since filed a medical malpractice lawsuit claiming doctors failed to issue an accurate diagnosis in a timely manner.

Woman files medical malpractice claim after suffering injury

Hundreds of thousands of medical patients seek treatment and care in Texas hospitals and others throughout the nation each year. When the treatment provided falls short of accepted medical care standards, the results are often disastrous. One such incident occurred in another state that has led to a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Medical malpractice suspected in hospital outside Texas

A woman who had been employed as a registered nurse learned she had developed a condition in her own pregnancy that required a C-section at 30 weeks gestation in 2015. The events that unfolded in a facility outside Texas turned into a tragedy that has devastated the woman and her husband. Their precious infant has suffered permanent disability they believe was caused by medical malpractice.

Medical malpractice suspected in dementia patient's death

One can only imagine how difficult it is to watch a parent suffer mental decline due to dementia. Often, adult children in Texas must entrust the care of a parent to nursing home staff or other assisted-living facilities. An incident that occurred in 2014 in another state will now be scrutinized in court as a woman has blamed her mother's death on medical malpractice from resulted nursing negligence.

Jurors award hurge medical malpractice verdict to double amputee

A man who worked as a press foreman for approximately 15 years at a company outside Texas is now permanently disabled. His devastating injuries were caused by medical malpractice. Following the incidents that led to his current condition, his wife was forced to work two jobs just to make ends meet for their family.

Doctor lies about medical malpractice, becomes patient advocate

Medical patients in Texas and throughout the United States have the right to reasonably assume that the care they receive will be appropriate to their conditions according to accepted protocol and safety standards. A man in another state claimed that not only was the care he received substandard, it was grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. He had become permanently disabled after suffering a stroke.

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