The term, "medical malpractice lawsuit" can bring to mind the psychologist's tool of "word association:" when many people hear it, the first word that comes to mind is, "doctor." But legal liability for medical malpractice can fall on many kinds of people and entities, and if you have experienced an injury in many different kinds of treatment the legal remedies under the Texas law governing medical liability may apply to you.
The cause of action for wrongful death has been in existence long enough that the Texas legislature has been able to address through statutory law many of the situations in which wrongful death claims can arise.
One measure of product quality is how the manufacturer stands behind the item after it has been sold. Many, if not most, companies that make items intended for the consumer market have either express, or in some cases implied, warranties on what they make.
Much of the analysis of medical malpractice in Texas centers on the types of injuries that can form the basis of a medical malpractice claim and the types of damages that are recoverable. While these are important subjects to consider, it is also essential to remember that in this area of personal injury law in particular, "The devil is in the details." One key area in which attention to detail is needed is the selection of supporting experts.
"Statute of limitations" is the term used for the time limit within which anyone who believes they have a claim against someone else must either take legal action or be barred forever from doing so. These time limits are inflexible, and they are established within the laws of each individual jurisdiction. They vary widely based on the legal claim involved and the jurisdiction where the lawsuit will be filed.
As Ebola continues to spread in Africa, the U.S. has been generally better prepared to deal with the virus. The first person to die from Ebola on American soil, however, was arguably a victim of medical malpractice.
One of the standout characteristics of a big rig, semi-truck, 18-wheeler, box truck or other commercial vehicle is that they are seldom, if even used for personal purposes. If you are involved in an auto accident with such a truck, the odds are good that it was being operated for business purposes.
Every year, many San Antonio residents and people across the United States choose to spend their vacation time on a cruise. In fact, 21 million people take cruises each year.
Any type of case involving an injury is a complex matter and should be taken seriously. The matter is even of greater significance when it involves an innocent baby's health. With this in mind, it is important to understand what is involved in handling a birth injury or birth defect case.