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.
For various reasons, manufacturing companies sometimes issue official recalls of their products, especially when they believe the products may be placing consumers at risk for injury. Samsung recently issued a recall in Texas and the rest of the United States of at least one million Galaxy Note 7 phones. Some say the recall came a bit too late, however. One man, in particular, filed a lawsuit against the company after suffering severe injuries, which he claims were caused by the allegedly dangerous product.
When a person dies due to substandard medical care, an estate representative may file a lawsuit to seek recovery of monetary losses against the party or parties deemed responsible for the death. Such medical malpractice situations are often complicated and best addressed alongside competent and experienced guidance. A case outside Texas has run into some challenges surrounding whether the defense has the right, ex parte, to view private information regarding the decedent's health records.
Citizens arrests are thought by some to be events witnessed only in movies. However, a recent situation in Texas proves this is not always the case. After a fatal accident involving two motor vehicles, witnesses are said to have detained one of the drivers until law enforcement agents arrived on site.