Medical Malpractice

What is the Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations for Minor Children in Texas?

Each state has statutes of limitations that apply to personal injury lawsuits. A statute of limitations sets deadlines for filing personal injury lawsuits. The court can dismiss a lawsuit filed after the statute of limitations expires without considering whether the person has a valid legal claim.  What Is the Texas Statute of Limitations for Medical… read more

What Is the Average Settlement for Medical Malpractice in Houston, TX?

Did a doctor, hospital, or other medical provider cause you injury because of medical negligence or malpractice? If so, you may be experiencing high medical bills and other financial losses. Your injuries may have caused additional pain and suffering as well. You may wonder how much you can expect to receive for a medical malpractice… read more

The Most Common Medical Errors

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University made headlines in 2016 when they published a study claiming medical errors were the third-leading cause of death in the U.S. According to their statistical extrapolation, as many as 250,000 deaths happen yearly due to medical errors in healthcare. Subsequent work has raised questions about the study’s conclusions. But even… read more

IV Infiltration Can Cause Nerve Damage, Burns, or Amputation

An intravenous catheter (IV) is an essential piece of medical equipment that helps medical professionals save countless lives and allows millions to recover from illnesses and injuries. It is used to administer fluids — including blood, water, saline solutions, medications, and other liquids — directly into a patient’s vein. Although IVs are used every day,… read more

What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence?

Intent is the primary difference between medical malpractice and medical negligence. However, both actions result in harm or injury to a patient. Therefore, you can recover compensation for both medical malpractice and medical negligence.  It can be challenging to draw the line between medical negligence and medical malpractice. Medical negligence is generally an unintentional, avoidable… read more

IV Infiltration and Complication Attorneys

Intravenous (IV) therapy is a medical procedure in which fluids are sent into the body through direct insertion into a vein. By direct administration into a vein, IV therapy quickly introduces medication and fluids to the bloodstream.  Medical providers use only a syringe to inject fluids in an injection IV therapy. This is a direct… read more

Can I Sue My Doctor for Negligence in Texas?

We trust our doctors to take care of our health and to cause no harm. If you suffered an unexpected injury during the course of medical treatment, you might be asking if you can sue your doctor for negligence.  Medical negligence suits can be emotionally difficult for patients whose doctors were trying to help. But,… read more

Health Effects of Lack of Oxygen At Birth

Childbirth is safer now that it was 100 years ago. Nonetheless, things can and do go wrong during labor and delivery. When a baby is deprived of oxygen at birth, even for a short while, there can be lasting effects as a result.  The longer a baby is without oxygen during birth, the more severe… read more

What is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

One thing that has become very common when you go to a medical facility to receive treatment is signing a consent form. This form is designed to affirm that you are giving the doctor and other healthcare professionals who work there permission to treat you for the injury or sickness you are dealing with. By… read more

Some Things Get Left Behind—Objects Left Inside Of Your Body After Surgery

It’s the big day, the day you go in for surgery. When you arrive at the facility for your surgery, you are called to a room where your surgeon comes to speak with you. Your surgeon explains the process, calms your nerves, and puts you at ease. You trust what your surgeon is telling you,… read more