patient safety


Colorectal cancer rates are on the rise for adults under 50

Delay in diagnosing and treating colorectal cancer can decrease survival odds

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Surgeon does not tell patient about pathology results, delays cancer treatment

Some doctors order lab, radiology, and pathology tests but never provide patients with full results

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Three ways to research a Texas doctor or hospital's quality of care

Federal and Texas laws hide most information from the public, but there are still some tools that you can use

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When to get a second opinion after surgical complications or problems

There is a limited amount of time to repair some nerve injuries

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How to find prenatal care that keeps your baby safe

Early and consistent quality prenatal care is important for the safety of the baby and mother

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Gastroparesis: What causes stomach paralysis and how to treat it

When a surgeon damages or cuts the vagus nerve during bariatric or abdominal surgery, it can cause gastroparesis, paralyzing the stomach

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Timing is important for bariatric surgery

Experts recommend weight loss surgery before reaching BMI of 40, but our lawsuit experience highlights common complications

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Surprising new treatment options for Type 2 diabetes

Painter Law Firm's experienced medical malpractice lawyers know how to handle cases where the patient had Type 2 diabetes

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A ruptured or perforated esophagus needs fast medical attention

Standard treatment can include surgery or medications, but in a lawsuit that I filed the doctors did neither, and the patient died

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How to assess your risk of potentially deadly blood clots and DVTs during surgery

Deep vein thrombosis during surgery can lead to deadly pulmonary embolism

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