medical malpractice


Two documents you need now to plan ahead for end-of-life health care

Advance directive and medical power of attorney documents help guide health care decisions and protect against hospital committees

read more

Suddenly-appearing floaters or flashes of light may be a warning sign of a medical emergency

Retinal detachment requires emergency treatment by an ophthalmologist, or can result in permanent vision loss

read more

Experienced Houston, Texas birth injury medical malpractice lawyer, Robert Painter, Painter Law Firm

Birth injury and cerebral palsy cases are complex and hard-fought, and call for an experienced, aggressive medical malpractice attorney

read more

When doctors and nurses settle on the wrong diagnosis, it is hard to get their attention

Houston-area ER focuses on broken leg, misses broken back, despite patient's complaints that he could not move arms normally

read more

Lawsuit: Memorial Hermann Southwest Medical Center surgeons botch treatment of complication (filed by Attorney Robert Painter)

One week delay in fixing hole in small intestine leads to a year and a half of internal infections, MRSA, and an open abdominal wound

read more

Lawsuit: Mainland Medical Center nurses' poor care causes man to develop bedsores days after a knee surgery (filed by Attorney Robert Painter)

It took 100+ days of hospital, nursing home, and rehabilitation center inpatient care and a year and a half for the bedsores to heal and close

read more

Lawsuit: Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital doctors misdiagnose imminent stroke (filed by Attorney Robert Painter)

38-year-old man goes to an ER three days in a row, has massive stroke shortly after discharge on third day

read more

Without operating room precautions, surgery can leave you with a new nerve injury

Poor preparation for anesthesia and immobility can cause nerve injuries

read more

Three things to know about heat illnesses

Heat stroke is an emergency medical condition that, if not treated properly, can cause organ damage or death

read more

Some hospitals are set up to allow physician medication errors

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) says that medication errors cause at least one death a day and injure 1.3 million people a year

read more


Discuss your case with an attorney.

Copyright ©2018 Painter Law Firm. All rights reserved.