hiring a medical malpractice lawyer


Texas Supreme Court sides with plaintiff in expert report dispute

November 16, 2018 opinion in case styled Sue Abshire v. Christus Health Southeast Texas d/b/a Christus Hospital—St. Elizabeth, Case No. 17-0386.

read more

Life care plans & future medical care in brain & birth injury & catastrophic medical malpractice cases

Contrary to popular belief, Texas law doesn't cap a jury's award of future medical care

read more

Houston court of appeals rules in medical malpractice plaintiff's favor

It's important to hire an experienced Texas medical malpractice attorney to fight early dismissal attempts by desperate defendants

read more

Developments in Texas “paid and incurred” law for medical bills

Texas law limits the amount of medical bills that a plaintiff may recover in a medical malpractice lawsuit

read more

What money you can and can't recover in a Texas medical malpractice case

Contrary to what some people believe, not all damages are capped

read more

Texas Supreme Court: Medical malpractice expert reports must address cause-in-fact and foreseeability of harm

Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Section 74.351 requires medical negligence plaintiffs to serve medical expert reports at the beginning of a lawsuit

read more

The 30-day grace period for Texas medical malpractice expert reports

Many defendant healthcare providers try to get new medical malpractice lawsuits dismissed right out of the gate, but an experienced medical malpractice attorney can protect your rights

read more

Substantial factor test in Texas medical malpractice cases: Proving that the negligence of multiple parties caused patient harm

Texas law recognizes "but for" and "substantial factor" proximate causation in medical negligence cases

read more

Mediation ins and outs for medical malpractice cases

Getting ready for successful mediation and trial starts when the lawsuit is filed

read more

What happens if you name the wrong defendant in a Texas medical malpractice or wrongful death lawsuit?

If it is discovered after the statute of limitations has passed, the answer depends on if it is misnomer or misidentification

read more


Discuss your case with an attorney.

Copyright ©2018 Painter Law Firm. All rights reserved.