Tools to help you plan ahead before a doctor's visit

Make sure your physician has all of the information necessary for safe health care

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What happens when your physician doctors (alters) your medical records?

Wrongful death lawsuit uncovered that surgeon accessed patient's records "on a number of occasions" after her death

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Journal article: ER should treat for stroke if patient has dizziness and difficulty walking or standing

Review article details five questions that emergency doctors should ask dizzy patients

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Dallas court of appeals rules in favor of patient/plaintiff on expert report

Hiring a competent, experienced medical malpractice attorney can mean the difference between a lawsuit and a dismissal

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Operating on the wrong patient or site: How does it happen?

The Joint Commission has emphasized improving surgical errors as a 2018 National Patient Safety Goal

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What you need to know about new medical schools in Conroe and Houston

Academic/teaching hospitals do not consistently supervise still in their training, which can put patients at risk

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Hemorrhagic stroke symptoms, treatment and medical malpractice

87% of strokes are ischemic and 13% are hemorrhagic

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The Health Care Liability Claim Pre-suit Notice and Authorization Trap

Published in the July/August 2018 edition of "The Houston Lawyer" magazine

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Over 260 patients have died in surgical centers since 2013

Many ambulatory surgery centers are not equipped to handle complications from planned outpatient procedures and call 911 when something bad happens

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Hospital, physician, and nursing medication error malpractice

Some healthcare providers routinely do a poor job of medication reconciliation, putting patients at risk

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