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

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Medical malpractice/wrongful death lawsuit: Plaintiff alleges that surgeon and anesthesiologist at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital injure patient, cause death

38-year-old educator recently died as a result of her injuries

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Wisdom tooth extraction, negligence, and dental malpractice

Pulling wisdom teeth improperly can cause nerve damage

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Myocarditis symptoms, misdiagnosis, and medical malpractice

Myocarditis is a dangerous condition that impacts heart pumping and rhythm

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Opthalmologist medical malpractice: Eye doctor misdiagnoses serious eye condition

Prompt, proper treatment of many types of eye condition is critical to saving vision

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Houston's 14th Court of Appeals rules for medical malpractice plaintiff in expert dispute

Memorandum opinion provides insight on what makes an expert report adequate under Texas law

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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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