medical malpractice


Surgeon admits to lying in court to protect colleague—what you can do to protect yourself

Keeping a real-time medical journal is a useful tool for continuity or care, and as a records of events if something goes wrong

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Bariatric surgery medical malpractice can cause gastric obstructions and volvulus

Gastric volvulus can twist your stomach around like a phone cord

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New proposed guidelines would nix plastic surgeons dancing in costumes during procedures

Experts question the ethics of online plastic surgery videos that entertain rather than inform, creating an illusion of minimal risks

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Signs of dangerous spinal cord compression after back surgery

Hematomas are a known complication of spinal surgery and can cause permanent injury if they are not promptly addressed

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Risk factors for sudden cardiac arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest is fatal 95% of the time, but in those who survive, fast treatment is the key

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Houston Methodist West Hospital Katy medical malpractice lawyer/attorney

In 2015, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services cited Houston Methodist West Hospital Katy for an infection control officer violation

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What are hospital sentinel events?

Some things are so dangerous to patient safety that hospital accreditation standards say that they should never happen

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Surgical medical malpractice lawsuit: Adrenal gland surgery ends with removal of pancreas instead

Surgical malpractice sometimes causes serious injuries at surgical sites or nearby structures

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Botched meningitis treatment leaves boy with brain injury

Meningitis requires fast treatment, but doctors and nurses repeatedly fumbled

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Medication prescription errors can cause permanent injuries or death

Practical tips that we have learned from medical malpractice lawsuits that can help keep your family safe

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