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When hospitals advertise their top-notch doctors, it doesn't necessarily mean that they'll be providing your care (posted 4 weeks, 1 day ago)
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Dr. Blonder prescribed & CVS filled prescriptions for two medications that the manufacturer warned against taking together (posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago)
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Doctors and nurses at Eddy Scurlock Stroke Center send young African American woman home with no treatment, despite textbook stroke symptoms (posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago)
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Orthopedic surgeon Henry Small, M.D., hospitalist Dominic Sreshta, M.D. and the St. Luke's nurses gave a 75-year-old patient 2-4 times the recommended dose of the narcotic Dilaudid (posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago)
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Painter Law Firm attorneys have successfully handled numerous medical malpractice and brain and birth injury cases (posted 4 months, 2 weeks ago)
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Patients have to be able to hold down liquids before hospital discharge (posted 5 months, 1 week ago)
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Texas law allows patients the right to use video to monitor their rooms (posted 8 months, 2 weeks ago)
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Preserve information about the health care that was provided (posted 8 months, 2 weeks ago)
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Some hospitals and facilities require one nurse to care for eight patients at a time (posted 8 months, 2 weeks ago)
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Family sues Knapp Medical Center, Natalie Ganceres, M.D. and Robert Rene Solis, CRNA in in Hidalgo County, Texas district court (posted 10 months ago)
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Sometimes you have to be firm to get proper nursing and physician care (posted 10 months, 2 weeks ago)
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Dr. Robert Sickler is a Houston-based pain management doctor (posted 11 months, 2 weeks ago)
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Painter Law Firm helps uninsured patient who was grossly overcharged by hospital (posted 1 year ago)
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Painter Law firm filed a counterclaim alleging that Memorial Hermann's billing practices are unconscionable and violate the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (posted 1 year, 1 month ago)
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Painter Law Firm challenges hospital's billing/collection practices for uninsured patients (posted 1 year, 1 month ago)
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Our attorneys know how to handle the bizarre and serious hurdles under Texas law for cases involving stillbirth or newborn death (posted 1 year, 3 months ago)
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Lady will likely never eat, drink or work again (posted 1 year, 5 months ago)
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Robert Painter's article, as published in January/February 2013 issue of The Houston Lawyer magazine (posted 1 year, 5 months ago)
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Some brain injuries are caused by poor hospital care - here is one way that you can lower your risk (posted 1 year, 6 months ago)
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Early diagnosis and treatment is important (posted 1 year, 6 months ago)
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Fundal height measurement is a simple test that can prevent many serious pregnancy complications (posted 1 year, 6 months ago)
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If possible, do not have an elective surgery or hospitalization during the holiday season (posted 1 year, 7 months ago)
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Some doctors believe seeing a patient once a month is enough (posted 1 year, 8 months ago)
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Hospitals need to make sure that their doctors and nurses are trained to spot and treat infections and sepsis (posted 1 year, 8 months ago)
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Research shows that holidays, weekends, evenings and the whole month of July have a higher risk for medical errors (posted 1 year, 8 months ago)
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Use this tool to research hospitals before you or a family member use them (posted 1 year, 9 months ago)
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Texas law keeps hospital reviews of health care confidential and hidden from the public (posted 1 year, 9 months ago)
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The doctors and nurses at Houston Northwest Medical Center and Reliant Rehabilitation Hospital North Houston did not properly treat a 55 year old woman's infection, causing her death (posted 1 year, 10 months ago)
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The lawsuit alleged that a Houston-area hospital and nurse did not tell the doctor about clear signs of an infection, which caused the patient to be temporarily paralyzed (posted 2 years, 3 months ago)
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The Houston Lawyer magazine's March/April 2012 features Attorney Robert Painter's article "Chapter 74: Mapping the Medical Malpractice Minefield" (posted 2 years, 3 months ago)
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Nursing staff fails to act when hip fracture patient shows clear signs of a dangerous embolism (posted 2 years, 5 months ago)
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Our expert says that the nursing staff did not inform the doctor of patient's deterioration and doctor never saw the patient at all (posted 2 years, 5 months ago)
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When an elderly patient fell and hit her head, the nurses did not notify a doctor for days (posted 2 years, 5 months ago)
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Nurses and doctor do not act on signs of a serious systemic infection (posted 2 years, 5 months ago)
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Read these three little-known ways that you can increase your odds for a safe hospitalization (posted 2 years, 6 months ago)
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When hospital personnel do not communicate lab or radiology results to a doctor, patients can be injured or die (posted 2 years, 8 months ago)
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With these tips, family members can help prevent low sodium from causing permanent damage or death (posted 2 years, 9 months ago)
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The medical malpractice lawsuit alleges that Dr. Peter Shedden performed an inappropriate surgery (posted 2 years, 9 months ago)
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For the fourth consecutive year, H Texas magazine recognized Painter Law Firm attorneys as some of Houston's top lawyers (posted 3 years, 1 month ago)
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'The Minute Lawyer' series video on why it is important to get evaluated by an OB/GYN or at the hospital any time there is a decrease in fetal movement late in pregnancy (posted 3 years, 2 months ago)
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Bleeding and decreased fetal movement are two important signs that mothers should report and insist that their OB/GYN fully evaluate (posted 3 years, 2 months ago)
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H.B. 3520 would prevent hospitals from using 'death panels' to dump patients (posted 3 years, 5 months ago)
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'The Minute Lawyer' series video on how poor communication between doctors and nurses causes needless injuries and deaths (posted 3 years, 6 months ago)
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Painter Law Firm announces 'The Minute Lawyer' Series of videos on current legal topics (posted 3 years, 6 months ago)
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'The Minute Lawyer' series video on the shocking truth about how Texas hospitals and doctors can stop treating you, even if it means you will die (posted 3 years, 6 months ago)
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By eliminating immunity, doctors and hospital committee members would have to think twice before stopping care (posted 3 years, 8 months ago)
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Poor communication between doctors and nurses causes dangerous delays in patient care (posted 3 years, 8 months ago)
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Many Texans are surprised to learn that the Advance Directives Act of 1999 allows a hospital committee to act as a 'death panel' that can override a patient or family's treatment wishes (posted 3 years, 8 months ago)
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'Hospitals are dangerous places, rife with infection and opportunities for errors' (posted 3 years, 8 months ago)
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A U.S. Veterans Administration study showed that using a checklist and having simple, open communication among doctors, nurses, and the patient dramatically reduced surgical deaths. (posted 3 years, 9 months ago)
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Speech to Disability and Elder Law Association addressed the controversial 'death panel' law misused by many Texas hospitals (posted 3 years, 9 months ago)
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Clinics dish out powerful pain medications without real physician supervision or even a physical exam (posted 3 years, 11 months ago)
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Looking for board certification in the pain management specialization is not enough for a patient to ensure the doctor is qualified. Learn the questions you should ask your doctor. (posted 4 years ago)
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Hospitals can save lives by training their nurses to follow stat physician orders for CT and MRI scans immediately and to contact a doctor when the images are available for review (posted 4 years, 1 month ago)
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Nursing errors can be prevented if hospitals take notice and train their personnel (posted 4 years, 1 month ago)
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Nurse-doctor communication is such a problem that the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations requires all hospitals to create policies and procedures to improve nursing communication of critical lab values (posted 4 years, 1 month ago)
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Now this teenager's family has the funds they need to care for their child, who was brain injured because of a Houston-area hospital's negligence (posted 4 years, 1 month ago)
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Insurance company payouts in medical malpractice lawsuits are at a historic low, yet health care costs continue to rise. This shows that further tort reform is unneeded and would be ineffective (posted 4 years, 4 months ago)
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What is brain death? How can you definitively tell if someone is brain dead? (posted 4 years, 5 months ago)
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There are some practical things moms and dads can do to increase their chances for a successful, healthy delivery. (posted 4 years, 5 months ago)
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Focuses on the Texas Advance Directives Act of 1999 (posted 4 years, 5 months ago)
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An issue involving medical futility may come up at any time, whether the patient is young or old, insured or uninsured. (posted 4 years, 6 months ago)
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Although there has been talk of "death panels" during the health care reform debate, we have had them for over a decade in Texas (posted 4 years, 6 months ago)
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