High school senior dies after doctors botch diagnosis and treatment of acute disseminated encephalomalacia (ADEM)

Read about the symptoms and life-saving treatment that this young person should have received

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The danger of misdiagnosis of mesenteric ischemia

Delaying diagnosis and treatment can lead to dead or necrotic stomach or bowel, and even death

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Surgeon accused of unnecessary surgeries

Before consenting to surgery, make sure to ask about other treatment options first

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Important steps doctors should use to find the cause for syncope (fainting)

Medical experts have developed a step-by-step approach that takes time, but improves patient safety

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The important reason to always get your medical records and radiology CDs before leaving a hospital

If you go to a new hospital, these records and radiology images can help prevent your new providers from making a dangerous mistake in your health care

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Understanding HIPAA, patient privacy laws, and medical records requests

Federal and Texas laws protect your privacy and rights to your healthcare information

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Is the specialist that your doctor consulted really a specialist?

Houston-area hospital's sole wound care doctor is trained as a pediatrician, not in wound care

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Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi—Shoreline medical malpractice attorney/lawyer

This hospital received 12 violations from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services since April 2012

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Methodist Dallas Medical Center medical malpractice lawyer/attorney

Since August 2011, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued 20 violations to Methodist Dallas Medical Center

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Medical malpractice lawsuit by Bill Paxton's family shows how wrongful death claims work

Wrongful death claims are limited by each state's wrongful death statute, and the Texas law has some twists

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