Guardianships and alternatives in Texas, and why you should plan ahead

Legal guardianship gives a court-appointed adult decision-making authority over a minor or incapacitated adult

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Respiratory arrest after surgery: What happens and when it is medical malpractice

When a patient stops breathing, there are only a few short minutes to start appropriate resuscitation brain damage occurs

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New law gives Texas pharmacists exclusive authority on whether to fill a prescription

Pharmacists may be negligent when they fill prescriptions that are dangerous to patients

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What experienced medical malpractice attorneys know about getting a medical expert

Houston's First Court of Appeals recently issued a favorable opinion to medical malpractice plaintiffs regarding expert witness qualifications

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Trauma center facts, function, and medical malpractice

Trauma centers can care for patients seriously injured by car wrecks, gun shots, or explosions. There are only 18 Level I and 22 Level 2 trauma centers in Texas.

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Common diagnostic errors and medical malpractice

Federal government data suggest that 10-20% of all diagnoses are inaccurate

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Profits over patients in hospice and end-of-life care

Frisco, Texas hospice executive makes chilling admissions in federal court

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Proposed Medicare rule would keep hospital infection and adverse event information away from the public eye

Medicare's Hospital Compare currently has a wealth of information regarding patient safety in different hospitals

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Texas Supreme Court: How to meet the Superiority Requirement for medical malpractice expert testimony

A new opinion provides a roadmap for plaintiffs to present sufficient medical malpractice expert testimony

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Texas Supreme Court allows streamlined approach to medical billing affidavits

Subrogation agent affidavits will capture more paid medical bills for plaintiffs than those from hospital or physicians records custodians

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