Medical Malpractice


Texas certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) loses legal challenge against physician experts

CRNA note for epidural anesthesia placement catheter was missing from the medical record

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Houston court of appeals dismisses Pseudomonas infant death case

Texas tort reform requirements require attentive experts and experienced medical malpractice attorneys

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Nursing home essential caregiver and visitation rights in Texas

Proposed amendment to Texas Constitution is on the ballot on November 2, 2021

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Infections during pregnancy and fetal inflammatory response syndrome (FIRS)

With proper prenatal care, infections may be treated before FIRS

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Anesthesiologist-led rapid response teams have better patient safety results than nurse-led teams

Cleveland Clinic study analyzes data from over 450,000 hospital admissions

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Blood clots, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and medical malpractice

DVTs can cause pulmonary embolism after surgery

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Texarkana Court of Appeals rules that juvenile operating room behavior is a health care liability claim protected by Texas tort reform

Nursing staff painted male patient's toenails, placed an unnecessary diaper and colostomy bag

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At what stage of litigation must a plaintiff show willful and wanton negligence in a Texas emergency room malpractice case?

Bona fide emergency care in a hospital ER is subject to a heightened standard of proof

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When is thoracentesis an emergency procedure?

When thoracentesis isn't enough, needle decompression or chest tube placement may be used in emergencies

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Texas registered nurse criminally charged in death of four ICU patients

Prosecutors allege that the Tyler, Texas nurse intentionally caused air embolisms, stroke, and death

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