Medical Malpractice


Patient dies under CRNA care, Texas court rejects expert report from anesthesiologist

Appellate court ruled that physician anesthesiologist didn't link criticisms to medical record facts

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What happens in the operating room after a patient is put to sleep?

The individuals handling anesthesia or performing surgery might surprise you

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What medical care can physician assistants provide in Texas?

Texas doesn't allow physician assistants to have a totally independent scope of practice

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What medical care can nurse practitioners provide in Texas?

Texas doesn't allow nurse practitioners to have a totally independent scope of practice

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U.S. government joins civil lawsuit over hospital and surgeon's operating room safety issues

False Claims Act lawsuit alleges pattern of major patient safety breaches

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Texas hospital trauma centers drop the ball on neck CT scans, other imaging

Delayed diagnosis and treatment of neck injuries can lead to permanent paralysis

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Emergency room physicians, nurses are responsible for patient care until discharge or admission

Some patients are ignored while waiting for admission or get lost in the shuffle

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How social media can matter in a medical malpractice case

Realtime social media engagement by health care professionals by patient care is discoverable

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Houston court of appeals allows extension of medical malpractice expert deadline because of COVID pandemic

Preliminary medical malpractice expert report deadlines are normally inflexibly rigid under Texas tort reform laws

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What you should know about HIPAA in the age of COVID and beyond

The federal health care privacy law has a narrower application than many think

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