Medical Malpractice


Houston medical malpractice lawsuit: Radiologist, two hospitalists, and surgeon at Pasadena's Bayshore Medical Center misdiagnose volvulus

Volvulus is the twisting of the stomach or intestine and is a surgical emergency because it cuts off blood flow

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Sleep apnea and anesthesia: The special risks that you should know

Anesthesiologists are supposed to screen for obstructive sleep apnea before surgery, and then take appropriate precautions

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Federal lawsuit: Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center & Baylor College of Medicine doctors leave towel inside patient after surgery

A federal report revealed that this hospital had multiple episodes of leaving unintended items inside patient bodies in 2018

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The risks you need to know about mail-order pharmacy services

Convenience (and insurance company profits) comes at the risk of a bigger risk to patients

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Does your doctor treat your radiology scan rather than you?

Sometimes physicians ignore the patient's symptoms, instead making decisions based on CT scan findings or lab values

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Despite new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics, bariatric surgery for teenagers and children poses risks

Weight-loss surgery involves making permanent changes to the digestive tract

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Learn the three times that a hospitalized patient's care can fall through the cracks

Change of nursing shifts, units, and facilities present challenges for continuity of care

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Not every nurse is qualified to take care of every patient, but some hospitals seem to ignore this fact

Nurses are required to decline assignment to patients that they can't safely and competently care for

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Why it's unwise for a witness to change testimony in a Texas medical malpractice case

Modifying prior sworn testimony makes a witness look unreliable or dishonest

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What are known risks on a Texas medical informed consent form?

Painter Law Firm's frequently asked question (FAQ) series

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