Medical Malpractice


Learn why emergency room doctors sometimes miss and don't treat early stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)

New study recommends MRI scans for patients with short-duration stroke symptoms

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What you should know about emergency room triage and medical malpractice

A triage nurse decides which patients need to be seen by an ER physician first

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A year and a half after ER doesn't inform patient of x-ray finding, man dies of cancer

Increase your patient safety by always getting a copy of test results

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Medicare cites HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest with four citations

The facility formerly known as Houston Northwest Medical Center has been hit with Medicare/Medicaid violations in 2015, 2017, and 2019

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It's medical malpractice to perform bariatric weight loss surgery on a patient who doesn't meet the eligibility criteria

Bariatric surgery is a needless safety risk for people who don't meet the qualification standards

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What every expecting parent should know about electronic fetal monitoring

Electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) provides lots of information that can be used to decide if an emergency delivery is needed

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Dallas court of appeals opinion highlights statute of limitations dangers for Texas medical malpractice plaintiffs

The 75-day tolling period that Texas law suggests is available after sending a notice of claim letter is a hollow promise

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Newborn strokes, cerebral palsy, and medical malpractice

Strokes at or around the time birth can cause brain damage or cerebral palsy

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What you should know to tell if you have a cold, a virus, or something worse

Patients and doctors should pay attention to cold symptoms that last too long

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Is it possible to get punitive damages in a Texas medical malpractice lawsuit?

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

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