Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

News about medical malpractice, injuries, settlements, verdicts and compensation

How Do I Predict a Medical Misdiagnosis?

Whether you’re visiting your doctor for a routine check-up, or you’re at the hospital for an emergency surgery, you want to be able to trust your doctor. Unfortunately, some health care providers do not diagnose correctly, either due to ignorance of correct knowledge or by purposeful deception, and their negligence can lead to an injury. Here are some ways to…
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Why are Three Women Suing This Texas Doctor for Medical Malpractice?

Last month, three separate medical malpractice lawsuits were filed against one Texas doctor after he allegedly mismanaged three newborn deliveries. According to the lawsuit, the doctor failed to intervene during the labor process, despite the evidence of fetal distress. Additionally, the lawsuit alleges in two of the instances, the doctor mismanaged the use of Oxytocin, which is a drug that…
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Why is This Family Outraged by Texas Medical Malpractice Laws?

In 2014, a mother lost her baby due to a traumatic birth injury caused by the doctor’s improper use of forceps during the baby’s delivery. The forceps caused a brain injury that became fatal. The parents of the infant sued the hospital and the doctor who performed the delivery for medical malpractice and won. Despite being awarded $10.3 million, the…
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How Did This Infant Sustain a Second-Degree Burn in a Marble Falls Medical Clinic?

A few months ago, the parents brought an 11-day-old infant to a Marble Falls medical clinic for a two-week screening. A medical assistant heated up a gel pack to help with blood sampling. When the medical assistant placed the pack on the baby’s foot, the newborn immediately started crying. However, the medical assistant continued taking samples and promptly left to…
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What is Pastoral Medicine?

When you think of someone in the professional medical field, their names are often accompanied by initials, such as M.D., D.O., G.P., P.A., O.D., N.P. or R.N., indicating their credentials, licenses or practice areas. However, there are some abbreviations that have recently sprouted that are causing some confusion in the medical world. A new field of health practitioners has gained…
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