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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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Texas Neurosurgeon Faces Medical Malpractice for Botched Surgeries

Last month a Dallas County grand jury indicted a Plano, Texas neurosurgeon on six counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in connection with medical malpractice. The deadly weapon in question was the combination of his surgical tools and his hands, which he used to operate on patients, according to indictments. The 44-year-old doctor performed quite a few spinal…
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Imprisoned Patient Sues Doctor Over Infection and Injuries

A Henderson County, Texas resident has filed a lawsuit against a Huntsville surgeon alleging medical negligence in a 2011 case. The Athens man sued the doctor July 6, alleging liability in a number of medical operations he claims caused an infection and injuries between 2011 and 2014. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff was diagnosed with renal failure in August…
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Study Shows Many Physicians are Still Practicing Despite Misconduct and Errors

According to USA Today, a Texas physician appeared before the Texas Medical Board on charges that he had negligently prescribed painkillers that resulted in a woman’s death. The family doctor had already faced multiple charges for prescribing incorrect medications and for abusing drugs himself. Over a decade, board members had fined him thousands of dollars, restricted his prescription usage and…
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Texas Woman Wins Lawsuit after Doctor’s Misdiagnosis Had Her Prepared for Death

A Victoria, Texas woman was shocked when her physician diagnosed her with Stage IV terminal breast cancer. After the diagnosis, the mother of four gave away her belongings, arranged for a hospice worker to care for her at home and made a bucket list. The woman underwent seven months of chemotherapy and was placed on anxiety medications to help cope…
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