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Medical Malpractice Reform Still on the Table?

When a new President enters the White House, healthcare policies are put on, and taken off, the proverbial table.  In light of the rubber band effect that many policies have, the question has been posed…

botched surgeries, brain injury

Series of Botched Surgeries Results in Life Sentence

A series of botched surgeries has resulted in a life sentence for a Texas neurosurgeon.  In an unusual case of possible malpractice turned into possible criminal deviance, this case begs the question, “when it comes…

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Medical Malpractice Judgments Complicated for Some

If you have been harmed as a result of medical malpractice, you likely are anxiously awaiting the moment that a judge resolves your case.  Unfortunately, medical malpractice judgments are complicated for some clients, and do…

type 2 diabetes

Abilify Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Children

Commonly prescribed to children and adults, Abilify has been linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in children. Many medications have risks of side effects, but we trust our healthcare providers to minimize…

Prevent Surgical Errors

Do Stronger Medical Malpractice Laws Prevent Surgical Errors?

Medical malpractice laws are designed to protect patients and influence doctors to provide only quality, safe care.  Unfortunately, the staggering number of surgical errors that occur every year continues to beg the question “do stronger…

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The Facts About Limited-Government Liability in Texas

When it comes to medical malpractice or negligence, there is perhaps no better example of a failing system than Texas’ limited-government liability law.  In reviewing the facts about limited-government liability in Texas, it appears that…

Stockert 3T Bacterial Infection

Stockert 3T System Putting Patients at Risk of Bacterial Infection

In October 2016, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning to doctors and hospitals about contamination risk associated with a commonly-used surgical device.  The potentially contaminated Stockert 3T heater-cooler system…

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Children’s Supplement Recalled for Elevated Lead Exposure

A recent report published by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) highlights the dangers of lead exposure in children.  The report was published following a series of recalls of children’s supplements.  All three supplements…

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