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An overview of bringing a medical malpractice case in Texas

Houston, TX - There is a typical timeline for a medical malpractice lawsuit that starts from the time a procedure is scheduled and performed until the resolution of the case through the legal process with a settlement or a trial verdict. Victims…
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Medical malpractice lawsuits in Texas will usually require expert testimony

Houston, TX - Many medical procedures are complex, and they may require extensive explanation. When a doctor makes a mistake during a medical procedure, this may be even more difficult to explain to a jury, even when the seriousness of the injury…
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Drugs prescribed by a doctor in Houston can still be very dangerous

Houston, TX - Americans trust their doctors to prescribe them with medications to treat various illnesses and conditions. In most cases, this happens without incident and the patient sees an improved quality of life from taking their medications…
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Drug companies have a history of civil liability for injuries caused by their products

Houston, TX - Over the last several decades, prescription drug manufacturers have been sued for causing things like birth defects, liver problems, and even death. Needless to say, injuries caused by prescription drugs can become very serious…
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Houston patients are at risk for a drug overdose if they are taking any prescriptions

While doctors give out medications for various health problems and conditions every day, sometimes these drugs also cause injuries and death. Civil lawsuits are the best way to make drug manufacturers and doctors responsible for their negligence…

Does the VA Knowingly Hire Physicians with Past Medical Malpractice Claims?

This is plausible after USA Today conduced an investigation of their own only to find many physicians working for the VA had past medical malpractice claims filed against them or had their license revoked.   When a doctor is accused…

USAttorneys.com Medical Malpractice Law Scholarship Essay Contest

With the ever increasing costs of college tuition we understand that the “American Dream” is getting harder to obtain. Many students leave school buried in student loan debt, taking them years to climb out. As former law students ourselves…

Doctor Dances During Surgery: Why It’s a Problem

AUSTIN, Texas. The New York Times reports that a doctor is being sued after it was discovered that she was recording videos of herself dancing during surgery. Lawyers representing clients who are suing the doctor for medical malpractice discovered…

When Cancer Treatment Makes You Sicker

JACKSON, Mississippi. Immune system cancer therapies have shown great promise for many cancer patients, but according to the New York Times, for some patients, these same treatments have actually made people much sicker. These results reveal…

How Often is Skin Cancer Misdiagnosed?

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. Most melanomas or skin cancers are diagnosed because a patient notices a change on his or her skin. Unfortunately, if a patient brings a change to the attention of his or her doctor and the doctor fails to diagnose the…