Medical Malpractice Claims

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Can hospitals and nurses also be found liable for medical malpractice?

By |2019-01-24T20:21:30+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: |

Yes, nurses and other hospital staff can be held liable for Medical Malpractice in Texas. Medical Malpractice is not limited to doctors, but to any medical professional, including nurses, physician assistants, or CNAs that have acted negligently, resulting in the serious injury of a patient. Nurses and doctors are generally employees of hospitals, thus hospitals [...]

Is failure to diagnose a condition medical malpractice in Texas?

By |2019-01-24T19:50:58+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: |

A failure to diagnose a condition can be considered medical malpractice in Texas, and it has been the cause of many malpractice lawsuits in the state. However, because of Texas’ strict medical malpractice laws, to have a good case a physician's diagnosis error must lead to incorrect treatment, delayed treatment, or no treatment at all, [...]

How do I know whether I have a medical Malpractice Claim?

By |2019-01-24T20:21:38+00:00March 5th, 2018|Categories: |

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare entity or medical professional has done harm to a patient during the course of their medical treatment. In order for this to be classified as malpractice, however, it must be deemed “negligent.” Negligence generally occurs when a healthcare provider violates the “standard of care” generally accepted in the medical [...]