Category: Medical Malpractice

Why Maternal Mortality Rates Were so High in Texas

As it turns out, the number of women in Texas who died from pregnancy complications in 2012 has been cut by more than half through a new method for counting and confirming maternal deaths. The previous method made the maternal mortality rate of Texas and quite a few other states the subject of national news […]

X-Ray of Lungs

If you or a loved ones has a heart condition, then you might have heard of the powerful drug amiodarone. This drug is used to help the heart beat normally within people who have certain disorders that affect the heart’s lower chambers. Amiodarone, which is often sold within the United States under the brand names […]

Texas Power Morcellation Error Lawyer

For years, regulators and some members of the medical community have known that a certain procedure performed on women with uterine fibroids carries the risk of spreading cancerous tissue. Despite the warning signs presented to manufacturers and regulators, the procedure was common practice and is still used in some facilities. It’s possible that thousands of […]

Pregnant Woman Holding Belly

Maternal death rates are higher in the United States than in any other developed country. A recent report from NPR and ProPrublica found some troubling realities facing expectant families in our nation, including the fact that American women are three times as likely to die during pregnancy than Canadian mothers and six times more likely […]

Oil Rig

The Texas coast is lined with ports that help the local economy thrive. Texans have made a living working in the ports and on the water since first settling the state. Now, many years later, Texans continue to earn their livelihood on oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, crew boats in inland waters, and […]

Texas Surgical Mesh Attorney

If you’ve ever had a hernia, then you know how excruciating it can be. You’ll do whatever is necessary to relieve the incredible pain you’re experiencing. Whatever a doctor suggests, a patient with a hernia is likely to agree to. In many cases, that means agreeing to a surgery, which then means agreeing to the […]

Drug Injuries

Patients assume that there are safeguards to protect us from medical error. Surely, when we seek medical treatment there are systems in place to catch mistakes before they reach the patient. Unfortunately, a large number of medical errors occur every day in the United States, some of which are fatal or cause significant harm. One […]

Houston Medical Mistake Lawyer

Sometimes, the unexpected turns in life cause us the greatest harm. The things that we take most for granted are the ones that pounce when we are at our most vulnerable. Unfortunately, many Americans learn this lesson when they get sick and seek medical treatment. We trust that medical professionals will do everything in their […]

Patient Doctor Week

It can be difficult to keep track of the many awareness weeks and observances that we have in the United States. Some are certainly more memorable than others. For example, you probably haven’t marked your calendar for “Fill Your Staplers Day” or the equally forgettable “Canadian Bacon Day.” But there are other designated weeks that, […]

Child injury lawyer Terry Bryant knows that any harm to an infant or young person can cause devastating trauma to a family. Even more so if the injury could have been prevented and was inflicted through the negligence of others. Dangers to babies and juveniles seem to lurk around every corner, and parents do their […]