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Tommy Hastings and his team of personal injury attorneys have successfully tried and settled numerous medical negligence lawsuits across Texas which have resulted in the recovery of millions of dollars for their clients. Learn More

One of The Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Texas Helping You Hold Negligent Medical Professionals Accountable

We rely on doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to properly diagnose illnesses, correctly perform medical procedures and provide careful treatment when we are sick. As in all professions, mistakes are made and sadly it is the patients who suffer an injury, illness (or worse) as a result. It is not uncommon for medical professionals to try and cover up their mistakes and this can result in the injury or illness becoming more serious.

Due to the high volume of medical malpractice cases in Texas, the hospitals, doctors, nurses and insurance companies ensure that they have many protections in place in the form of knowledgeable defense attorneys. Accordingly, you require the representation of an equally experienced attorney to obtain a successful result. Hastings Law Firm can assist in helping you prove that malpractice has occurred resulting in an injury to yourself or a loved one (whether due to a surgical error, misdiagnosis or other negligent practice).

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Mr. Hastings and his assistants kept me informed on my situation on an as-requested basis. He was easy to work with and responded to questions promptly. Overall, it exceeded my expectations of the process. I would use this firm again.”
K. J.Personal injury client

You Need a Texas Personal Injury Attorney That Specializes in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

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Tommy Hastings is an experienced medical injury attorney providing help to individuals and families across Texas who have been injured or suffered a loss due to medical negligence. He began his career in the area of personal injury and subsequently focused on the medical industry, founding Hastings Law Firm in 2005. His firm’s focus and dedication have earned them the distinction of being among the best medical malpractice lawyers in Houston.

  • No Win, No Fee for Most Cases
  • Voted Top Texas Super Lawyer Since 2010
  • Recognized as One of the Best Medmal Firms in Texas

His clients have benefited from millions of dollars in compensation acquired through successful lawsuit verdicts and settlements. But at the heart of the Hastings Law Firm is the overwhelming desire to see justice for those who have been wronged through no fault of their own.

“Cases aren’t won by the lawyer with the fanciest tie, but by the lawyer who works the hardest and cares the most.” — Tommy Hastings, founding attorney

Our Entire Law Firm is Here To Help YOU!

We are a people-orientated firm and we take a personal interest in every client. This ensures that our team relates to each client on an individual basis and cares deeply about the results. We do not see our clients as “cases”. Our goal is to be here to help people who have suffered as a result of the actions of medical professionals and obtain successful outcomes on their behalf.

Call Us to Learn More About How Our Texas Medical Accident Attorneys Can Help You with Your Case

We cannot change the fact that you have suffered a medical injury or the death of a loved one as a result of negligence. However, we can help you obtain compensation to help you deal with your loss and assist with moving on in your life. If you or your family have suffered due to healthcare negligence in Texas, call our office at 877-269-4620 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. Kindly note that our fees are charged on a contingency basis which means you pay nothing out of pocket unless we win compensation for your case.

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Texas Medical Malpractice Case Questions

Medical mistakes do happen but not all such accidents are considered malpractice. Despite an adverse outcome or even death, Texas law requires that anyone injured in a medical setting must be able to prove the following:

  • That a doctor-patient relationship existed
  • That a medical professional or hospital was “negligent” in the care they provided or that a sub-standard level of care was evident
  • That the patient suffered damages, also called “quantifiable harm”, as a result of the negligent medical care
We handle all medical malpractice cases on a contingency basis meaning you pay nothing upfront but agree to pay a percentage when your case is won or a settlement is reached.
Future medical costs will be considered in the damages awarded or in a settlement if it is determined that you will need additional treatment because of the injuries sustained in your case.
Medical malpractice is considered a “personal injury” and is subject to a statute of limitations. Under Texas law a patient for medical malpractice must file their lawsuit within two years from the date the malpractice occurred. If an exact data cannot be determined, the limit will be two years from the end of treatment or hospitalization.
Upon initial contact we can usually provide an opinion on whether or not we believe you have a likely claim just by reviewing your records and patient history. We cannot provide a definitive answer until one of our medical experts has reviewed all of your records. The time required depends on the complexity of the situation and the type of medical procedures involved. The process can take from a few days to several weeks.
In short, no. While medical professionals are required to act quickly and competently without doing unnecessary harm to a patient, they are not required to be perfect. Unsuccessful results from a treatment or surgery alone are not grounds for a medical malpractice case; however, if poor results were due to negligence then malpractice may have occurred.