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Failure To Recognize Symptoms Of Cancer Led To Professor’s Death

On behalf of Hastings Law Firm posted in Failure to Diagnose on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. When dealing with the prospect of something as serious as cancer, most patients hope to have a relationship with their doctors that they can trust. Tragically, this was not the case for one prominent university professor who died from colon cancer. Initially, his doctors…

How to Find the Best Doctor Malpractice Attorney?

To find the best doctor malpractice attorney to hire when you’ve been injured, you need to research both your case and potential lawyers’ case history. Lawyers are needed in many cases, but how can you tell if the one you are hiring has experience handling medical malpractice? If you have been injured by a doctor’s negligence or error, then it…

Doctor Errors Led To Amputations, Patient Claims

On behalf of Hastings Law Firm posted in Doctor Errors on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. A woman had to have both of her arms and both legs amputated following a particularly serious sepsis infection that was caused by a uterine infection. Unfortunately, even though she sought help before her condition progressed to such a serious state, it wasn’t until she…

$925,000 Settlement Reached in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

When Texas residents suffer medical complications that they believe resulted from the negligence of medical personnel and/or the facilities that employ them, they may consider pursuing a claim for monetary damages against them. Navigating medical malpractice lawsuits can be complicated, and some victims may hesitate to proceed with a claim. However, with experienced legal counsel, victims may find that not…

The Impacts of a Birth Injury or Trauma

The entire family suffers when a birth injury occurs. This can include parents, siblings and extended family as well. Modern medical advances have had many positive impacts on pregnancy and childbirth in Texas. However, those advances by no means eliminate the reality that these can be complex medical situations. When complications arise, prompt and appropriate medical attention is needed and…

Texas Family Alleges Failure To Diagnose Caused Man’s Death

On behalf of Hastings Law Firm posted in Failure to Diagnose on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. After a man died in a Texas emergency room last year, his family apparently suspected that something surrounding his death wasn’t quite right. Those suspicions were confirmed when a unit coordinator who had worked the night of the man’s death came forward with what…

Birth Injuries At Military Hospitals Higher Than Average

On behalf of Hastings Law Firm posted in Birth Injuries on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. We recently discussed serious failings of the Veterans Affairs Healthcare system in “Long wait times, failure to follow accepted standards of care,” on June 10, 2014. Since that time, it has come to light that it is not only long wait times that some Texas…

Study Claims Physician Error And Misdiagnosis Alarmingly High

On behalf of Hastings Law Firm posted in Doctor Errors on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. A misdiagnosis for a condition or illness can result in potentially serious harm, especially if the wrong medications are involved. Our attorneys for medical injuries in Houston, TX showed that a recent study by Texas researchers revealed that the rate of physician error when it…

Widow Files Lawsuit For Failure To Diagnose Addisonian Crisis

On behalf of Hastings Law Firm posted in Lawyers in Texas for Failure to Diagnose Lawsuit on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Expecting medical professionals to provide care of an acceptable standard is only natural. Residents in Texas, as in other states, are often disillusioned by physicians who fail to treat their medical problems — or those of their loved ones…

Claims For Birth Injuries Can Be Appealed When Necessary

On behalf of Hastings Law Firm posted in Birth Injuries on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Just as patients retain the right to appeal what they believe to be unfavorable verdicts in medical malpractice cases, hospitals can also appeal decisions that they believe to be unfair. While this is understandably upsetting to victims in Texas, it is always possible that a…

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