Medical Malpractice Injuries That May Cause Paralysis

By CAMlawMedical Malpractice

Although any type of injury that results from medical malpractice is unfortunate, paralysis is among the most serious and tragic that can occur. This is usually the result of damage to the spine or brain that can occur due a number of different situations that arise during a medical procedure. Since paralysis has serious, long-term consequences, it is important to …

IVC Filter Injuries on the Rise in Texas (and Nationwide)

By CAMlawMedical Malpractice

For years, surgeons have been using a tool called the inferior vena cava filter (IVC). The IVC is a wire device implanted into the largest vein in the body to catch blood clots. It’s prescribed for use for patients who are unable to use anticoagulants (blood thinners). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received hundreds of complaints about …

5 Causes of Surgery-Related Medical Malpractice Cases

By CAMlawMedical Malpractice

We go through surgery because we have a medical problem to address, or to generally feel and look better. However, there are rare yet dangerous cases when a surgery ends up worsening the condition. Inside the operating room, the possibilities of disaster are just limitless. While we do know our doctors and nurses to be well-trained and armed, one negligent …

Risperdal (Bi-Polar Medication)

By CAMlawMedical Malpractice

You have probably heard a lot on commercials about Risperdal, a medication that is usually injected every two weeks to help control Bi-Polar and some schizophrenia conditions. You may also have heard of the condition known as gynecomastia, a condition in which young boys may develop male breasts, another side effect of gynecomastia is nipple pain or discharge. Gynecomastia is …

Types of Medical Malpractice

By CAMlawMedical Malpractice

When a medical mishap occurs as a result of a medical professional’s negligence, it is referred to as a medical malpractice. While there are only a very few cases of such, the cases are rather serious and have debilitating effects to the victims. However, it is important to note that it is not a simple case of a doctor making …

Proving Medical Malpractice Through Misdiagnosis

By CAMlawMedical Malpractice

Medical malpractice can leave patients with serious injuries or even result in death. Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is injured by a doctor or other medical staff who fail to perform their medical duties. A number of doctors’ errors have occurred as a result of misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis. This can lead to patients receiving incorrect treatment, delayed treatment, …

Malpractice Warnings With Allergy Season Arriving

By CAMlawMedical Malpractice

Allergy season has everyone sniffling, sneezing, and heading to the doctor’s office in hopes of getting some relief. This time of year can be very difficult for many because of the runny noses and puffy eyes, however it can be even more difficult for those who happen to get ahold of allergy medicines that are wrong for them. Over the …

How to Fight a Misdiagnosis

By CAMlawMedical Malpractice

Many malpractice lawsuits stem from a case involving misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis. These lawsuits are very difficult for a patient to win because the law does not hold doctors legally responsible for all diagnostic errors. Patients have to prove three things in order to successfully win a malpractice lawsuit that involves misdiagnosis.   Patient Must Prove a doctor-patient relationship existed …

Elder Abuse

Bedsores may not seem to be a serious condition, but they can be fatal. Bedsores, pressure sores, or decubitus ulcers can happen very easily in elderly or disabled people. They are caused by too much pressure being put on the skin for a long period. However, they are preventable so when they develop; it is a sign that the person …

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