Category: Medical Malpractice

Plan To Reduce Overuse of Antipsychotics in Nursing Homes

May 31, 2012 -- A new plan aims to reduce the overuse of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes by 15% by the end of the year. The initiative is being led by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service...

Texas CCSVI Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Lawyer

The FDA is warning the public to beware CCSVI Multiple Sclerosis Treatment due to the risk of severe, fatal side effects. This risky, controversial treatment involves using stents or special balloon devices to prop open narrowed blood vessels in the...

Medical Malpractice

Drug Companies May be Required to Reveal Payments to Doctors

New York Times reports that the Obama administration will soon be acting to require companies that manufacture drugs or medical devices to disclose all money that they pay to doctors.

Medical Malpractice

Researchers Find that Hospital Harm is Under-Reported

A new report has found that only 14% of adverse hospital events that harm Medicare patients are reported.

Texas Omphalocele Lawsuit

Omphalocele is a serious abdominal-wall birth defect, in which the baby’s intestines protrude into the umbilical cord. This condition requires surgery immediately after birth. Mothers who took SSRIs, antidepressants, Clomid, and other drugs during pregnancy have an increased chance of...

Texas Medical Malpractice Lawyer

  When a health professional fails to properly diagnose or treat a patient's medical condition - resulting in new or increased injury to the patient - malpractice is often present. Also referred to as medical negligence, malpractice is either the...