Tag Archives: Negligence

Texas woman files suit against 2 physicians

A Texas widow is suing a radiology practice and two doctors after the death of her husband. She filed the suit both as an individual and as a representative as the man’s estate. The medical malpractice suit, which was filed with Jefferson County District Court, came about after her husband sought medical help for a […]

Automaker recalls vehicles after reported accidents and deaths

Texas drivers should be aware of one automaker’s attempt to recall hundreds of thousands of automobiles due to a potentially deadly issue. Several people have already died in accidents reportedly caused by the flaw. Car manufacturer General Motors has instituted a recall of all 2005-07 Chevy Cobalt and 2007 Pontiac G5 vehicles due to a […]

Two men die in Corpus Christi workplace accident

Texas authorities have released to the media the identities of the two men who were killed during a workplace accident. The men worked for a local construction company and were repairing a roof at a storage site when the roof collapsed and crushed them. The accident is still being investigated by the Occupational Safety and […]

Child born with cerebral palsy awarded $6.5 million

On Dec. 3, a Texas judge ordered the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood to pay the mother of a five-year-old boy $6.5 million after the child was born with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy, which is a severe form of brain damage, is caused by trauma and not a birth defect. According […]

Ford warns 2013 Escape owners of recall

Big Three automaker Ford Motor Company announced to 2013 Escape owners in Texas and all around the U.S. that it was recalling 140,000 of the crossover vehicles due to a potential fire hazard. The concern was that a fire under the hood could lead to a distracted driving accident or injure consumers directly when oil […]

Family of deceased man sues Texas nursing home

Texas residents searching for new homes for their elderly family members may want to take notice of a lawsuit filed against a Texas nursing home. The man’s family entered into the lawsuit after his demise, claiming that the man’s health issues and subsequent death were caused by retirement home workers providing inadequate care. The suit […]

Bullying among medical professionals may lead to negligence

Texas residents likely did not hear about a case in which a hospital worker was rewarded a $325,000 settlement for a workplace incident in 2008 involving harassment by a superior, but the case exemplifies an issue that has been generating mounting concern in the industry. The worker served as a perfusionist, or the operator of […]