Tag Archives: Settlements

Family files lawsuit against Texas hospital

A civil lawsuit was filed on March 27 against a Texas hospital and a doctor after a woman who underwent laparoscopic surgery experienced medical complications. The plaintiffs allege medical malpractice in the suit against the hospital and the surgeon who performed the operation. The plaintiffs also claim that the defendants’ negligence caused the patient’s death, […]

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 […]

Toe infection leads to $2.5M settlement

Texas readers may be interested to learn about a $2.5 million dollar settlement awarded to the family of a Hawaii man who died as the result of negligent medical care for an infected toe. Because the health center is federally funded, the medical malpractice suit was filed in federal court in August 2012. According to […]