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Medical Malpractice Rasansky Law Firm December 29, 2015
Dangerous Hospitals
Jeff Rasansky September 19, 2016

Did you know that under Texas law, a hospital has no legal responsibility to keep a dangerous doctor from operating? Baylor Medical Center at Plano is well-respected as one of the top hospitals in North Texas, having received multiple awards for “Best Hospital” from U.S. News and World Report. However, in 2012, Baylor Medical Center at…

Tort Reform & Healthcare Costs
Jeff Rasansky October 30, 2014

Think medical costs are high due to malpractice lawsuits? Time to look at the facts. Many people believe that the high cost of health care in Texas (and the United States) is due in part to medical malpractice lawsuits. I mean, why wouldn’t people think this? This is the exact argument that was used by…

Hospitals and Medical Malpractice
Jeff Rasansky October 6, 2014

A new report implies that hospital safety indicators (or rather the lack of them) is the main cause of preventable complications which may lead to death for some patients. The new report, done by The Dallas Morning News looked at a number of safety indicators in order to determine which factors played a role in the…

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Jeff Rasansky June 14, 2016

Tort reform has made medical malpractice cases in Texas very difficult to pursue. The Texas healthcare system has gone through a lot of changes over the last 10-15 years. Before 2003, medical malpractice claims were like any other personal injury claim. The legal structures which existed at that time made it possible for people to…

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Jeff Rasansky August 5, 2014

Nearly half of the medical malpractice claims brought against physicians and healthcare facilities every year involve some sort of misdiagnoses. In some of these cases, physicians have ignored evidence that there was something seriously wrong with their patient that was revealed in a test. These are very dangerous situations, for many different reasons. Patient Knowledge…

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Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

In yesterday’s blog post, our Dallas medical malpractice lawyers discussed four types of medical errors made by doctors in Texas. Here are three more medical mistakes that may endanger your health. Misdiagnosis of Fracture or Traumatic Injury: What happens when a doctor assumes your injury is minor and doesn’t screen for more serious injuries? This…

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Jeff Rasansky September 22, 2014

The pillars of a good medical malpractice case in Texas. Medical malpractice is not always an easy subject to understand. A doctor cannot be held liable for a patient’s death or injury unless there was some form of negligence involved. While many grieving family members probably would like to sue a doctor, hospital or health…

Medical
Jeff Rasansky October 29, 2014

Has a botched eye surgery procedure left you with vision loss or other eye problems? It used to be that the only choices for those with poor eyesight were to wear glasses, contact lenses or go on living in a sometimes foggy or blurry world. In recent times though, a procedure called LASIK (Laser-Assisted in…

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Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

While it can be helpful to children and their families to seek child counseling, it is devastating when a child therapist betrays a family’s trust. You might not think that such a catastrophe is possible. However, there have been numerous incidents of medical malpractice lawsuits involving child therapists, child psychologists and child psychiatrists. KidsHealth.org states…

Anesthesia & Medical Malpractice
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

If an injury occurs due to negligence or failure to diagnose on the part of a medical professional, the patient is entitled to damages. The money is granted as a result of the medical malpractice lawsuit filed by the patient. The lawsuits allege injuries due to avoidable circumstances. It is important to note, however, that…

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Jeff Rasansky June 28, 2016

People who go to cosmetic surgeons go so that they come away from the surgery looking better. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. A recent case profiled in the Evansville Courier & Press details a doctor who has been the subject of nine malpractice lawsuits. The article mainly focuses on the doctor’s reaction to…

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Jeff Rasansky January 26, 2015

When people think of medical malpractice, they generally think of surgeries gone wrong, a doctor giving the wrong medication or other situations that put people at genuine risk to their life and limb. These are all real reasons why people file medical malpractice claims, but nearly half of all medical malpractice claims filed in the…

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Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A woman is alleging that a doctor removed her ovary without her consent, leading to a lawsuit. The Southeast Texas Record reports that the woman was undergoing a surgery to remove fibroids from her uterus. The doctor, according to the report, removed her left ovary, a surgery to which she hadn’t consented. The defendants wanted…

Negligent Supervision Attorney
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

If you’re considering filing a lawsuit over medical malpractice in Texas, you’re already subject to a lot of restrictions. Couched as “tort reform”, politicians changed the laws that related to malpractice claims in Texas, mostly in the favor of doctors and their insurance companies. A couple of cases headed to the Texas Supreme Court may…

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Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

When you are undergoing a surgical procedure, you are defenseless. You have no control over what is happening to your body and no way to watch for mistakes. And mistakes do happen. Recent research estimates that more than 4,000 surgical errors are made each year. Most of these involve gauze sponges that are left inside…

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Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

When you are told about your upcoming surgery, you are usually told that the risk of complications is low. A new study from John Hopkins Medical school shows that the risk may not be that low – in fact, complications related to surgical mistakes may be more common than anyone expected. The authors of the…

Medical
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

It is estimated that about 200,000 people die each year from medical mistakes. About half of these mistakes are made by doctors. In this blog post, our Dallas medical malpractice attorneys discuss four of the common medical errors made by doctors in Texas. Delay in Diagnosis: How many times have you been to the doctor…

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Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A physician in Fayetteville has been ordered to pay more than $6 million over a malpractice lawsuit. As reported in the Fayetteville Observer, the patient involved died in 2006. She was undergoing surgery to have cancer removed from her rectum and colon. The lawsuit centered on an incident involving the doctor leaving a surgical sponge…

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Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Imagine you’re a pharmacy technician. You receive yet another scrawled prescription from a doctor. You can tell the medication starts with Z. It’s Zyrtec or Zantac, but you’re not sure. You put it down and move to the next prescription, intending to check on it later. Another technician comes in and decides it looks like…

Dallas Misdiagnosis Lawyer
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

This week we have been discussing how exactly cancer misdiagnosis happens – and how we can work to prevent future doctor mistakes and hospital errors. While some cancer misdiagnosis cases originate in the lab or with a pathologist, a shocking number happen during an exam in your doctor’s office, when your physician misses a red…

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