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Medical Malpractice Rasansky Law Firm December 29, 2015
Bone Cement Malpractice Lawyer in Dallas
Justin King June 6, 2016

Bone cement company blamed for multiple deaths, accused of human experimentation. The injection of bone cement is a procedure that is most-often used to anchor prostheses or artificial joints, but is sometimes used for the treatment of spinal injuries (via vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty) to reduce pain related to vertebral-compression fractures. Unfortunately, at least one company is under investigation for using an unapproved bone cement…

Appendectomy Malpractice
Jeff Rasansky January 13, 2015

Incomplete appendectomy leads to premature delivery and birth injury. Appendectomies are a somewhat common surgical procedure, with more than 327,000 performed every year in the US alone. When a surgeon acts in accordance with the accepted standard of practice, the risk of complication is low. However, this wasn’t the case for Ms. Asma Hajeh. On Christmas Day in 2009, Hajeh had…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Dallas toddler Almariah Duque survived several successful transplant surgeries only to die on Wednesday, March 31 at Nebraska Medical Center because of an overdose of scrutinized blood thinner, Heparin. This tragic death is a sad reminder of the medical mistakes that can turn a new lease on life into a devastating death, in a matter…

Poor Nursing Home Ratings in Texas
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Intensive care units (ICUs) are designed to treat patients who have life-threatening symptoms or serious illnesses.  Patients who are housed in the ICU are constantly monitored and receive more staff attention and testing than other hospital patients. However, many ICU patients die. High death rates in the ICU are to be expected. After all, most…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Imagine surviving a wartime deployment in the military only to have your life put at risk by negligent medical care. In 2004, the Veterans Administration ranked the Dallas VA Medical Center last in the nation among all military hospitals. At that time, eighty percent of quality indicators at the hospital fell below the fully satisfactory…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Parkland Memorial Hospital is alleged to have violated federal safety regulations when a semiconscious young woman was sent out of the emergency room wearing only two hospital gowns and paper shoes in a shocking display of Dallas hospital negligence. On August 16, twenty-four-year-old Tamica Millard was brought by ambulance to the main ER at Parkland…

Hip Replacement Lawsuit Lawyer
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A Houston woman suffering from drop foot and leg nerve pain are has filed a Texas medical malpractice lawsuit against a doctor and hospital that she believes botched her recent left hip replacement surgery. According to Clear Lake news sources, Xhevaire Biraci of Houston filed a TX med mal lawsuit on August 14 against her physician, Dr….

Tort Reform & Healthcare Costs
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

As the State of Texas navigates medical malpractice tort reform and other improvements to the medical malpractice lawsuit system, one of the key concerns on both sides of the issue is how to attract more physicians to the state, as well as how to keep the doctors who are already here within the borders. Many…

Dallas Amputation Lawyer
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

Should veterans who are seriously injured by military surgeons be able to sue? One Fort Worth family believes so. According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Retired Airman Colton Read and his spouse have filed a lawsuit against the United States government following an allegedly botched gallbladder operation that left the veteran without legs. The 23-year-old Arlington-born…

Hospitals and Medical Malpractice
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A Texas woman is suing a home health care provider after her mother died while under their medical supervision. The Texas medical malpractice lawsuit claims that the home health care company’s negligence was responsible for her mother’s morphine overdose and death. According to local new sources, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care was caring for Mary Doltroff of…

Texas Judge
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

After a four-year legal battle involving ten medical malpractice victims, United States District Judge Rodney Gilstrap of Marshall decided that the Texas medical malpractice cap on non-economic damages is constitutional. In 2003, the Texas lawmakers created legislation that limited medical malpractice victims from collecting more than $250,000 in non-economic damages such as pain and suffering or…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

When 63-year-old John Harrison traveled to Houston for a simple shoulder surgery, he believed his recovery would be nothing more than a night in the hospital and a few weeks of rest. However, a dirty surgical instrument caused an infection that turned Harrison’s life upside down and ended with a Texas medical malpractice lawsuit. In…

Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A woman has filed a Texas medical malpractice lawsuit against a Galveston County surgeon in which she claims her sleep apnea was misdiagnosed and mistreated. The woman is seeking a jury trial and unspecified damages. According to the Southeast Texas Record, Rincey Wicks filed the surgical mistake lawsuit against Dr. Raza Pasha, a physician practicing at Texas Otolaryngology…

File a Lawsuit Without a Lawyer
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A 71-year-old woman has filed a Texas medical malpractice lawsuit against Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center after she was sexually assaulted by a certified nursing assistant (CNA) during her stay at the hospital. According to Houston news sources and court documents, Paula Alfaro went to the hospital in May of last year suffering from nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain,…

Lawsuits in Dallas Texas
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

A family has filed a Texas medical malpractice lawsuit in Jefferson County following the death of their wife and mother. According to the Southeast Texas record, the family believes that 57-year-old Janell Jones was released from intensive care too soon, resulting in a heart attack that led to her death. Henry Jones, Leonard Jones and Lisa Brown…

Anesthesia & Medical Malpractice
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

The wife of former Dallas Cowboys player Ron Springs has filed a Dallas medical malpractice lawsuit against the anesthesiologist who she says put her husband into a permanent vegetative state. Start football player Ron Springs had a number of medical issues and suffered from diabetes but was back on track after a kidney transplant from NFL teammate…

Jurors are kept in the dark about insurance coverage.
Jeff Rasansky December 29, 2015

An incorrect diagnosis may have caused the death of 40-year-old Stacy Meaux, and even the doctor who attended to the woman agrees that he could have done more to save her life. According to reports, Meaux went to the emergency room Christus St. Mary Hospital on October 2, 2007 and reported symptoms of severe chest pains. Dr….

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