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Root canal results in numbness for dental patient, lawsuit

By John Suayan | Jul 24, 2018

HOUSTON – A botched root canal is the subject of Harris County resident Timothy Butts’ lawsuit.

Bowie County resident alleges prescribed medications led to brain damage

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 24, 2018

HOUSTON – A Bowie County resident alleges she suffered brain damage after being prescribed two medications that caused an injurious drug interaction.

Ninth District upholds denial of Golden Years Assisted Living's dismissal in negligence case

By Charmaine Little | Jul 24, 2018

BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont decided July 12 that a negligence case against a living assisted center shouldn't be dismissed.

Ophthalmologist's report isn't sufficient to give standard of care opinion in eye injury case, appeals court rules

By Charmaine Little | Jul 24, 2018

HOUSTON – Unlike a trial court, the Court of Appeals in the 1st District of Texas decided July 12 a woman’s expert report wasn’t sufficient in a medical malpractice case.

Harris Co. judge approves nonsuit of sperm donor's lawsuit

By John Suayan | Jul 20, 2018

HOUSTON – A lawsuit alleging a Harris County man’s sperm donation was destroyed without explanation was non-suited, according to recent Harris County District Court records.

Suit alleges cardiologist failed to timely diagnose late patient's condition

By John Suayan | Jul 17, 2018

HOUSTON – Local cardiologist Dr. Salah El Hafi is alleged by a deceased patient’s family to have not timely diagnose and treat his condition.

Woman alleges nerve damage after work performed by Today's Dentistry Texas

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 9, 2018

GALVESTON – A Galveston County couple is seeking more than $200,000 from two dentists over alleged injuries caused by a dental implant.

Mother files suit against Houston hospital over son's post-transplant injuries

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 2, 2018

HOUSTON – A Florida woman alleges her adult son is now a spastic triplegic as a result of a heart transplant at a Houston hospital.

Patient alleges permanent lung damage after procedure at Southeast Texas Cardiology

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jul 2, 2018

BEAUMONT – A Jefferson County woman alleges that she suffered permanent lung damage as a result of a 2016 procedure.

Harris County individual files suit against physician over allegedly failed surgery

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 27, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County woman alleges she is unable to walk after a surgery.

Reversed: Negligence claim against St. Joseph Medical Center from man who was shot by security

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 26, 2018

HOUSTON – On June 21, the 1st District Court of Appeals issued a ruling to reverse a man’s negligence claim against St. Joseph Medical Center.

Supreme Court sides with appellate court in medical malpractice case over woman's death

By Charmaine Little | Jun 25, 2018

AUSTIN – The Supreme Court of Texas upheld a ruling by the Court of Appeals for the 14th District of Texas in a medical-malpractice case over a woman's death.

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A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.

Kyle woman alleges physician created hole in heart during surgery

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 21, 2018

HOUSTON – A Kyle resident is seeking more than $1 million in monetary relief from a Houston physician over allegations he unnecessarily created a hole in her heart during surgery.

Parents allege infant was injured during delivery at Medical Center of Southeast Texas

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 20, 2018

BEAUMONT – Jefferson County parents allege that their minor child was injured during delivery at a Port Arthur hospital because of the use of a vacuum extractor.

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