Medical professionals have a duty to adhere to the highest standard of care when treating patients. Unfortunately, many people who undergo a surgery or treatment are not properly cared for by their medical professionals. There are also people who have suffered through a treatment that they didn't need in the first place. One Texas woman was diagnosed and treated for Stage IV terminal breast cancer, only to find that this diagnosis was false. She recently won a medical malpractice suit against her doctor.
A Texas truck driver was recently convicted of involuntary manslaughter after a fatal accident on the interstate. The driver, who worked for T-Energy at the time of the crash, pleaded guilty to the felony charge and was sentenced to one year in prison, followed by three years of supervised probation and $1,000 in fines.
A Texas woman's tragic death has left her family devastated and searching for answers. The family has filed a wrongful death suit against the Wal-Mart where her death occurred. The incident occurred when the woman allegedly tried to leave in a car with what a guard believed to be stolen merchandise.
Many fatal accidents these days occur on Texas roadways. These tragic accidents leave the families of the deceased struggling to go on without their loved one. By filing a wrongful death lawsuit against whoever may have negligently caused the death of their family member, families can begin the healing process.
An accident in a church parking lot last year left the wife of a Texas Commissioner dead. The commissioner and his two sons are now filing a wrongful death suit against the driver and owner of the van that caused the accident.
The family of a nursing home patient has filed a lawsuit against a Texas nursing home. Wrongful death suits like these help grieving families recover damages for the loss of their loved ones. This particular suit seeks both wrongful death damages and survival damages for pain and suffering, medical expenses and physical pain and suffering, among many other things.
Fatal truck accidents can often lead to lawsuits filed by the deceased's loved ones. This may be the case coming up with the family of one 24-year-old Texas man, who was killed earlier this year in a truck accident after a truck driver allegedly crashed into the man's car. The man's parents are filing a wrongful death suit against the truck driver, as well as the trucking company who employed the driver.
The University of Texas at Arlington is facing a lawsuit for the death of an engineering student. The young man died after visiting the school's Health Services for a knee injury last summer. His parents are now filing a wrongful death suit on his behalf.
Employees of Texas prisons are required to run their prisons with a certain level of care and are required to do something if an inmate is in danger. A woman has recently filed a wrongful death suit against two prison employees, a sheriff and the entire county for the death of her son.
A lawsuit has been filed after a Texas man was killed on the job at the Steiner Ranch 160-acre wildfire last year. The 38-year old Deputy Constable had a hemorrhagic pontine stroke while assisting residents on the ranch. This type of stroke typically slows blood supply to the brainstem and eventually leads to death.