When Houston residents go to the doctor they expect that they are going to receive the best care possible. In most cases their doctor is able to diagnose their ailment and help them down the road to recovery. But, occasionally there is a failure to recognize a serious condition that leads to the patient suffering serious injuries.
The birth of a child is one of the most exciting times in the lives of Texas parents. Parents face the birth of a child with great anticipation and excitement. Most births go as expected, but, occasionally, a birth injury can occur. One such procedure that can result in an unexpected injury is a caesarian section, otherwise known as a C-section.
Many Houston residents will need surgery this year. You probably expect that your surgeon will do his or her best to ease your worries regarding the surgery and will expertly perform the surgery. But occasionally, surgical errors like a perforated bowel occur. These mistakes can cause you significant pain, suffering, and financial loss.
Since Houston is a port city for many cruise ships, residents are used to the large ships' presence and many have taken a vacation cruise. Most cruise passengers have an enjoyable experience and return relaxed and rejuvenated. But what happens if a person is injured while on a cruise and receives medical care from a negligent physician? Up until recently, the victim could not hold the cruise ship company liable for medical malpractice.
Houston residents who have had a brain injury know how serious they can be. A traumatic brain injury can have a lifelong effect on a person and may require costly medication, rehabilitation and physical and emotional hardship. The stress, fear, depression and lifetime medical expenses affiliated with these types of injuries are often overwhelming.