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Steven R. Davis and John A. Davis, Jr.
May 15, 2024

Did you lose a loved one while they were waiting for a liver transplant from Memorial Hermann’s organ transplant program?

We offer a free consultation and will represent your case at no cost to you.

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“We’re here today in the hope of helping these families get answers.  The loss of their loved ones was devastating, but then to hear later that their loved one might have been deprived of a liver and a chance to live … I can tell you that the second injury they’ve suffered … devastating.”
– Attorney John Davis from press conference held April 30th

Many families who were affected by this tragic situation are researching their legal options.  Many of them may have a case against Memorial Herman and could file a lawsuit to recover the damages their family suffered.  Davis & Davis’s attorneys are here to help these families as they seek justice.
“The timing of liver transplants is critical, and even a single day’s delay can be fatal. The alleged actions of Bynon have not only resulted in direct fatalities but led to the suspension of the kidney and liver transplant programs during the crucial investigation, further risking patient lives,”
– Attorney Steve Davis, Davis & Davis

What we know:  Dr. J. Steve Bynon, Chief of Abdominal Transplantation at Memorial Hermann and U.T. Health in Houston is accused of altering patient profiles so patients would not qualify for liver transplants, leading to the death of numerous patients as they waited for their life saving surgery.  The hospital is in the early stages of their investigation and has shut down their transplant programs, forcing hundreds of liver transplant candidates to seek life-saving healthcare elsewhere.  Hundreds of families are facing uncertain futures and unfortunately many have lost loved ones while waiting for their chance at life.

You have options:  If you are learning about this horrible Memorial Hermann liver transplant news, your family is facing a shock and the realization that your loss and heartbreak may have been avoidable.  Unlike most law firms, we work exclusively with families facing unspeakable sadness at the hands of medically negligent doctors and medical facilities.  

Davis & Davis will conduct a thorough investigation of your situation, to gather the evidence necessary to prove your claim. We have a record of building the strongest possible cases for our clients. We will use our extensive experience to ensure you the best chance of achieving full compensation.

When taking on a powerful hospital, nothing is as important as having an experienced medical malpractice legal team on your side.   If your loved one passed away while waiting for a liver transplant from Memorial Hermann, you have the right to file a claim against them.  Call our lawyers at Davis & Davis today at 713-881-9697 for your free consultation.    

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Are you or a loved one currently on the liver transplant waiting list and wondering what to do next?  Please follow us on Facebook where we will be posting updates to keep you informed.

Credit to KPRC Channel 2 for video of the press conference held April 30, 2024.


April 30, 2024 – In a press conference held April 30 with Houston media outlets, the legal team from Davis & Davis announced they are representing several families in their pursuit to find answers.  The attorneys have received inquiries from multiple families seeking guidance and legal advice, as they consider their legal options.

John Davis’s close friend is one of the firm’s clients.  Davis stated, “I went through his son being ill with him, day by day. I went through him being at Memorial Hermann trying to get a transplant and he died,” Davis said. “And when I talked with his father, about two weeks ago, he was so much more distraught than he had ever been through the whole process including his son’s death….Devastated is the word that comes to mind, but that’s just not adequate to describe the state he and his wife are in.”

Representing several families, Davis & Davis filed an intervention, joining a restraining order against Dr. Bynon at Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center in Houston to keep him from altering or further manipulating patient files.  The filing will maintain strict security around files to preserve patient data, documents, and other evidence essential to guaranteeing a full discovery.

As more families come forward considering a lawsuit, the lawyers from Davis & Davis want to ensure evidence in the case isn’t destroyed so they can determine what happened, what patient data was manipulated, and why.

“When we get the medical records and we have the opportunity to have liver experts look at the records, we should be able to tell whether or not this person was truly a candidate and whether they were well enough to warrant getting one of these precious livers,” Davis said.

John A. Davis, Jr.


John A. Davis, Jr. and Steven R. Davis

May 15 2024

Steven R. Davis and John A. Davis, Jr. are experienced attorneys at Davis & Davis, a law firm that specializes in medical malpractice cases in Texas. With a deep commitment to justice that guides their ethical approach, Davis and Davis have dedicated their careers to helping victims of medical negligence. They and their team continue to advocate for clients, despite the challenges posed by Texas's cap on recoverable damages in malpractice lawsuits. Davis & Davis pride themselves on their extensive experience in the field and their readiness to meet clients across the United States.

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