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May 25, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Dallas,TX: A legal showdown is brewing in the state of Texas over that state’s cap on punitive damages. Texas medical malpractice lawyers representing plaintiffs who saw their $502 million jury award over failed DePuy Pinnacle hip implants reduced to $150 million, are challenging the state caps at the same time that DePuy principle Johnson & Johnson is appealing the original verdict.Read [ From $20 Million to Fifty Bucks: Could the Same Thing Happen in Texas? ]
January 20, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Frivolous Medical Malpractice Suits Are Myth Says Lawyer ]
Houston, TX Veteran Texas lawyer Kay Van Wey grits her teeth when she hears lawyers being accused of bringing “frivolous” medical malpractice suits. Van Wey has been practicing law for 30 years and most of her work has focused on patient safety. She represents people injured by medical errors, pharmaceuticals or medical devices.
July 12, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Former Mechanic Awarded $10 Million in Medical Malpractice Case ]
Houston, TX A man who entered hospital for a heart operation and came out without his fingers, toes and minus his left leg has been awarded $10 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Under medical malpractice law, plaintiffs can pursue damages if medical malpractice negligence can be alleged.
June 15, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ Sulfa Drug Allergy Foundation for Medical Malpractice Lawsuit ]
Beaumont, TX Medical malpractice comes in many forms. It can be a horrifically botched operation, like the wrong leg being amputated. Such instances may serve as fodder for sensational medical malpractice negligence headlines, but one can imagine the horror and devastation to the patient. Some other cases are less sensational, but equally traumatic and an affront to medical malpractice law.
February 19, 2009. By Brenda Craig.
Read [ Texas Lawyer Wins $7.5 Million in MRSA Case ]
Dallas, TX Linda Turley is a soft spoken Texas lawyer who carries a big stick in the courtroom. Her efforts recently won a Dallas maintenance worker $7.5 million after a doctor failed to correctly diagnosis and treat a hospital infection that led to gangrene in both his arms and legs. "It is absolutely terrible to think you can go into hospital for ulcer surgery and then end up being transferred to another hospital to have your limbs amputated," said attorney Turley. "It absolutely should never have happened and the jury agreed." It is one of many medical malpractice lawsuits Turley has won for her clients.