Medical Malpractice Articles

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Texas Hospice Owner Sentenced to Prison

Rodney Mesquias, CEO of the Merida Group, defrauded several patients by telling them they had less than six months to live and enrolled them in hospice programs. Patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia were included. A federal jury in McAllen sentenced him to 20 years in prison and ordered him to pay $120 million in restitution….

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Abraham Watkins

¿Fue Lesionado a Causa de Mala Praxis Médica?

Si tiene causa para presentar una demanda por mala práctica médica o mala praxis en Houston, TX, es importante entender las leyes del Estado y cómo podrían afectar su caso. Desde los estatutos de limitaciones hasta el límite en la cantidad de daños no económicos, hay muchos términos y conceptos por entender. Saber todo esto…

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Abraham Watkins

The Drop of Disciplinary Actions Against Doctors Amid COVID-19 Examined

From April through June of 2020, emergency actions against doctors’ licenses dropped by 59%. This overall drop was driven by declines between 50% and 100% in six states, including Texas. Such a drop caused many patient safety advocates to worry, because many hospitals still have vulnerable and compromised patients, making errors more likely and more…

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Abraham Watkins

Those licensed to heal can cause severe harm

If you are not a licensed medical professional, illness lends itself to turning to your physician for appropriate treatment options, often including the use of prescription drugs. Whether upon admittance to the hospital for supervised care or your return home with pills and a set of instructions, medications intended to help you get better could…

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Lawsuit Filed Against El Paso Children’s Hospital and Prominent Doctor Over Young Girl’s Death

Last month, an El Paso couple filed a wrongful death lawsuit seeking damages over $1 million and alleging gross negligence against El Paso Children’s Hospital and a prominent local doctor over the death of their three-year-old daughter. According to the lawsuit, the family alleges the hospital and doctor intentionally created profit-driven policies that caused extreme…

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