Medical Malpractice Articles

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Family of Girl Brain Damaged by Dentist Awarded $95,000,000.00

After a trial that lasted several days, a Harris County jury awarded the family of Nevaeh Hall $95,000,000.00. The jury found former dentist, Bethaniel Jefferson, to be negligent in her treatment of Nevaeh. Neveah’s family testified that she suffered drug-induced seizures and oxygen at the Diamond Dental Practice in January 2016. Neveah, now conscious, requires…

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California Raises Medical Malpractice Damages Cap—Will Other States Follow?

On Monday, May 23, 2022, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed California Assembly Bill 35 into law, which raised the non-economic damages cap that plaintiffs may receive in medical malpractice cases. In doing so, it was the first increase in the non-economic damages cap in medical malpractice cases since the California Legislature first enacted a cap…

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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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¿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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