The Texas Supreme Court ruled last month that doctors employed by the Health Science Center in San Antonio cannot be held accountable for their alleged negligence when delivering a baby. The decision came in Franka and Reddy v. Velasquez, et al., ___ S.W.3d ___ (Tex. 2011).
A baby allegedly injured by malpractice during delivery at a public hospital has no right to sue the negligent doctors employed by the hospital. That is the result of a recent ruling from the Texas Supreme Court in Franka et al. v. Velazquez, et al., ___ S.W.3d ___ (Tex. 2011)(1/21/11).