Medical Malpractice

Powers Taylor Expands Nursing Home and Medical Malpractice Sections

Powers Taylor LLP has added an additional attorney to its Nursing Home and Malpractice Section.  Ernest Tosh, formerly of the Tosh Law Firm, has extensive experience in prosecuting claims of negligence, neglect, and abuse in nursing homes and assisted living centers in Texas and around the country.  Ernest will be Of Counsel to Powers Taylor, […]

Defect Batteries Lead to Recall of Defibrillators

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently mandated that HeartSine Technologies recall its Samaritan 300/300P public access defibrillators manufactured from August 2004 to December 2010 because of their battery defects. The devices have been linked with 5 deaths. The defibrillators were found to randomly turn off and on, depleting the device’s battery life. Similarly, […]

New Reporting System Proposed for Healthcare Mistakes

The federal government has recently proposed a new system to gather information and report the frequency of medical mistakes and unsafe practices in the healthcare industry. The American Hospital Association claims to be open to the idea, but has also expressed concerns that patients may not accurately be able to report their medical conditions. The […]

Use a Dallas Injury Attorney for Your Amputation Case

To a Dallas injury attorney, the term amputation takes on great meaning. While many people think of losing an arm or a leg, amputation actually covers a wide array of body parts. A loss of any body part is an amputation and is a devastating experience. While many amputations are a result of a medical […]

Parkland Hospital is “Full” – What Does that Mean for Patient Care?

Dallas area news outlets reported last week that Parkland Hospital in Dallas was officially “full” and was diverting incoming ambulances to other area hospitals. As the primary trauma center in the Dallas Metroplex and the “go-to” source of health care for the county’s indigent and uninsured, the pressure is not only on at Parkland Hospital, […]