New Mexico Medical Malpractice Attorneys Curtis & Lucero

June 2016 Archives

Woman accuses doctor of medical malpractice due to pregnancy

A pregnancy that occurs late in life can result in serious medical complications for both the mother and her child. Because of this, women that reach a certain age may make the decision to undergo medical procedures that ensure she will not become pregnant. Readers in New Mexico may have an interest in a rare medical malpractice lawsuit that was filed by a woman who is seeking financial restitution due to the undue stress caused by an unplanned pregnancy.

Doctors charged with medical malpractice and bribery

A disturbing trend in medical professions is the rising number of physicians and health care workers who put financial gain ahead of patient safety and confidentiality. While some physicians work in pill mills, others may feed a number of labs and medical device companies that offer kickbacks in order to gain market share. Readers in New Mexico may be interested in details from a recent article which describes the shady business practices of unscrupulous physicians and could open the door for medical malpractice lawsuits.

Recent courtroom victory awards $2.5M in wrongful death of infant

Statistics show that most malpractice cases that are brought against hospitals are either settled out of court or mediated, and rarely get to the stage of a jury trial. In some instances, however, all other avenues fail, and a medical malpractice case will go to trial.  Readers in New Mexico may be interested that a large verdict was recently rendered against a hospital and a physician group for medical malpractice and the wrongful death of a newborn baby.

Family seeks hospital negligence suit in death of mother and baby

The death of a mother and newborn during childbirth is one of the most tragic situations anyone can face. When the cause of death may have been preventable or treatable, it compounds the tragedy exponentially for surviving family members. Readers in New Mexico facing such a situation may be interested in a recent story about a family in another state who believes that hospital negligence caused the deaths of their loved ones.

Things to consider before filing a medical malpractice lawsuit

When a patient passes away while under the care of a physician or other medical personnel, the natural reaction from family members and loved ones is to seek an understanding of the cause of death. Many times, a death is due to the severity of the patient's illness. However, in other cases, it can be due to medical negligence. A recent article discusses some of the things that surviving family members in New Mexico may want to consider prior to filing medical malpractice litigation.

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