New Mexico Medical Malpractice Attorneys Curtis & Lucero

October 2017 Archives

Eliminating retained surgical sponges with technology

We at the law firm of Curtis & Lucero in New Mexico understand that any type of surgery, however minor or major, generally involves some of the same surgical techniques. For example, controlling bleeding during surgery is important, but you may have given little thought to the methods that your surgeon uses to maintain visibility. In most cases, this is done with surgical sponges. 

Wet floors, bed sores, and hospital negligence

There are many different ways in which patients are mistreated in hospitals, whether they suffer because of a surgeon's mistake during a procedure or are hurt by a medication error. However, patients may also fall victim to hospital negligence, which can take all sorts of forms in Albuquerque and across the state of New Mexico. From slippery floors that are left unattended to bed sores that develop because hospital staff failed to attend to a patient, hospital negligence happens in all sorts of ways and can be devastating for victims and those they love.

The long-term consequences of brain injuries

With brain injuries, there are all sorts of topics to consider. For example, people sustain these injuries in many ways, sometimes because of the negligence of others. For example, someone may sustain a brain injury after being hit by a drunk driver or because a medical professional failed to provide them with the level of care that they deserved. In Albuquerque, and cities all around New Mexico, we know that these brain injuries can present a variety of long-term challenges that make life hard for victims and those they love.

Poor medical care may have caused nursing home resident's death

When providing care for seniors, nursing home staff in New Mexico have a responsibility to do what it takes to ensure that residents are able to live their fullest life possible. This includes medical attention, appropriate medications, nutritional food and an environment free from hazards, as well as other physical, psychological and social needs. Neglecting any one of these factors can put an elderly person's life at risk.

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