New Mexico Medical Malpractice Attorneys Curtis & Lucero

November 2016 Archives

Medical malpractice lawyer awarded $20M due to brain damage

Attorneys usually litigate the cases against medical professionals and hospitals who exhibit negligence and cause harm to patients. Recently, an attorney who practiced medical malpractice law became the plaintiff in a case which rendered a large verdict. Readers in New Mexico may be interested in the details of the case.

First steps when filing a medical malpractice case

When someone is harmed during the course of medical treatment, it can be a scary, hectic and confusing time. However, it can be vital for the patient or his or her loved ones to follow certain steps if they are considering filling a medical malpractice claim. In order for things to go smoothly, those in New Mexico may want to consider the following tips.

Doctor errors at fault in $2 million malpractice settlement

When patients in New Mexico go to medical professionals for help with health problems, they assume that the physicians will know how to properly diagnose and treat their ailments. However, there are times that a physician can miss the correct diagnosis, and these doctor errors can result in a grievous injury and even death. A recent article describes the settlement reached between a physician and his patient after a misdiagnosis resulted in an aneurysm and significant impairment.

Child's brain injuries result in $11.5 million verdict

Oxygen deprivation and the use of forceps can pose serious risks to infants during birth. Both factors can cause severe and permanent injuries if not addressed appropriately and in a timely manner. New Mexico parents expect that attending physicians will practice the necessary medical care in the birth process that will prevent fetal distress and brain injuries during the labor process.

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