New Mexico Medical Malpractice Attorneys Curtis & Lucero

February 2018 Archives

Recovering from an organ transplant error

For those who need to have an organ transplant, various concerns may keep them awake at night prior to the operation or afterward. If you are preparing for such a procedure, you might worry about the short-term and long-term impact of the transplant. In fact, you could very well be concerned about the procedure itself. Unfortunately, some people have had the terrifying experience of having an organ transplanted into their body improperly or another issue related to the operation (such as not removing a surgical implement). In New Mexico, it is pivotal for victims of organ transplant errors to fight for their legal rights.

Wrongful death during childbirth

We have gone over all sorts of different ways in which people pass away in wrongful death cases. Sadly, some are particularly upsetting, such as the loss of a mother or her child during the delivery process. Losing a loved one is never easy, but it can be even more challenging for families to accept that someone's negligent actions were responsible for an unnecessary death that never should have occurred. If you have lost someone you love due to wrongful death during childbirth, it is important for you to go over the details of what took place and consider the course of action that is best for you to take.

How can a brain injury affect your lifestyle?

If you have experienced a traumatic incident in New Mexico resulting in a brain injury, you may have been told that your lifestyle and emotional state will be altered indefinitely. While this news is seemingly expected at first, you may find yourself surprised at just how much a brain injury can affect life as you have known it for so long. When you are aware of what types of challenges you may face along the way, you may be better equipped to overcome hurdles and adjust to new changes in a positive and effective way.

Inexperience and medical professional negligence

Patients who receive care in hospitals across New Mexico expect that the medical professionals in charge of their well-being will perform their job responsibilities properly. Sadly, this is not always the case in Albuquerque and other parts of the state. Sometimes, hospital workers fail to provide patients with the quality of care they deserve because they are in a rush, do not care, or are confused (misreading information due to another person's poor handwriting, for example). However, some medical professionals make mistakes because they are inexperienced and have not encountered certain situations very often or ever before.

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