New Mexico Medical Malpractice Attorneys Curtis & Co.

October 2018 Archives

Prescription drugs and wrongful death

Losing someone you love is never easy, but certain losses can be especially traumatic. For example, someone who loses a spouse, child or some other family member because of a medical professional's error may be devastated to know that the death was completely avoidable. Far too many people have passed away too soon as a result of medical professional negligence and there are all sorts of ways in which these errors transpire. In this post, we will look into wrongdoing involving prescription medication and some of the pain that this has caused families across New Mexico.

How long can it take for brain injury symptoms to appear?

We have covered many different considerations regarding brain injuries on this blog, from the consequences that victims may have to suffer through to some of the different ways in which people sustain brain injuries in hospitals. Unfortunately, some people may not realize that brain injury symptoms are not always evident right away. In fact, it can take quite a while for these consequences to appear, which can be difficult for different reasons. If you suspect that your brain was injured due to another person's negligence, it is important to look into the issue regardless of whether you notice any symptoms right away.

Understanding shoulder dystocia

We all like to think that everything will go fine during the delivery of a child. However, things can go wrong. And when they do, it’s important to understand what happened.

Why should you bring someone with you to a doctor's appointment?

When you are planning to visit your doctor in New Mexico, chances are you have previously done your research to find a health care provider that you trust and are comfortable working with. However, this does not adequately protect you from the mistakes that can sometimes happen when a doctor sees multiple patients each day or is fatigued or has received miscommunication. Fortunately, one of the ways that you can better protect yourself is to have someone you know and trust accompany you to your doctor's appointment. 

Patient safety is everyone's responsibility

When people visit a hospital in New Mexico, they are placing a large amount of trust in their health care provider and the attending staff to give them high-quality care after completing a thorough examination to make a diagnosis. However, they are also responsible for guaranteeing their safety by implementing measures that will protect their wellbeing. 

Misused hospital technology can be hazardous to your health

Going to a New Mexico medical facility for minor surgery can be nerve-wracking for both you and your loved ones, despite the doctor’s experience and expertise. At Curtis & Lucero, we have experience representing clients who have been injured due to improper use of medical equipment.

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