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VA Hospital Negligence Archives

Medical malpractice: VA staff left sponges inside patient

Virtually everyone agrees that America's veterans deserve the best medical care whether they are treated here in San Antonio or anywhere else around the nation. Unfortunately, Veterans Affairs does not always deliver even standard care.

Medical residents' days stretch from 16 hours to 24-hour shifts

This past weekend, 30,000 first-year medical residents began working in hospitals from San Antonio to San Francisco to New York and points in between. As the new doctors began their first rounds, new work rules went into effect that could add 8 hours or even more to their shifts.

House passes measure to cap medical malpractice compensation

As we have reported here in our San Antonio legal blog, and countless other have stated in blogs, articles, news reports and editorials across the nation, efforts to cap compensation in medical malpractice litigation hurts one group of people: those who have been harmed by medical malpractice.

Jury finds doctor, hospital negligent in medical malpractice case

Far from us in San Antonio, a jury has decided against a doctor and healthcare system in a case in which negligence was alleged. The doctor and hospital ownership group were ordered to pay more than $1 million in a medical malpractice case in South Carolina.

Family of Navy Veteran Sues VA after Fatal Fall in Hospital

Ensuring the health and safety of patients often involves monitoring those patients who are in need of continuous care. Failure to monitor patients can have catastrophic consequences, as a recent lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs claims.

Miscommunication often a factor in medical errors and malpractice

When a doctor hands a patient off to another doctor, the transfer of care can too often lead to preventable errors. The result can be patient injuries and medical malpractice litigation, says the author of a recent Medscape article exploring the beginnings and ends of physician responsibility in patient handoffs.

Wait Times at VA Hospitals Can Delay Much-Needed Treatment

Depending on the hospital, veterans often have to make appointments at VA facilities months in advance. That kind of waiting can be bad for your health, especially if you're living with a life-threatening condition and you don't know it yet.

Veteran's estate wins medical malpractice case against VA

According to statistics, the eighth most common surgery in the U.S. is gallbladder removal. So it's unlikely that a 65-year-old veteran of the Viet Nam war was overly worried when he entered a Veterans Affairs medical center for the common procedure.