Texas Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Serving Clients Nationwide From Our Texas Offices in San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Dallas, and Austin

Medical malpractice claims can help injured victims and their families recover damages for past and future medical expenses, loss of wages, and even pain and suffering.

If you’ve been the victim of medical negligence or malpractice, Thomas J. Henry Law can help you and your family achieve the compensation you deserve. Our Texas medical malpractice attorneys serve clients nationwide and are available 24/7 to take your call and provide a FREE case review.

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Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice occurs when an individual suffers injury or death due to negligence or incompetence on the part of a medical professional. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, medical errors cause approximately 250,000deaths each year in the United States — only heart disease and cancer claim more lives each year than medical errors. In addition, medical malpractice often leads to significant injuries that can leave survivors with life-altering disabilities and disfigurements.

Among the most common forms of malpractice observed in the medical community are:

  • Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis — When a doctor makes an incorrect diagnosis, misses a diagnosis, or makes a delayed diagnosis, the recommended treatment may no longer be an effective option for the patient.
  • Childbirth injuries — Negligence from a physician or nurse can occur before, during, or after childbirth that causes injury to the infant or mother.
  • Medication errors — An incorrect dosage or method of administration are just two kinds of negligent medication mistakes that can cause serious harm.
  • Anesthesia errors — Errors by an anesthesiologist, such as failing to monitor vital signs or administering too much medication, oftentimes lead to fatal consequences.
  • Surgery errors — Negligence can occur before, during, or after surgery and leave patients with infections and other complications.

Victims and their families oftentimes face severe financial hardships following a medical error due to new medical costs and lost wages due to missing work. At Thomas J. Henry Law, we can advance your court costs and advance your financial assistance to help you and your loved ones get back on your feet. In addition, you won’t owe anything unless we win your case. Our confidence in our experienced medical malpractice lawyers in Texas allows us to do this and provide a comforting service for our injured clients while the legal process unfolds.

Our Texas malpractice attorneys have handled a multitude of different medical error cases, representing victims nationwide who have been impacted by a healthcare professional’s negligence. If you suffered an injury or illness due to the negligence of a doctor, nurse, or other medical providers, contact Thomas J. Henry Law immediately.

Retaining the Best Expert Witnesses for Your Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

At Thomas J. Henry Law, we are intent on putting every client in the best position possible to recover the maximum amount of compensation for their injuries. Medical malpractice claims are no different in that our firm retains the best expert witnesses from across the United States for each case. Expert witnesses are retained to provide reports and testimony in front of judges, lawyers, and insurance companies in trials and arbitration. At Thomas J. Henry Law, only the most qualified experts are retained. Each expert is questioned and examined thoroughly before ever participating in a case.

Finding the right expert and the best expert for your unique case can be crucial in its success. Our experienced team of medical malpractice lawyers in Texas will determine which experts could bring invaluable information regarding your injury. Experts that may be retained in a medical malpractice lawsuit include:

  • Anesthesiologists
  • Cardiology experts
  • Ear, nose, and throat experts
  • Economic damages experts
  • Emergency medicine experts
  • Infectious disease experts
  • Lifecare plan experts
  • Neurologists
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Occupational therapists
  • Oncologists
  • Orthopedic surgeons
  • Pediatricians
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery experts
  • Psychiatry experts
  • Pharmacologists
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Toxicologists
  • Wound care physicians

Thomas J. Henry Law is continuously researching innovative and intuitive ways to use experts in medical malpractice cases.

Contact an Experienced Texas Medical Malpractice Lawyer

If you or a loved one have been injured due to a medical error, contact Thomas J. Henry Law. Our firm has a proven track record of winning large cases for severely injured clients for more than 25 years. Thomas J. Henry has the experienced medical malpractice lawyers and the legal and financial resources necessary to properly develop your case. Our dedication and determination are reflected in the record-breaking results we have helped our clients achieve.

Our firm has offices in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Dallas, and Austin, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Call us today for a free case review — attorneys are available 24/7, nights and weekends.

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Your Medical Malpractice Questions Answered

We have straight answers to difficult questions to help you make critical decisions, navigate legal process and help you get justice.

Following a medical malpractice incident, there are always more questions than answers. At Thomas J. Henry, we’re here to answer any questions you have about your injury case.

Medical malpractice is negligent treatment by medical providers, such as a doctor, hospital, nurse, chiropractor, therapist, or other medical practitioners. If a medical practitioner fails to act per accepted standards of practice in the diagnosis or treatment of a condition, they may be responsible for all damages that result.
Medical errors occur at a higher rate than originally believed. According to the British Medical Journal, an estimated 210,00 – 400,000 deaths each year are associated with medical errors. With an estimated 251,454 deaths in 2014 alone, medical errors would be the third leading cause of death in the United States behind only heart disease and cancer.
It is generally a good idea to start documenting. Document what exactly happened during the procedure and everything that occurs afterward. Take as many notes as you can regarding the surgery or procedure, lab results, an MRI or CT scan results. Receive a copy of your medical records and charts, too. Document the names of your doctors, nurses, surgeons, and any other healthcare professionals involved. Keeping a record and documenting these items may help your cause if a malpractice lawsuit is necessary. Our medical malpractice lawyers can assist you in collecting evidence and documenting, so it is important to contact Thomas J. Henry as soon as you can.
Usually, to make a viable malpractice case, you need to first establish the applicable standard of care that was appropriate to the circumstances. That means the level of care and skill that your doctor (or whoever harmed you) should have acted with, based on accepted medical practices in the same community. Next, you need to show exactly how the defendant deviated from that standard in treating you, and precisely how you were harmed by the provision of substandard care. In most medical malpractice lawsuits, all of these elements need to be established by a qualified expert medical witness.
Medical malpractice cases are complicated, expensive, and are invariably hard-fought. It would be extremely difficult, if not impossible, for a layperson to have the expertise necessary to prepare for a medical malpractice case. Thomas J. Henry has the legal and financial resources necessary to pursue medical malpractice lawsuits.
The length of a medical malpractice lawsuit can vary greatly from case to case. Certain variables that affect the length of time a case can take include the complexity of the case, the willingness of the insurance company for the doctor, hospital, nurse, chiropractor, or other medical practitioners to resolve the case, and how long it takes to fully determine your damages from the medical malpractice.

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