Medical Malpractice and Medical Errors in Houston, Texas

In what has becoming an alarming trend in the healthcare sector is the worrying increase in medical malpractice incidents despite increase in the use of technology in an effort to provide quality healthcare services to clients. At the Argento Law Firm, we have attorneys who will ensure that we help you or your loved ones to examine the circumstances of your situation to determine whether any damage caused by medical errors is recoverable right here in Houston.
According to a report by Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2003, there were at least 44,000 people who die annually due to medical errors and as much as 98,000 which account for more deaths than AIDS, breast cancer or vehicle accidents. The errors causing such deaths may include misdiagnosis, medical malpractice such as administration of wrong drugs, wrong drug dosage, birth accidents and many more.
According tort bill in 2003, under the medical claims, the claim must be started within 2 years from the occurrence of the incident or hospitalization in Texas. Case filed on or after 1st September 2003 attract damage benefits to a total of $250,000 from doctors and all individuals involved, $ 250,000 from each facility and a total of $ 500,000 from all institutions. It’s time you got your case evaluated by an attorney.