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AMARILLO MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYER OFFERS FREE CONSULTATIONS: 806-374-4024

Posted on May 8, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney, Jesse Quackenbush of Quackenbush Law Firm has already obtained a 2017 seven-figure settlement on behalf of a family whose loved one was killed by a medication error at a Texas hospital. According to Quackenbush, a hospital nurse negligently administered heparin and Eliquis simultaneously, causing a brain bleed and death. The hospital … Continue reading AMARILLO MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYER OFFERS FREE CONSULTATIONS: 806-374-4024

Amarillo Product Liability Attorney offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson had “year for the record books” with product liability claims in 2016.

Posted on April 1, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Bloomberg News (3/28, Fisk, Feeley, 2.41M) reports that Johnson & Johnson “had a year for the record books – it lost six of 2016’s seven largest jury verdicts in the US over product defect claims,” with 2017 possibly holding more of the same. According to Bloomberg, J&J “is facing at least 17 trials in state … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson had “year for the record books” with product liability claims in 2016.

Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: A Woman Dies After Childbirth, and Her Husband Asks Why

Posted on March 24, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Gilbert Kwok with his son Zachary, who was born prematurely on Aug. 1. His wife, Amy Lam, died less than 12 hours after giving birth. “When the boys ask me what happened, how do I answer them?” said Mr. Kwok, who also has a 3-year-old son. Photo provided by New Your Times. After Amy Lam … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: A Woman Dies After Childbirth, and Her Husband Asks Why

Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: Reducing Unnecessary C-Section Births

Posted on March 24, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Hospital in Monroe, New York.  Photo provided by New York Times. You are about to give birth. Pregnancy has gone smoothly. The birth seems as if it will, too. It’s one baby, in the right position, full term, and you’ve never had a cesarean section — in other words, you’re at low risk for complications. … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: Reducing Unnecessary C-Section Births

Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: When Good Medicine Mixes with Bad

Posted on March 24, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Photo provided by New York Times. We like to think that bad and good medicine are easy to distinguish. A huge construct of education, licensure and regulation depends on that single, simple premise. And yet, perhaps more often than not, the good and the bad swirl together like cream poured into coffee, almost impossible to … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: When Good Medicine Mixes with Bad

Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: Doctors Who Get Sued Are Likely to Get Sued Again

Posted on March 24, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Image provided by Google Images. One percent of all doctors account for 32 percent of all paid malpractice claims, and the more often a doctor is sued, the more likely he or she will be sued again. Researchers analyzed 10 years of paid malpractice claims using the National Practitioner Data Bank, a federal government database … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: Doctors Who Get Sued Are Likely to Get Sued Again

Amarillo’s Top Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Texas Panhandle Hospitals to see federal funding cuts in 2017

Posted on January 3, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital and Hereford Regional Medical Center are among 61 Texas hospitals facing federal funding cuts because of their rates for complications like infections, bed sores and falls. The hospitals will lose one percent of Medicare payments in the 2017 fiscal year, which runs from October 2016 through September. The penalties are part … Continue reading Amarillo’s Top Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Texas Panhandle Hospitals to see federal funding cuts in 2017

Amarillo: CHS Will Pay $75 Million Settlement

Posted on December 12, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Community Health Systems has agreed to pay the federal government $75 million as part of a settlement following allegations that CHS and three affiliated New Mexico hospitals made donations to county governments in a scheme to funnel matching federal Medicaid money back to the hospitals and the healthcare conglomerate. In the settlement, CHS has admitted … Continue reading Amarillo: CHS Will Pay $75 Million Settlement

Top Amarillo Medical Malpractice Lawyer Offers Free Consultations: CHS Spin Off of 38 Hospitals Highlights Challenges of Rural Markets

Posted on December 6, 2016 by admin

Community Health Systems’ spinoff of 38 hospitals comes as rural markets are facing increased financial pressure. The Franklin, Tenn.-based chain, the largest in the country by hospital count, plans to focus on midsize urban environments after the divestiture. CHS’ admissions—and therefore earnings—have been behind some of its urban-focused peers such as HCA. The company’s shares opened … Continue reading Top Amarillo Medical Malpractice Lawyer Offers Free Consultations: CHS Spin Off of 38 Hospitals Highlights Challenges of Rural Markets

Top Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Hospital Firm Owes $100 Million In Over Billing Scheme

Posted on December 6, 2016 by admin

A corporate hospital chain that charges the highest prices in the state for medical services, according to a recent analysis by The New Mexican, has agreed to repay nearly $100 million to the federal government over allegations that it inflated hospital admissions in a scheme to boost revenue. The U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday that … Continue reading Top Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Hospital Firm Owes $100 Million In Over Billing Scheme