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Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Family sues UPMC Shadyside Hospital alleging negligence in mold infection.

Posted on April 21, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports UPMC Shadyside hospital is being sued by the family of Katherine Landman, a New Castle woman who died after contracting a mold infection while receiving care at the facility. The lawsuit also involves “Paris Cleaners, the company that washes UPMC’s linens,” which is also being sued “for wrongful death and negligence.” … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Family sues UPMC Shadyside Hospital alleging negligence in mold infection.

Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Half of Medication Errors Involve CPOE, Data Shows

Posted on March 30, 2017 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

Computerized prescriber order entry systems and pharmacy systems are the most commonly reported factors contributing to medication errors in Pennsylvania healthcare facilities, data shows. Although health IT tools can help prevent patient safety problems, they can also lead to significant patient safety errors if they’re not used correctly, finds research from the Pennsylvania Patient Safety … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Half of Medication Errors Involve CPOE, Data Shows

Top Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Tulia Man Ismael Rosales Dies In Amarillo Accident

Posted on December 21, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

One person is dead following a three-vehicle accident Tuesday morning at the intersection of Southwest 45th Avenue and South Georgia Street. Amarillo Police Department was called to the scene at 6:54 a.m. after a gold-colored GMC Envoy heading southbound on Georgia collided with the driver’s side of a white two-door Chevrolet. Police said the collision … Continue reading Top Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Tulia Man Ismael Rosales Dies In Amarillo Accident

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: Four Resign After Oklahoma Veteran Maggots Found In Wound Dies

Posted on December 5, 2016 by Jesse Quackenbush, Attorney

The executive director of the facility said the maggots were discovered while the patient was alive and were not the cause of his death. Instead, the man arrived at the facility with an infection and later succumbed to sepsis, a potential complication of an infection, which can lead to organ failure and even death. In … Continue reading Top Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Four Resign After Oklahoma Veteran Maggots Found In Wound Dies