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Delay in performing cesarean delivery, hysterectomy
A 42-year-old woman was receiving care from Ob-gyn A for her third pregnancy. The patient’s second child had been delivered by Ob-gyn A nine years earlier.
Failure to properly interpret BRCA test results
In December 2011, a 40-year-old woman came to her ob-gyn for a well-woman visit. Per the patient’s request, breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA) testing was scheduled to take place in 10 days.
Incorrect gestational age
On January 7, a 32-year-old woman came to her ob-gyn to begin prenatal care. During this first visit, an ultrasound was performed that estimated her delivery date to be August 26.
Failure to monitor twin pregnancy
A 28-year-old pregnant woman came to an obstetrics clinic for prenatal care. Routine labs and sonogram were performed. The sonogram images were unclear, but showed the possibility of twins.
Reporter 2019 Obstetrics
Failure to recognize symptoms of ureteral injury; Guidelines for the release of medical records
Reporter 2018 Obstetrics
Failure to properly interpret BRCA test results; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
Reporter 2017 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to monitor twin pregnancy; HIPAA and patient privacy
Failure to properly perform surgery
A 45-year-old woman came to her ob-gyn for complaints of heavy bleeding and pelvic pain. The patient’s history included pelvic inflammatory disease, a bilateral tubal ligation, and myomectomy.
Failure to discontinue medication
A 34-year-old woman came to an ob-gyn for prenatal care on May 25. This was the patient’s fifth pregnancy.
Failure to respond to shoulder dystocia
A 24-year-old pregnant woman began prenatal care with her OB-GYN physician at approximately 24 weeks into her pregnancy. This was the patient’s second pregnancy; her first pregnancy was aborted.
Reporter 2014 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to respond to shoulder dystocia during delivery; Online reputation management for physicians
Reporter 2013 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to discontinue medication; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies
Reporter 2012 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to properly perform surgery; Introducing Trust Rewards; TMLT adds cyber liability coverage to all policies; Medefense coverage enhanced
Reporter 2011 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to treat Group B strep; Highlighting HIPAA and HITECH — changes enacted to privacy rules
Reporter 2010 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to appropriately clear patient for surgery; Gadolinium, renal failure, and NSF: a potentially dangerous combination
Reporter 2009 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to diagnose fetomaternal hemorrhage; TMLT continues fight to maintain medical liability reform
Reporter 2008 Obstetrics-Gynecology