Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT)
Case Closed: Maternal Mortality features seven detailed case studies of actual TMLT malpractice claims, fol...
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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 2016 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to respond to shoulder dystocia during delivery; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
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
Failure to diagnose, treat preeclampsia; ACOG revises opinion on umbilical cord blood banking; TMB enforces new rules for medical record documentation
Reporter 2006 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to diagnose, treat tubo-ovarian abscess; Reducing errors in health care: where are we now?
Reporter 2005 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to inform subsequent physician; PIAA releases national ob-gyn claim data
Reporter 2004 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to obtain a pregnancy test; Combating physician stress and burnout
Reporter 2003 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Improper performance; FDA: hormones get a box warning and label changes; ACOG opinion regarding GBS screening
Reporter 2002 Obstetrics-Gynecology