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Reporter 2017 Orthopedics
Alleged wrong-site surgery; HIPAA and patient privacy
Failure to diagnose femur fracture
A 28-year-old man was involved in a motorcycle collision, sustaining multiple injuries. The man hit the side of a trailer and was thrown off his motorcycle.
Failure to monitor patient’s postoperative INR
A 54-year-old woman came to an orthopedic surgeon with complaints of chronic bilateral hip pain lasting for 30 years.
Failure to properly supervise
A 28-year-old woman came to an orthopedic clinic with right hip pain lasting for two weeks. Orthopedist A’s physician’s assistant (PA) examined the patient and obtained x-rays.
Reporter 2016 Orthopedics
Failure to follow up with STAT lab order; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
Reporter 2015 Orthopedics
Failure to properly supervise; Dos and don'ts of renewing Your Texas Medical License
Reporter 2013 Orthopedics
Failure to diagnose femur fracture; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies
Reporter 2012 Orthopedics
Failure to properly perform surgery; diagnose gangrene; Introducing Trust Rewards; TMLT adds cyber liability coverage to all policies
Reporter 2011 Orthopedics
Failure to treat post-operative infection; Highlighting HIPAA and HITECH — changes enacted to privacy rules
Reporter 2010 Orthopedics
Improper performance; Gadolinium, renal failure, and NSF: a potentially dangerous combination
Reporter 2009 Orthopedics
Failure to diagnose, treat complications; TMLT continues fight to maintain medical liability reform
Reporter 2008 Orthopedics
Failure to timely treat infection; TMB enforces new rules for medical record documentation
Reporter 2007 Orthopedics
Failure to diagnose infection; The FDA in 2007: criticism, caution, and confusion
Reporter 2006 Orthopedics
Incorrect implant placed; Reducing errors in health care: where are we now?
Reporter 2005 Orthopedics
Medication error; PIAA releases national orthopaedic closed claim data
Reporter 2004 Orthopedics
Failure to diagnose and transfer; Combating physician stress and burnout
Reporter 2003 Orthopedics
Improper performance; General issues in claims against physicians; PIAA release
Reporter 2002 Orthopedics
National statistics and case study; Closed claim trends
Reporter 2001 Orthopedics