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Are You Unsure of What to Expect in Your Personal Injury Claim? Our Texas Personal Injury Lawyers Give You Helpful Tips in Their Blog. We will also be posting other helpful information on medical, legal, and social issues of interest.

The Girards Law Firm team understands the confusion you face as you move forward with your personal injury or wrongful death claim. With regular updates to this blog, you can stay informed and get the helpful advice you need.  We will also be posting here other helpful information on medical, legal, and social issues to keep you informed.


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4/26/2013
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When Doctors Wear Gloves Infection Rates Go Way Down. Read Abstract Here.

Study in Pediatrics Shows Glove Use Results in Huge Drop in Infection Rates

Category: General

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4/26/2013
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Payout to increase for those reporting medicare fraud.

Tipsters often need legal help to protect potential award

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/26/2013
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Be Informed: Search Your Hospitals Outcome Measures on GirardsLaw.com.

Your hospitals outcome measures now searchable on GirardsLaw.com

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/25/2013
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Dallas Medical Malpractice and Your Child's Developmental Delays

If your child's developmental delays are not genetic, they may be the result of medical malpractice during pregnancy or giving birth.

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/25/2013
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Diagnosis Errors Are Most Dangerous and Frequent according to Study. Read Abstract Here.

25-year review of malpractice data reveals diagnosis errors most dangerous, most frequent, and most costly.

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4/25/2013
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Be Informed: Hospital Readmission Data available here. Compare your available hospitals.

Higher readmission rates are adverse patient safety indicator. Compare your hospital here.

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/25/2013
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Drug Eluting Stent Recall

Tip Separation can cause amputation or death in Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma. Ask our Dallas medical malpractice team if you have questions about this device.

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/24/2013
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Trucking News: Autocar ACX trucks recalled due to fire hazard

Braking system defect may result in fire. Arkansas Texas Oklahoma trucks

Category: Trucking Collisions

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4/24/2013
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Public Safety Lawsuit filed by Girards Law Firm for Dangers of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Read suit papers here.

Major Spine Surgeries done as outpatient procedures expose patients to high risks without their knowledge.

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/23/2013
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Journal of Quality and Safety in Healthcare cites ongoing patient safety problems

Rate of adverse events increasing over time due in part to lack of commitment of resources

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4/23/2013
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New Battery Technology to Revolutionize the way we live

Jump-start your car with your cell phone? Recharge your cell phone in 1 second?

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4/23/2013
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Ethanol Tanker Truck Collission closes interstate

Ethanol leak follows collision

Category: Trucking Collisions

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4/22/2013
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Adverse Events in Hospitals may be Ten Times Higher than reported

Institute for Healthcare Improvement "Global Trigger Tool" reveals more extensive patient safety problems. Arkansas Texas Oklahoma

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/20/2013
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Signs a Truck Driver Is Fighting Drowsiness

Drowsy truck drivers can be extremely dangerous on the road, so be sure to watch out for these warning signs before it's too late.

Category: Trucking Collisions

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4/20/2013
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Another installment of international standards for safe handling of ammonium intrate available here.

Ammonium nitrate fertilizer implicated in recent explosion in West, Texas

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4/19/2013
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Standards for Safe Handling of Ammonium Nitrate. International Standards available here.

This file is from the United Kingdom

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4/18/2013
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Driving Hours violation implicated in deadly truck crash. Story here.

Driving fatigue results in rear end collision

Category: Trucking Collisions

4/18/2013
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Fertilizer Plant explodes in West Texas. Plant Cited for Safety Violations Before. More info here.

Fertilizer Plant Explosion highlights Safety Issues of Ammonia

Category: General

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4/18/2013
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West Texas Fertilizer Explosion Materials Safety Data Sheets available here.

Chemicals implicated are explosive and corrosive and should never have been close to schools, nursing homes, or playgrounds.

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4/17/2013
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FDA Issues Reminder of Dangers of Fentanyl Pain Patches. Read Info here.

FDA says Fentanyl Patches still Dangerous

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/17/2013
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Study Shows Hospitals Profit from Surgical Complications. Read Study Here.

Hospitals profit up to 330% when Surgical Complications arise in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/16/2013
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Top Causes of Car Accidents in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas

Don't be the cause of a car accident; be aware of what the top offenses are on the road, and avoid doing them.

Category: Car Crashes

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4/16/2013
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First Suit Filed over Irving Bus Crash. Read story here.

Suit filed for injuries to passenger in ill fated bus

Category: Trucking Collisions

4/15/2013
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UT Southwestern among hospitals accused of Human Experimentation by US Government. Read HHS Letter here.

Experimentation on babies may have costs eyesight or lives of premature babies

Category: Medical Malpractice

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4/15/2013
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FDA hearing on drug Avandia Scheduled. Read FDA Notice Here.

2-Day hearing to re-evaluate safety issues

Category: Medical Malpractice

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