Alvarado Woman Claims Wrong Surgery Performed

An Alvarado woman filed a lawsuit claiming she has been left with severe and permanent injuries after a surgeon allegedly failed to remove a cancerous tumor and removed a portion of her pancreas instead. Bernice Gomez, 63, was diagnosed in 2016 with neuroendocrine carcinoma and advised that she had malignant tumors on her left and Continue Reading

Cancer Patient Says Dallas Surgeon Operated On Wrong Organ

Original article posted by Dallas News Powered by the Dallas Morning News 9/23/2017 When Bernice Marie Gomez entered the operating room at Methodist Dallas Medical Center last November, she believed she was having a cancerous tumor on her left adrenal gland removed. But after a seven-hour surgery, the 62-year-old grandmother from Alvarado woke up with the malignant Continue Reading

Texas Oncology Surgeon Performs Wrong Surgery on Cancer Patient

FORT WORTH, Texas, September 21, 2017/PRNewswire/ – Bernice Marie Gomez filed suit against Sujeet Acharya, Texas Oncology, P.A. and Texas Urology Associates in the 160th District Court in and for Dallas County, Texas, Case Number DC-17-12969 on September 20, 2017.  The lawsuit alleges that a Texas Oncology surgeon, Sujeet Acharya, performed the wrong procedure on Continue Reading

Offshore Oil Worker Files Fair Labor Standards Act Collective Action Against National Oilwell Varco Alleging Misclassification and Failure to Pay Overtime

FORT WORTH, Texas – Richard Albert Gammill, III, filed suit against National Oilwell Varco (NOV) in the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, Case Number 4:17-cv-02695 on September 7, 2017.  The lawsuit alleges that Gammill’s former employer misclassified him and other similarly-situated manual laborers as exempt from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act Continue Reading

Protecting Texas Children Against Burn Injuries

According to one scholarly article, burns rank number three on the list of the most common childhood injuries that can lead to death (behind motor vehicle accidents and drowning).