Families of blast victims sue plant for negligence
Suit: Dangerous conditions caused deaths
Families of three victims of a northwest Houston plant explosion sued the company for negligence, contending that dangerous conditions caused their deaths and those of five other employees.
Drug use scandal exposes hospitals
One tragically misplaced epidural anesthetic shot could force a Lubbock hospital to take the lead on an issue that haunts physicians and every other American profession — drug abuse.
Lubbock Hospital Will Police Doctors For Drug and Alcohol Abuse
A Texas hospital, owned by the nation’s second largest for-profit chain, agreed to police its doctors for drug and alcohol abuse and to ask the state Legislature to review laws that keep secret the disciplinary procedures against doctors.
Lubbock Hospital Settles Suit Following Anesthesiologist’s Mistake
Drug addicted doctor caused death
The family of a Lubbock woman who died while in labor two years ago from an anesthesiologist’s mistake has settled with South Park Hospital and Medical Center.
Lubbock Hospital Settles Suit; Pledges Tough Stance on Drug-Testing Policy
A Lubbock hospital will revamp its drug testing policy and pay damages to the family of a pregnant woman who died in 1995 after she was anesthetized by a drug-abusing doctor.
Plant blast preventable, probers say Wyman-Gordon fined $1.8 million
A December nitrogen tank blast that killed eight men at a northwest Harris County metal-forging plant “could and should have been prevented,” a federal investigation has found.