Schlachter Law Blog

Insights from the intersection of law and neurosurgery.

Christopher Duntsch may have been much more than a bad doctor

Christopher Duntsch and the Problem of Closed Ranks

Christopher Duntsch might not be a household name, but it’s a name many of his patients and their families won’t ever forget. According to a new report in the Dallas Morning News, Duntsch may have been much more than a bad doctor.

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prosecuting an iatrogenic injury

​Iatrogenic Injury

An iatrogenic injury is an injury that was caused by a physician. Generally injuries received as a result of a medical procedure are unacceptable, but there are some exceptions.

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Physician examining the effects of cauda equina syndrome

Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda equina syndrome is caused when there is injury or compression to nerve roots located on the spinal cord and it is one of the most common in the world of medical negligence.

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