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Wernicke’s Korsakoff Syndrome Misdiagnosis Lawyer

Have You Or A Loved One Suffered From Wernicke’s Encephalopathy Or Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome Due To A Misdiagnosis Or Medical Negligence? The attorneys at The Snapka Law Firm have three decades of experience fighting for the rights of medical malpractice victims. Our firm recently secured a verdict in excess of $14,000,000 for a client who, after a routine bariatric surgery, suffered severe neurological…

Thiamine Deficiency Misdiagnosis & Medical Malpractice

Were You or a Loved One Diagnosed with Wernicke’s While Under Medical Care? When you or a loved one undergoes bariatric or weight loss surgery, you might be at risk of developing a disorder you didn’t even know exists. After surgery, many people are fine and go on to do well. Unfortunately, some people will go on to develop a…

Is Wernicke’s Encephalopathy Reversible

Treatments for Wernicke’s Korsakoff Syndrome If the disease is caught soon enough, yes, Wernicke’s encephalopathy is reversible, but it is too often not diagnosed or treated in time for the affected person to experience the benefits of treatment. Wernicke’s encephalopathy is the acute phase of the far more damaging Wernicke’s Korsakoff syndrome. When Wernicke’s encephalopathy is caught in time, much…

Bariatric Surgery and Wernicke’s Encephalopathy

Bariatric Surgery Patients are at Serious Risk for Wernicke’s Encephalopathy – Korsakoff Syndrome Most people cannot wait for the results of their bariatric surgery, but a number of them are not prepared for the memory loss and neurological problems that can arise afterward. While this disease is prevalent in people with alcoholism and well as people who are chronically malnourished,…

Symptoms of Wernicke’s Korsakoff Syndrome

Know the Symptoms of Wernicke’s Korsakoff Syndrome Wernicke’s Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) a type of brain disorder with two separate conditions that can strike at the same time. These two disorders are Wernicke’s encephalopathy and Korsakoff syndrome. Though Wernicke’s encephalopathy often presents first, Korsakoff syndrome usually follows closely behind. The symptoms of Wernicke’s Korsakoff Syndrome are brought on by the lack…

The Snapka Law Firm Tops Texas Medical Negligence Verdicts For 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kathryn Snapka 606 N. Carancahua Street Suite 1511 Corpus Christi, Texas 78401 361.888.7676 | The Snapka Law Firm Tops Texas Medical Negligence Verdicts For 2017 Failure to Treat Thiamine Deficiency Results in Record Medical Malpractice Verdict Corpus Christi, Texas – October 3rd, 2018 – A medical malpractice case involving a bariatric surgery patient who…

Morcellator Device Recall

What Is A Morcellator Device? Morcellator devices recently made headlines when the Food and Drug Administration recommended that surgeons stop using these devices during the removal of the uterus or uterine fibroids. This news has left many people asking what these devices are and how they endanger patients. Surgical Use Morcellation is the process of cutting a tissue into small…

The Importance of Product Liability Laws

Product Liability is More Than a Buzz Word When you purchase something, whether it’s a car for your family, a toy for your child, or a necessary medical device, you assume that products will perform the way it is supposed to and that you will be safe while using it. When the product causes you harm that could have been…

Should I Hire a Texas Personal Injury Attorney?

Do You Need a Lawyer for a Personal Injury Claim? Texas residents who have been injured in accidents often wonder if they need to hire a Texas personal injury attorney. Getting injured is never very fun, but it can be especially bad when an accident occurs at the work place while on the job. Even getting hurt on the premises…


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