Kay Van Wey

About Kay Van Wey

Kay Van Wey is a Texas Board Certified Personal Injury Lawyer. She was voted a Texas Super Lawyer (14 consecutive years from 2003-2017) and a D Best Lawyer by her peers. Kay specializes in helping people who have been victims of serious accidents, life-altering injuries, or those who have been harmed a medical device, facility, or prescription drug.
13 02, 2017

Whose Fault Is It When A Patient Falls In The Hospital?

By |February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

A familiar storyAn aging, but relatively healthy mother lived with her daughter when she had to be admitted into the hospital for an illness. Her daughter remained by her side [...]

6 02, 2017

Morning Sickness Drug Zofran Linked to Birth Defects

By |February 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Zofran was approved by the FDA in 1981 for treatment of nausea in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and post-operative patients. To this day, Zofran has never received FDA approval for [...]

30 01, 2017

Is Tort Reform is Right for You?

By |January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Regardless of where you stand on tort reform, let’s face it, we are all patients. At some point in our lives we will all be at the mercy of the [...]

23 01, 2017

The Prevalence of Preventable Medical Errors and Why You Should Care

By |January 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

We cannot ignore the truth.Spoiler alert: Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States.First leading cause of death: Heart DiseaseThe leading cause of death [...]

16 01, 2017

Infections from Improperly Sterilized Endoscopes

By |January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

An endoscope is a is a lighted optical instrument that can be introduced into the body to provide a view of its internal parts.  The endoscope is usually introduced into [...]

9 01, 2017

Emergency Room Liability Medical Malpractice

By |January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

In Texas, patients can sue hospital emergency departments for negligence which results in severe injury or death. The standard of proof required is high.  The patient must prove by a “preponderance [...]

11 10, 2016

The Top Reasons Why Hospital Falls Occur in Medical Facilities

By |October 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Between 700,000 and 1 million patients suffer a fall (specifically, an unplanned descent to the floor that can result in injury) in U.S. hospitals each year. Between 30 and 51 percent of [...]

9 10, 2016

How to Prove a Driver was Distracted in a Car Accident

By |October 9th, 2016|0 Comments

According to an analysis by the National Safety Council, traffic accident fatalities in cases where the drivers were distracted because they were on their cell phones are grossly underreported all [...]

9 10, 2016

How to Protect Yourself Against Uninsured Drivers

By |October 9th, 2016|0 Comments

You've just been in a car accident; thankfully you have insurance! But what if the other driver wasn't as responsible? There are thousands of uninsured motorists driving on Texas roads [...]

28 09, 2016

Who Is Most At Risk For A Hospital Fall? [Video]

By |September 28th, 2016|0 Comments

  You might be surprised to learn that not only the elderly and frail are at risk for a hospital fall accident. Although they are the most vulnerable, almost anybody [...]