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December 2014 Archives

90-Year-Old Woman Sues Hospital

Like the rest of us, doctors and nurses are only human, so they're going to make mistakes. However, that doesn't mean they have an allowance to act in a careless or negligent manner--especially when patients' health or lives are on the line. If you believe you've been the victim of medical malpractice in New Orleans and you need an attorney, we can help.

Seek justice for brain injuries caused by medical malpractice

Most of us rely on medical care when we believe something may be wrong or if an emergency situation occurs. We believe that the doctors, nurses, surgeons, pharmacists, and other health care professionals will treat and save us, and certainly not cause further problems or even fatal outcomes. But sometimes, a physician error occurs that can have a horrific result – such as a traumatic brain injury.

Patients Can Now Sue Cruise Lines for Medical Malpractice

Not long ago, it was extremely challenging for sick passengers who had suffered medical neglect while traveling to sue cruise lines, but according to the Clinical Advisor, that's all about to change. Thanks to a new ruling in the United States Court of Appeals, passengers will have a much easier time filing medical malpractice suits against cruise lines now. If you've been the victim of medical malpractice in New Orleans, we can help.

What does "standard of care" mean in medical malpractice cases?

Someone who gets sick or is injured while visiting New Orleans does not go to a doctor or hospital for treatment expecting to leave with a worsened medical condition. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of doctors and other health care professionals, patients' conditions sometimes worsen and may even result in patient's death.

Post-Surgery Infection Results in Lawsuit

Though medical science has come a long way in recent years, having surgery--or even just visiting a doctor--can be incredibly stressful. Patients put a lot of trust in their doctors, which is why it's crucial that practitioners act in a scrupulous manner. Even the smallest act of negligence in a hospital can have disastrous and even tragic results.

Patient Claims Doctor Shaved off Too Much Bone During Hip Surgery

Though doctors are only human, there's a difference between simply making a mistake and acting in a reckless or negligent manner. Having surgery, no matter the type, can be scary, and no one should have to undergo even more trauma after the operation. This, unfortunately, is the case for thousands of Americans who fall victim to medical malpractice each year. If you've been the victim of medical malpractice in New Orleans, we may be able to help

What is hospital negligence?

Many are already acquainted with the legal concept of medical malpractice, which occurs when a health care professional such as a doctor, surgeon, pharmacist or other medical professional acts in a negligent manner, and that negligence causes harm to the patient.

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