Archive for July, 2015
Is telemedicine a convenience or a medical malpractice concern?
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Friday, July 31, 2015. With the advent of modern technology and the Internet, practically every type of business and profession has found some way to utilize the technology to make their products or services more convenient for their customers and clients to access. These advances have two obvious goals: (1) to allow the business or service an opportunity for increase revenue through technology and (2) to make life more convenient for consumers. Given the rapid growth of technology for these purposes, it is clear that both sides are benefiting. But are there certain services that should be banned from using…Read More
3 Parties That May Be Liable for Medication Errors
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Hospital Negligence on Friday, July 24, 2015. There are several medical errors that may constitute malpractice, some of which relate to medication. While medication can save your life and treat serious health conditions, an error in the prescription or drug-manufacturing process can cause serious complications or even death. If you took medication that had unexpected side effects, or if your physician made a prescription error, then you may have grounds for a lawsuit. Depending on the situation, multiple parties could be responsible for your injuries. A medical malpractice attorney from The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm can evaluate your case, plan your claim and…Read More
Common symptoms of a concussion
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Birth Injuries on Thursday, July 23, 2015. In Louisiana, one of the most common types of brain trauma is a concussion. While these injuries may happen in any setting in which you may receive a blow to the head, they are most common in contact sport athletes and car accident victims. If left untreated, a serious concussion could be fatal. As such, it is important to understand what exactly a concussion is and what you should do if you suffer one. The brain has the consistency of Jell-O, making it highly susceptible to damage. Normally, cerebrospinal fluid protects it from everyday jolts or…Read More