Archive for September, 2015
Who should I sue in connection with my medical malpractice claim?
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Sunday, September 27, 2015. Consider a scenario in which you were involved in a traffic accident that causes you injury which requires hospitalization. While you’re in the hospital, you suffer further harm as a result of an incident of medical malpractice. Under Louisiana law, who should you sue to recover money damages for the harm that you have suffered? It used to be that you could sue the driver of the other car for all of your damages, including those that you suffered while in the hospital because of the act of medical malpractice. Today, however, because of the way…Read More
New Orleans Medical Malpractice Lawyer Discusses 3 Reasons Why Spinal Cord Injuries Are Expensive to Treat
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in spinal cord injury on Friday, September 25, 2015. As if the physical pain wasn’t enough, many medical malpractice injuries are expensive to treat. They can also be immediately debilitating, preventing victims from returning to work or completing day-to-day activities. A spinal cord injury is perhaps the most devastating of all medical malpractice injuries. The health-care expenses and rehabilitation bills from even a minor spinal injury can lead to insurmountable debt. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, recurring costs for patients with spinal cord injuries are often significant – to the extent that they are a burden on health-care systems…Read More
What is Erb’s palsy?
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Birth Injuries on Friday, September 18, 2015. Birth injuries due to negligence and medical malpractice can have lasting consequences on the victims and their families. Some injuries, such as lacerations and bruising, are more minor and could often heal with time. Others can be chronic and disable the infant for the duration of their life. Erb’s palsy is an affliction that is caused by an injury received during birth. The effects of Erb’s palsy vary between mild and serious, depending on the extent of the injury. Erb’s palsy occurs when damage is done to the nerves in the baby’s upper arm, near the…Read More