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Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice case results in $30 million settlement

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Some serious injuries to children that are caused by medical negligence may occur after birth and over an extended time period. That is apparently the case in a medical malpractice claim recently settled on the eve of trial for $30 million. The family of a 6-year-old boy sued a treating physician who performed 25 separate surgical procedures on the boy after his birth in 2009 up until sometime in 2011. The case is out of state, but Louisiana laws on medical negligence are generally applicable to a case with these facts. That last surgical procedure performed…

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Medical Malpractice

5 Important Steps in a Louisiana Medical Malpractice Claim

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. Patients trust medical professionals to provide competent, reliable health care. Unfortunately, physicians, nurses and other personnel can make mistakes that cause debilitating, life-altering injuries and illnesses.     As the U.S. National Library of Medicine explains, victims of medical malpractice may be entitled to compensation to pay for their medical expenses, lost income and other damages. However, this is a legally complex area of personal-injury law, and if you or a loved one was injured by a medical provider, then you should consult a medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible. If the incident happened in…

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3 Dangers of Prescription Drug Errors – New Orleans Medical Malpractice Attorney Investigates

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Friday, February 19, 2016. Although modern pharmaceuticals save countless lives, prescription errors cause illness, injuries or death to at least 1.5 million people each year, according to the National Patient Safety Foundation. Of these, approximately 1.3 million patients experience life-threatening complications. Prescribing the wrong drug or the wrong dosage can be a fatal mistake. Patients who survive prescription errors often face lifelong consequences. If you or a loved one was the victim of a prescription mistake, then you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost income and other damages. If the incident happened in Louisiana, contact the The…

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