Archive for December, 2017
What Is the Rh Factor and How Can It Affect Your Pregnancy?
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Birth Injuries on Thursday, December 28, 2017. When it comes to prenatal care, some tests are essential, some are recommended, and some may be optional. The precise battery of screening tests and diagnostic procedures that you will undergo at your OB-GYN visits will depend on a variety of factors, including your medical history, your doctor’s recommendations, and your own personal preferences. One procedure that is essential for all pregnant women is the Rh factor test. Depending on the results of this test, the baby’s father may need to undergo the screening, too. Fortunately, the procedure for determining Rh factor is a simple blood…Read More
Why Are OB-GYNs Advised to Delay Miscarriage Diagnoses?
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Birth Injuries on Thursday, December 28, 2017. When it comes to health and wellness, an earlier diagnosis usually means a better prognosis. For example, early detection is essential for the prevention and treatment of cancer. There are some exceptions to this rule, though, and miscarriage is one of them. After studying nearly 3,000 pregnant women, researchers determined that there is some value in delaying miscarriage diagnoses to avoid making a misdiagnosis and then terminating what is actually a healthy pregnancy. If you received some kind of misdiagnosis before, during, or after pregnancy and you or your baby suffered as a result, contact The…Read More
Widow claims hospital negligence regarding her husband’s death
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Hospital Negligence on Tuesday, December 26, 2017. In Louisiana or elsewhere, losing a loved one is never easy. For many the cause of death, whether it be a long-term illness, a tragic accident or a natural disaster, is ultimately unimportant. However, that opinion may quickly change if those who have been left behind believe that their loved one could have been saved. One woman has filed a lawsuit claiming that medical malpractice and hospital negligence were the cause of her husband’s death. The man was originally hospitalized on Nov. 23, 2015, complaining of pain that had been fluctuating for three weeks. A CT scan…Read More