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Medical Malpractice

Prince’s family claims medical malpractice

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Monday, April 30, 2018. Music fans across the county, including many Louisiana residents, were devastated by the news of Prince’s death in 2016. At the time, the authorities claimed that no one would be charged with the singer’s death. However, a significant number of his fans might be unaware that the family has since filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital where he received treatment not long before he died. The suit filed by the family, under the name of a trustee, claims that the hospital where the singer received treatment a week before his death did not provide proper care. They claim that this…

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Medical Malpractice

How to Avoid Deadly Pharmacy Dispensing Errors

By Zach Christiansen of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Friday, April 27, 2018. NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. Prescription drug errors, if not caught, can be deadly. Patients who are prescribed the wrong drug or the wrong dose can develop worsening medical conditions, can suffer complications, injury, and, in some cases, death. Drug dispensing errors can happen at the pharmacy or at the hospital, but wherever they happen, their consequences can be severe–and costly for patients and their families.     When a patient is sick, they may not always double check that a prescription is the right dose or the right drug. After all, if a patient is prescribed a new drug,…

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Spinal cord injury

What is Suspected Spinal Injury Protocol and What Should You Do If You Suspect Spinal Injury?

By Zach Christiansen of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in spinal cord injury on Friday, April 27, 2018. BATON ROUGE, Louisiana. Spinal injuries can be life altering, resulting in loss of motion, life-long paralysis, and result in major lifestyle changes for the patients who suffer them. What individuals may not always know is that when rendering first aid to a suspected spinal injury victim, you can sometimes make an injury worse if you are not careful. Individuals could find themselves rendering first aid if they are on the scene of a car crash, witness a sports accident, or are around a victim when a slip and fall occurs.     According to the Mayo Clinic,…

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