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Brain Injuries

Botched cosmetic procedure results in brain injuries

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injuries on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Preparing for a wedding is an exciting time for many people, especially brides. Many go above and beyond their normal routine in order to look their best on their special day. For some Louisiana residents, this might include weight loss, one or more trips to a spa, or a simple cosmetic procedure. Unfortunately for one woman, what should have been a very simple procedure instead resulted in permanent brain injuries that left her unable to care for herself. The patient originally went in for Botox and another anti-wrinkle treatment but was convinced by the facility staff to…

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Medical Malpractice

Are Doctors Treating Addiction Patients Properly?

By Zach Christiansen of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. BATON ROUGE, Louisiana. When it comes to medical treatment in the United States, we have a serious double standard. Patients suffering from deadly diseases like cancer receive carefully orchestrated medical care, with doctors working in concert to coordinate treatments. However, when patients are suffering from addiction, many might never even get to see a doctor at all, much less receive evidence-based treatment. According to the New York Times, patients suffering from addiction may not always know whether their treatment is even covered by insurance, creating greater barriers to access. Let’s face it. Addiction is deadly. It claims the…

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Injuries

New Evidence in Self-Driving Car Fatality Revealed: Technology May Not Be at Fault

By Zach Christiansen of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Injuries on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. Initial reports from the National Transportation Safety Board indicate what might have gone wrong in the recent fatal self-driving vehicle accident that left a pedestrian dead. The case is important to New Orleans residents because the state has been looking closely at using the new technology in the city. According to WGNO, New Orleans is considering using self-driving buses. In order to promote the new technology, the public was recently invited to take demonstration rides on autonomous zero-emission buses. It isn’t a matter of if, but when, self-driving technology will be permitted on New Orleans’s roads….

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