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September 2014 Archives

What is the Louisiana medical malpractice statute of limitations?

Most legal causes of action in the state of Louisiana are similar to perishable products on a store shelf: they have what amounts to a "sell-by" date. The legal term for this period of time is known as a statute of limitations. Medical malpractice actions in this state are no exception to the statute of limitations requirement.

The sensitivity of a brain injury

The brain is one of the most sensitive and delicate organs in the human body. Our society's recognition of the seriousness of brain injures is reflected in efforts to avoid them, such as the mandatory use of helmets in certain sports like baseball and as well as the law in Louisiana making it compulsory for motorcyclists to wear a helmet. Still, despite the precautions, brain injuries remain something that claim many accident victims every year.

How much may I recover in a medical malpractice claim?

The types of harm that a patient can suffer as a result of medical malpractice can be substantial not only in their physical manifestations, but also in their financial impact. This is understandable, given that often injuries incurred as a result of something like a surgical error or a misdiagnosis of a serious illness can have ramifications that can last for years after the event, or even for the remainder of the victim’s life.

Pharmacist and drug company liability for medical malpractice

Incidents of medical malpractice need not be confined to a hospital or a doctor’s office. Wherever you receive some aspect of health care, the possibility of a medical mistake cannot be discounted.