90-Year-Old Woman Sues Hospital

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Hospital Negligence on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. Like the rest of us, doctors and nurses are only human, so they're going to make mistakes. However, that doesn't mean they have an allowance to act in a careless or negligent manner--especially when patients' health or lives are on the line. If you believe you've been the victim of medical malpractice in New Orleans and you need an attorney, we can help.     The Bowling Law Firm, we focus primarily on medical malpractice cases, so you can be sure our team of highly qualified lawyers is experienced enough to help you. We have handled a

2019-11-08T10:23:53+00:00December 30th, 2014|

Seek justice for brain injuries caused by medical malpractice

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injuries on Friday, December 26, 2014. Most of us rely on medical care when we believe something may be wrong or if an emergency situation occurs. We believe that the doctors, nurses, surgeons, pharmacists, and other health care professionals will treat and save us, and certainly not cause further problems or even fatal outcomes. But sometimes, a physician error occurs that can have a horrific result – such as a traumatic brain injury. Any negligence or medical malpractice in New Orleans that leads to a brain injury should be compensated. Practitioners responsible for such an outcome should be held accountable for two primary

2019-11-08T10:23:21+00:00December 26th, 2014|

Patients Can Now Sue Cruise Lines for Medical Malpractice

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Monday, December 22, 2014. Not long ago, it was extremely challenging for sick passengers who had suffered medical neglect while traveling to sue cruise lines, but according to the Clinical Advisor, that's all about to change. Thanks to a new ruling in the United States Court of Appeals, passengers will have a much easier time filing medical malpractice suits against cruise lines now. If you've been the victim of medical malpractice in New Orleans, we can help. The Bowling Law Firm, we have extensive experience handling complex malpractice cases. Our attorneys have a wide array of both medical and legal resources,

2019-11-08T10:23:27+00:00December 22nd, 2014|

What does “standard of care” mean in medical malpractice cases?

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Saturday, December 20, 2014. Someone who gets sick or is injured while visiting New Orleans does not go to a doctor or hospital for treatment expecting to leave with a worsened medical condition. Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of doctors and other health care professionals, patients' conditions sometimes worsen and may even result in patient's death. Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other health care provider deviates from the standard of care expected of a medical professional acting under similar circumstances. Physicians are expected to provide treatment and care to their patients consistent with the level of care and skill

2019-11-08T10:23:08+00:00December 20th, 2014|

Post-Surgery Infection Results in Lawsuit

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Monday, December 15, 2014. Though medical science has come a long way in recent years, having surgery--or even just visiting a doctor--can be incredibly stressful. Patients put a lot of trust in their doctors, which is why it's crucial that practitioners act in a scrupulous manner. Even the smallest act of negligence in a hospital can have disastrous and even tragic results. If you or someone you love has been the victim of medical malpractice in New Orleans, don't wait to speak with an attorney. At the Bowling Law Firm, we have extensive experience identifying medical malpractice, and we have handled

2019-11-08T10:24:21+00:00December 15th, 2014|

Patient Claims Doctor Shaved off Too Much Bone During Hip Surgery

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Monday, December 15, 2014. Though doctors are only human, there's a difference between simply making a mistake and acting in a reckless or negligent manner. Having surgery, no matter the type, can be scary, and no one should have to undergo even more trauma after the operation. This, unfortunately, is the case for thousands of Americans who fall victim to medical malpractice each year. If you've been the victim of medical malpractice in New Orleans, we may be able to help     At the Bowling Law Firm, we have more than three decades of experience with cases involving complex medical

2019-11-08T10:22:40+00:00December 15th, 2014|

What is hospital negligence?

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Hospital Negligence on Friday, December 5, 2014. Many are already acquainted with the legal concept of medical malpractice, which occurs when a health care professional such as a doctor, surgeon, pharmacist or other medical professional acts in a negligent manner, and that negligence causes harm to the patient. There exists another cause of action that can be related to acts of medical malpractice, and sometimes appears as a cause of action in a civil lawsuit along with medical malpractice claims: hospital negligence. But hospital negligence is a distinct claim that does not depend on an underlying act of medical malpractice to exist. The idea

2019-11-08T10:24:05+00:00December 5th, 2014|