On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Many Louisiana residents know the fun and freedom that can come with retirement. Retirees finally have time to indulge in hobbies, travel and leisure activities, and everyone hopes to remain relatively healthy to allow them to continue enjoying themselves well into old age. Unfortunately, all too often, a senior's golden years are interrupted by a medical emergency, and sometimes, during the course of treatment, medical professionals cause unnecessary patient injuries. In a recent example, an 85-year-old man and his wife boarded a cruise ship. The man had been using a catheter and urinary drainage bag for the previous five months. One morning, he had
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Hospital Negligence on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. As most Louisiana residents likely understand, people are complicated, and each person may react differently to a challenging situation, such as a death in the family. Unfortunately, some people turn to dangerous substances to help them deal with their grief. Recently, a woman in another state was admitted to a hospital and addiction center after she experienced a heroin addiction relapse. In what appears to be a matter of hospital negligence, sadly, the woman died at the center shortly after beginning treatment. The woman had turned to heroin as a coping mechanism following her brother's suicide six years ago. At one point, she was rushed
On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, June 6, 2019. As many Louisiana parents know, childhood can be fraught with challenging times, sometimes including injury and illness. Of course, in most cases, the parents of ill children welcome professional advice and will do whatever they need to do to reduce or eliminate the discomfort or pain their child is feeling. However, sometimes, a physician diagnoses a problem and prescribes treatment for reasons other than healing. Such appears to be the case in an incident involving a 26-year-old woman who is about to go on trial against a doctor and the medical center that employed him, claiming she has suffered from medical malpractice and negligence.