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Lawsuit: disability was price paid for failure to insert stent

February 11th, 2014

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The current debate over health care focuses on the increasing costs of medical treatment and insurance. The Affordable Care Act recently went into effect, specifically addressing the issue of health insurance. For one Louisiana resident, it wasn’t his insurance policy that dictated the price he would pay for his care. During the fall of 2009, the man began experiencing pain in his chest and numbness in his fingers and palms. These symptoms prompted him to visit his physician. After undergoing tests, the physician determined that there were problems in his heart, including two arterial blockages. A......

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Statutes of Limitation or “Prescription” in Louisiana Personal Injury

February 7th, 2014

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Legal Information on Friday, February 7, 2014. I.Introduction We are often asked “what is the statute of limitations in Louisiana for a personal injury claim?” and “what is the statute of limitations in Louisiana for a medical malpractice claim?” The short answer to both questions is one year. If it was as simple as that, though, there would only be one statute of limitation, rather than numerous codified laws addressing the issue. There would not be literally thousands of court decisions interpreting the various nuances of Louisiana law pertaining to the time limits to bring legal claims. Thus, The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm......

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