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Does the American Health Care System Place Women at Risk of Injury or Death?

September 4th, 2018

By Zach Christiansen of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. recently reported on new data released by the Centers for Disease Control revealing that younger women die earlier possibly due to issues with the U.S. health system. While there has been quite a bit of reporting on the role maternal death rates play in young women’s mortality, QZ claims that this is not the only cause of young women’s cause of death. Younger women are dying of cardiovascular conditions and strokes. According to QZ, 12% of women don’t have access to health insurance and Medicaid will only cover them during their pregnancy and for six weeks after. This means......

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Getting Surgery? Have a Loved One in the Hospital? Know Your Drug Resistant Bacteria Personal Injury Risk

September 4th, 2018

Getting Surgery? Have a Loved One in the Hospital? Know Your Drug Resistant Bacteria Personal Injury Risk By Zach Christiansen of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. BATON ROUGE, Louisiana. According to Live Science, drug-resistant bacteria have appeared in hospitals in 27 states. These bacteria are the greatest risk to vulnerable members of the population: patients in intensive care, patients recovering from surgery, and others who have been admitted to the hospital for infections, cancer, or for immune deficiencies. According to the Centers for Disease Control antibiotic resistance among bacteria develops over time when patients are prescribed antibiotics. Just taking antibiotics can increase your risk of contracting drug-resistant bacteria. While antibiotics can......

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Singer claims he suffered life-changing hospital negligence

August 30th, 2018

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Hospital Negligence on Thursday, August 30, 2018. There is some risk with most medical care, but many risks can be limited for most patients with a careful following of procedures and policies. When medical professionals fail to follow basic standards of care, serious permanent damage can be a potential result for a patient. Louisiana residents may be interested in the claim of one singer who experienced poor care and medical management after an open heart surgery, and has filed a lawsuit for the hospital negligence he suffered. The 74-year old singer, Marty Balin from Jefferson Airplane, was promoting a solo album when he began to......

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