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What Are Secondary Car Accidents?

November 13th, 2019

While there are many different ways a car accident can occur, the initial accident between two or more drivers is typically considered a “primary” accident. These accidents can lead to “secondary” car accidents, caused as a direct result of the initial, primary car accident. Secondary car accidents can be just as catastrophic, causing injuries, property damage, and even death. Secondary Car Accidents A secondary car accident is one that occurs as a direct or indirect consequence of a previous accident, known as the primary accident. These secondary accidents typically happen shortly after a primary accident, and in the near vicinity of the primary accident. According to the Federal Highway Administration, up to 20 percent of all traffic accidents are secondary......

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Lawsuit claims hospital negligence led to babies’ deaths

November 13th, 2019

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Hospital Negligence on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Louisiana parents who have experienced premature birth can likely remember the range of emotions they felt during their child’s time in the hospital, and particularly the worry that their baby may not emerge from the situation happy and healthy. Sadly, some premature babies become quite ill during their hospital stay, and some parents endure the worst possible outcome. Recently, a number of parents in a different state filed a lawsuit claiming hospital negligence after eight babies became ill and three of those babies died in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) after all were exposed to the same bacteria. According to doctors at the......

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Patient files lawsuit claiming breach of standard of care

November 6th, 2019

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Surgical Errors on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Many Louisiana residents have experienced joint replacement surgery at some point in their lives. Due to a rapidly aging population and an increase in life expectancy over the last few decades, this type of surgery is likely becoming more common. As with any medical procedure, most patients undergoing a joint replacement feel some trepidation before putting their well-being in the hands of the medical professionals responsible for their care. However, most patients trust that the physicians and others involved in the process will provide the expected standard of care to ensure a successful outcome. Unfortunately, such was not the case for a......

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