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More Information Comes to Light Regarding Fatal Complication during Brazilian Butt Lift Procedure

Further investigations regarding the death of a Baton Rouge woman during an elective surgery have revealed that she died of fat clots that had traveled to her lungs and heart. The incident occurred on December 14, but the Miami-Dade medical examiner's office needed several weeks to complete the investigation.

What Are the 5 Most Common Forms of Medical Malpractice in Louisiana?

The negligence of a doctor, nurse, or pharmacist can have devastating consequences for patients. Victims may suffer permanent health complications, lose healthy limbs, and sustain cognitive or physical disabilities.

New Orleans Wrongful Death Attorney Debunks 6 Common Medical Malpractice Myths

According to MedMalFacts, medical malpractice is responsible for nearly 100,000 deaths every year. Unfortunately, a health-care provider's mistake can have devastating consequences for patients. Some victims never fully recover.

5 Fatal Anesthesia Mistakes - Insights from a Medical Malpractice Attorney

Physician errors are more common than most people assume, but some examples of negligence are far worse than others. Anesthesia mistakes, in particular, can lead to long-term complications or death. Victims often face exorbitant expenses for health-care bills and ongoing treatment, but a medical malpractice attorney may be able to recover some of these financial losses.

Pharmacy Error Lawyer Discusses 3 Ways Doctors and Pharmacists May Be Liable for Malpractice When Administering Medication

When most people imagine medical malpractice, surgical errors come to mind. The truth, however, is that there are several ways malpractice can occur. If you were the victim of a health-care provider's negligence, then a medical malpractice attorney can determine if you may have valid grounds for a lawsuit.

New Orleans Medical Malpractice Lawyer Defines 4 Phrases All Plaintiffs Should Know

Medical malpractice claims are complex matters that involve multiple parties, including physicians, plaintiffs, lawyers and insurance companies. As such, these cases feature complicated legalese, that confuse most patients.

Was I the Victim of Med Mal? New Orleans Medical Malpractice Attorney Explains

More than 51.4 million in-patient surgical procedures take place each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's not surprising, then, that medical malpractice claims are common.

New Orleans Medical Malpractice Lawyer Discusses 3 Reasons Why Spinal Cord Injuries Are Expensive to Treat

As if the physical pain wasn't enough, many medical malpractice injuries are expensive to treat. They can also be immediately debilitating, preventing victims from returning to work or completing day-to-day activities. 

Spinal Cord Injury Prognosis and Treatments

Spinal cord injuries can be devastating - particularly when they result from a botched medical procedure. Most spinal cord injuries are sudden and unpredictable, and they can have an immediate and lasting impact on the victim's life.

Understanding the Difference between Birth Injuries and Birth Defects

Childbirth can be a miraculous and special occasion - provided there are no complications. Most often, the birth process is free of issues, and the mother and child survive without any long-term problems. However, birth defects or injuries still happen despite recent medical advances.