Recent Posts in Medical Malpractice Category

Patient Files Medical Malpractice Suit for Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

A lawsuit in Gretna is alleging that a doctor failed to properly conduct a biopsy, thus delaying a patient's breast cancer diagnosis. The patient claims that she went for a biopsy after a ...
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Man Sues over Defective Toe Implants

A man is suing medical providers and a manufacturer for toe implants that broke, which required him to go through additional surgeries. The plaintiff is accusing the implant manufacturer of creating a ...
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Family of Deceased Patient Suing Hospital for Misdiagnosing a Stroke

According to the family's lawsuit, they lost a loved one because paramedics misdiagnosed a stroke, instead telling the man that he was simply under the influence of alcohol. The family reported ...
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Children's Hospital Physician Sued for Botched Surgery

A Children's Hospital doctor is being sued for medical malpractice after performing a surgery on a minor child, where parts of the medical device were said to have been left inside the patient. ...
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Informed Consent and Medical Malpractice

Before any medical treatment, doctors have to inform their patients about the inherent risks that might arise. Then the patient can weigh these potential risks against the potential benefits before ...
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Parents Sue for Son's Death, Allege Defective Defibrillator

In Gretna, parents have filed suit on behalf of their son who died during surgery to replace a defibrillator. They have sued a medical device manufacturer and a hospital. According to their claim, the ...
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Jefferson Parish Patient Sues Doctor for Emergency Room Malpractice

A man filed suit against a doctor who performed surgery on him. The man said that he had been seeing blood in his urine for the past few weeks. He claimed that he went to the emergency room because of ...
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Nationwide Study Reveals that Doctors Continue to Treat Patients even After Serious Malpractice

In Louisiana, one doctor had to shell out nine payments that added up to about $2.7 million dollars over the span of fifteen years, from 1992 to 2007. Five times, these payments were settlements for ...
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Time Limits for Your Medical Malpractice Claim

In the event that you have been injured or made more ill as a result of medical malpractice, it is absolutely essential that you contact a Shreveport injury lawyer to discuss your claim. As with any ...
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Medical Malpractice: When Can You Sue a Hospital for Negligence?

In the event that you have been made ill or injured as a result of your time with a doctor or during a treatment at a hospital, there is a possibility that you will have the ability to pursue a ...
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Dentist Investigated for Exposing Patients to HIV

We often do to our dentists or doctors, hoping that they will be able to do something to help us. Whether it is a little tooth ache that needs a cavity filling put in, or it is the first stages of ...
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Physician Workload and Medical Malpractice

If you are a full time worker in any occupation, you realize how important tit is that your job is accomplished; and in order to do so it requires time and effort. Sure, we all have our stressful and ...
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Family Sues Hospital for Malpractice and Wrongful Death

A woman being treated at St. Isidore Health Care Center in Minnesota recently lost her life, and the family is holding the hospital and doctors responsible. According to local newspapers, the family ...
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Mother Awarded Millions in Medical Malpractice Case

A Louisiana jury awarded $24 million to Tyronglia Willis, for a medical malpractice case involving her son, Ty'Kevion Kidd. The 9 year old boy sustained irreversible brain damage as a result of ...
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Have You Received a Dangerous Botox Injection?

Centuries and even decades ago, woman and men were required to age as nature so desired. Whether or not this meant gray hair in your twenties, or sagging checks and dark circles under the eyes, it ...
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A Closer Look at Your Shreveport Personal Injury Attorneys

Personal injuries are extremely common today. Whether a pedestrian is walking down the street and is hit by a driver who ran the red light, or a customer is shopping at a home goods store and a large ...
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One Thousand Plaintiffs Head to Court for Actos Lawsuit

Over one thousand plaintiffs have come alongside the families of two men who died of bladder cancer that can be linked back to the diabetes medication Actos. According to Equities, the two families ...
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Sexual Assault Medical Malpractice Case Unfolds in the UK

If you have ever undergone a surgery, you know that the activity leaves you vulnerable. You are normally subjected to strong painkillers or anesthesia which can leave you unable to defend yourself. ...
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Medical Malpractice Claims on the Decline

In a recent study that was conducted by Public Citizens, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, it was discovered that the number of medical malpractice payments that were made last year was the ...
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