Medical Malpractice Blog Posts
Every day, approximately one in 25 patients contract one or more hospital-acquired infections, according to an estimate from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
These serious, sometimes life-threatening infections can be caused by the… Read More
Medical professionals often make mistakes when providing treatment to their patients. These mistakes can cause everything from minor damage to tissues and organs to life-threatening infections and the failure to diagnose diseases like cancer.
If you… Read More
If your injury or illness was caused by the negligence of a Louisiana physician or medical professional, you may be able to file a medical malpractice claim to recover compensation.
However, medical malpractice cases are handled differently in Louisiana… Read More
Four Baton Rouge hospitals are being penalized by Medicare as part of a nationwide crackdown on hospital acquired infections (HACs). The penalty will be a cut to payments from Medicare by one percent.
The hospitals facing the punishment in Baton Rouge… Read More
Can you imagine being told there is nothing wrong with you after repeated hospital visits, only to have a resident physician identify a tumor seven months after your first visit? This is precisely what happened to a man in Maryland in 2006.
The resident… Read More