August 2017 Archives

Medical malpractice and victims' rights

Important surgeries are, needless to say, stressful; when a surgeon performs a surgery on the wrong limb, the wrong side of the body, or even the wrong patient, that stress is only magnified. Many might assume that such errors in medical practice are unheard of in America, but thousands occur each year. Louisiana law protects patients who have experienced such traumatic incidents. Victims of surgical errors may choose to file a medical malpractice claim, and while such claims can prove to be complex, wrong-site and unnecessary surgeries are inacceptable in that they are all preventable. 

Federal class action for prescription blood thinner

It is important for prescription drug users in Louisiana to be aware of the potential side effects of the medications they are taking and avoid dangerous interactions. Sometimes, however, patients are simply not given enough information to make an informed decision about whether or not to use a drug. In these cases, defective drug lawsuits can arise. Here is a rundown of the legal basis for these types of lawsuits and one current defective drug lawsuit that has the potential to affect many patients in the United States.

How serious are spinal cord injuries after a motor vehicle crash?

Spinal cord injuries from a motor vehicle crash can vary from minor issues that heal completely to severe ones that can lead to paralysis or death. There are several factors that impact the outcome of the injury and how a person is able to live after it.

Doctor misconduct: are you fully informed?

Especially with today's advanced medications and medical technologies in Louisiana, doctors are generally seen as professionals that individuals can trust. However, when patients follow doctors' orders and nevertheless still experience illness or even worsened conditions, a new, complex set of issues arises. 

What are primary contributors to car crashes?

Drivers in Louisiana like you are faced with constant dangers on the road. At McGlynn, Glisson & Mouton, we strive to help you avoid accidents by highlighting what can potentially contribute to them. In knowing this, you may avoid these dangerous situations more easily by being able to spot them sooner.

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