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Medical Malpractice Attorney Baton Rouge

Can Dentists Be Sued for Malpractice?

Can Dentists Be Sued for Malpractice?

Dentists, like all medical practitioners, can be sued for medical malpractice. If you were hurt by a dentist’s negligence and you suffered damages because of it, then you likely have a good case for medical negligence. There are several different considerations you must make when deciding whether you have a case and whether you plan to pursue your case by filing a medical malpractice claim. The two most important things to consider are: Did poor dental treatment harm you? Did you suffer losses because of the poor care you received? The Dentist’s Duty of Care Medical practitioners of all kinds...

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Wrongful Death Caused by Medical Negligence

Wrongful Death Caused by Medical Negligence

If you have lost a loved one because of the negligence of a healthcare professional who was tasked with the care of your relative, you might have the opportunity to seek compensation in a wrongful death claim. All too often, medical professionals make mistakes that cost family members and close friends their lives. Although we can’t prevent these mistakes from happening, we can take steps to hold these workers accountable for their actions so that, in the future, others can avoid being put through the same turmoil. What Is Considered Negligence in the Medical Profession? Before we explain what a negligent action...

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Medical Malpractice Damages in Louisiana

Has Medical Malpractice Affected You?  Now that you have read the other blogs, and have determined whether or not you have been a victim of medical malpractice, you should start learning about the damage laws in Louisiana regarding medical malpractice. Once your medical malpractice claim has made it past the medical review panel, there are some things that you should understand and begin to take action on. One of the first moves you should make is calling a Baton Rouge personal injury attorney. This way, you have someone knowledgeable on your side, fighting for you. Here is what you should know about...

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Determining Medical Malpractice, Continued

What You Should Know About Medical Malpractice In our last blog, we began discussing the parameters for determining if you’ve been a victim of medical malpractice. To reiterate, a medical malpractice claim must first go through a medical review from a panel of experts before litigation can begin. But that is just one aspect  of what Louisiana considers medical malpractice. Another aspect that should be understood about medical malpractice laws in Louisiana is who can be a defendant, and what a medical error is. There are multiple potential defendants, as there are also multiple medical errors that can lead to a...

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Determining If You Have a Medical Malpractice Case In Louisiana

Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case  If you have recently been injured, were ill, or had any other reason to visit a hospital or physician you may want to consider what your experience was like. Were you better after leaving their facility or were you worse off after receiving care from them? If you believe that you did not receive proper care, you may want to consider hiring a personal injury attorney in Baton Rouge. A Louisiana personal injury attorney will ask all of the right questions for you, and even questions you would have never thought to consider. If...

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Statute of Limitations Regarding Medical Malpractice

For our final informative blog regarding medical malpractice, we find it necessary to outline what the statute of limitations on a medical malpractice claim looks like. Again, doing your own research on this topic will help you be better equipped in your fight for the damages you may be entitled to. With that being said, to be even better equipped, it’s important that you also arm yourself with a medical malpractice attorney in Baton Rouge. Having an advocate that is knowledgeable in the realm of litigation and medical malpractice will give you better chances of a successful turnout. Though success...

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What You Should Know About Medications And Malpractice

When many people in Baton Rouge think about needing a medical malpractice lawyer, it’s usually because they’ve be the victim of surgical errors or fear that someone they love was the victim of a wrongful death. However, it’s important to realize that malpractice can still occur even when no surgical procedure or death occurred. One area of legal focus for Spencer Calahan Injury Lawyers involves medical negligence during the prescription of medication. If you or a loved one was prescribed an incorrect or dangerous medication, and suffered any type of adverse reaction, here are some things you should know. Drug Interactions...

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The Realities of Nursing Home Neglect

If you believe that you or someone you love has suffered from nursing home abuse and neglect,  it is absolutely vital that you consult an experienced nursing home abuse and neglect attorney. Here in Baton Rouge, we have attorneys focusing exclusively on personal injury and medical malpractice. We despise the fact that some nursing homes will put their profits above their patients and care by  committing negligent or cruel acts against our loved ones and senior citizens.   When it comes nursing home abuse cases, it’s absolutely imperative that you have an experienced medical malpractice attorney. At Spencer Calahan Injury Lawyers...

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