medical malpractice

Fatigue and surgical errors

Louisiana residents who have surgery expect their surgeons to perform procedures expertly. However, medical malpractice can occur for a variety of reasons. One of the chief reasons behind surgical errors is fatigue. Are surgical errors more common due to fatigue?...

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Conditions that mimic lupus

A misdiagnosis is a form of medical malpractice in New Orleans, Louisiana, that occurs when a patient gets diagnosed with an incorrect condition. The incorrect diagnosis can cause the patient to take unneeded treatment while the real condition gets worse. A condition...

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How to handle a misdiagnosis

Misdiagnosis, missed diagnosis or delayed diagnosis in Louisiana occurs when the doctor makes a mistake in the diagnosis and treatment of a condition. Each year, around 12 million Americans get an incorrect diagnosis, and half of the cases could result in further...

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