August 2019 Archives

Know the 5 Rs before your nurse gives you medication

Taking medicine can be downright nasty, especially if it is an oral medication that tastes bad. If you have to take more than one type of medicine on an ongoing basis, it can be challenging to keep the doses and timing of it all in line. Medication error is definitely something you'll want to avoid because even a seemingly minor mistake can cause serious injury or, in some cases, death.

Could you or your loved one be a victim of patient abandonment?

Patient abandonment is a type of medical malpractice that generally leaves the patient in a particularly fragile or vulnerable state. It most often happens when a physician decides to "wash his (or her) hands" of a patient that is -- in some fashion -- troublesome.

Louisiana roads would be a lot safer without distracted drivers

When you obtained a Louisiana license to operate a motor vehicle, you no doubt understood that you instantly became legally bound to adhere to all traffic and safety laws and regulations associated with driving a car in this or any other state. Certain driving behaviors can prompt criminal charges against you, such as getting behind the wheel with a blood alcohol content level of .08 or higher.

Let me help you protect your right to recovery. Contact my Louisiana law office online, or call 225-224-0383 to schedule a free consultation with an experienced attorney.

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