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2 Answers | Asked in Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Q: Can I sue hospitals and especially nursing Facility who ignored procedure causing my mom's burst abdomin!

My mom's mid section was as if a ball was under her gown. She was complaining of a pain in that area. In say 2 hospitals and nursing facility all ignored her pain and neglected my mother till tragically her stomach split open, her eyes stayed wide open as though the moment overwhelmed her and sent... Read more »

Robert Hallack
Robert Hallack answered on Dec 21, 2019

Under the Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act, you will first need to file a request for review by a medical review panel before you can file suit. Because of the special nature of medical malpractice claims, it is important that you consult with an attorney who does medical malpractice. Please... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Louisiana on
Q: there Is a lot of blank pages in my deceased fathers medical care report and other odd stuff .

Electronically signed dates are like the next day. Then one op note was added like a month later.

One part says he was taken to recovery doing well without problems then it’s the same papers but it says death. But they say he died i the catch lab.

He was givin too much... Read more »

Robert Hallack
Robert Hallack answered on Oct 24, 2019

These are questions which cannot be answered without further review of the records either by an attorney or another physician. Blank pages and late signings are not unusual practices in and of themselves to warrant suspicion. Please keep in mind that you only have one year from the date of the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Q: Can a child of a deceased parent request medical records without being the executor of the estate?
Robert Hallack
Robert Hallack answered on Oct 14, 2019

Yes. LSA - 40:1299.96(A)(2)(b) allows children of the deceased patient to request medical records without opening an estate.

3 Answers | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Louisiana on
Q: I had an angioplasty and the doctor went in through wrong side to place a stent. I now walk with a limp.
Robert Hallack
Robert Hallack answered on Aug 29, 2019

How is it that you know the doctor went in through the wrong side to place the stent? The issue in your case is 1) whether by performing your surgery in this manner the surgeon failed to follow the standard of care, and 2) whether by choosing to perform the surgery in this manner did he cause an... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for Louisiana on
Q: Hurt myself at work , reported but they are telling me to just file on my insurance. What are my options?

Injury is resulting in small surgery they say there is no need to fill out workers comp paperwork.

Robert Hallack
Robert Hallack answered on Jul 10, 2019

If you were injured at work, your best option is to consult with an experienced Workers Compensation attorney. You may be entitled to recover loss wages and more. There are some firms, including myself, who offer free consultations and will meet with you and answer any questions you may have.

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Q: 2 texas vehicles get in a wreck in louisiana and the NOT at fault one one had a lapse in insurance. Can they still recib
Robert Hallack
Robert Hallack answered on Jul 10, 2019

Are you asking can the driver who was not at fault still recover? This depends on a few different factors, but the best route would be to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney.

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