Health care providers in Louisiana must follow safety guidelines and medical safety guideline standards that are designed to make sure patients are not exposed to unreasonable or unnecessary health risks. When health care providers fail to follow those safety guidelines and standards, it may result in a serious or even fatal injury to the patient.
Lee M. Schwalben, M.D., J.D., represents individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by medical malpractice. As a lawyer who has also practiced medicine, he understands how to define the applicable medical standards, review the violation of these standards and clearly show the link between this violation and the injury suffered by the patient.
Lake Charles Medical Malpractice Attorney
Lee M. Schwalben, M.D., J.D., handles medical malpractice cases that include:
- Emergency room malpractice
- Doctor negligence
- Hospital malpractice
- Birth trauma, Erb's palsy, brain injuries
- Pharmacy errors
- Failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis
- Wrongful death
Any type of medical negligence could result in a debilitating or fatal injury. For a person harmed by malpractice, it is crucial to obtain compensation for medical bills, lost wages for time off work, lost earning capacity, pain and suffering, and other damages. Speak with an attorney who is a former doctor and is able to fully understand the medical issues involved in your situation.
Contact Lee M. Schwalben, M.D., J.D.
Schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your medical malpractice claim with an attorney who has also practiced medicine. Call Lee M. Schwalben, M.D., J.D.'s Lake Charles office at 337-494-5757 or his Baton Rouge office at 225-763-7777.