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November 2014 Archives

Medical malpractice -- incorrect or delayed diagnosis

Medical personnel in Louisiana are expected to meet a certain standard of care. When they fail to do so, the patients are the ones who suffer most. Medical malpractice can occur under any number of circumstances, but a delayed or incorrect diagnosis can set of a dangerous chain of events leading to serious injury or death of the patient.

Driver in Louisiana truck accident taken into custody

Accidents that occur on bridges increase the potential for fatalities. An otherwise survivable accident could lead to death if a vehicle is forced off the side of a bridge. Authorities in Louisiana need some time to make that determination in a recent truck accident.

Toxic exposure is just one workplace hazard for Louisiana workers

Nearly every industrial worker in Louisiana accepts that his or her job comes with certain dangers. Toxic exposure to chemicals that are used, stored or distributed in the workplace is just one of those hazards. Without the proper safety equipment and training, a worker can suffer serious injury, illness or even death.

2 school girls suffer catastrophic injuries in accident

Most weekday mornings during the school year, children leave their homes for school. Louisiana parents expect their children to come home at the end of the day, but tragically, that is not always the case. Two teenage girls suffered catastrophic injuries in an accident that took their lives, and a third was seriously injured.