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CaseNotes January 2012

CaseNotes January 2012 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for January 2012. In this edition of CaseNotes: Hospital found liable for negligent infliction of emotional distress for not sending body to coroner’s office Whirlpool accident constitutes medical...

CaseNotes November 2011

CaseNotes November 2011 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for November 2011. In this edition of CaseNotes: MMA prescription rules bar mother’s claim against OCS Physician exonerated by jury despite “bad” panel opinion  Alleged failure to detect impending MI...

CaseNotes July 2011

CaseNotes July 2011 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for July 2011. In this edition of CaseNotes: Supreme Court gets tough on plaintiffs who fail to follow summary judgment rules Supreme Court finds inadmissible Medical Review Panel Opinion “harmless...

CaseNotes April 2011

CaseNotes April 2011 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for April 2011. In this edition of CaseNotes: Plaintiff does not have to do the “unreasonable” to mitigate. Medical malpractice encompasses claim that patient left on life support too long. Cap applies...

CaseNotes March 2011

CaseNotes March 2011 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for March 2011. In this edition of CaseNotes: Court bends rules for patient due to attorney deception Court finds negligence but awards minimal damages Physician should not have operated on diabetic...

CaseNotes February 2011

Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for February 2011. In this edition of CaseNotes: Plaintiff needs a medical expert in case alleging delayed C-section caused still birth Medical malpractice prescription statute found to be constitutional One year, not three year,...