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CaseNotes January 2014 Volume 2

CaseNotes January 2014, Volume 2 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for January 2014, Volume 2. In this edition of CaseNotes: Medicaid lien covers entire settlement Supreme Court reinstates jury verdict against pacemaker patient who claimed lack of informed...

CaseNotes January 2014, Volume 1

CaseNotes January 2014, Volume 1 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for January 2014, Volume 1. In this edition of CaseNotes: Misdiagnosis of breast cancer yields significant jury verdict. The PCF estopped from arguing causation after summary judgment...

CaseNotes June 2013

CaseNotes June 2013 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for June 2013. In this edition of CaseNotes: Supreme Court analyzes requirements for expert witnesses MRP member’s failure to disclose business relationship with defendant triggers new panel Nurse not...

CaseNotes January 2013

CaseNotes January 2013 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for January 2013. In this edition of CaseNotes: Nursing Home dismissed early in hip fracture/death case One appellate court’s recent view on what it takes to prove intentional destruction of evidence...

Perspectives – The Medical Malpractice Journey

Perspectives – The Medical Malpractice Journey will give you a chance to hear varying views on a multitude of subjects encountered by the med-mal practitioner. Katy Caraway, of Caraway LeBlanc, will be part of a panel on Professionalism: The Responsibilities and...

CaseNotes May 2012

CaseNotes May 2012 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for May 2012. In this edition of CaseNotes: Defense verdict withstands appeal even though plaintiff claimed limited review by defense expert Partially proved case establishes causation and damages for...

CaseNotes March 2012

CaseNotes March 2012 Welcome to Caraway LeBlanc’s CaseNotes for March 2012. In this edition of CaseNotes: MMA cap still the law in Louisiana Statute that denies abortion providers MMA rights is unconstitutional EMTALA claim denied to man with penile fracture...

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...