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I am so sorry you had this happen to you.I would consider a local lawyer here to sue for your injuries and trauma.This is inexcusable here and you deserve some justice.
These are contingent fee cases so you do not pay until there is recovery.This certainly may be professional malpractice.The doctor, employees, and facility may all be liable here.
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Louisiana has a dedicated statute of limitations for a such a suit, and it specifies that the injured patient must file their claim within one year of the healthcare provider’s alleged action (or failure to act) that forms of the basis of the case.
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Louisiana medical malpractice claims are divided into two categories:
(i) claims against private healthcare providers and(ii) claims against public or state healthcare providers.
Claims against private healthcare providers are governed by the Medical Malpractice Act, (the "MMA"), La. R.S. 40:1299.41 et. seq, while claims against public or state healthcare providers are governed by the Malpractice Liability for State Services Act, (the "MLSSA"), which is found in La. R.S. 40:1299.37 et. seq. These laws, establish the substantive and procedural law relating to claims of medical malpractice.
Both laws provide that claims against "Qualified Healthcare Providers" are capped at $500,000, plus past and future medical expenses. This $500,000 cap applies not only to all non-economic damages like pain and suffering but also to claims for lost wages. The definition of Qualified Healthcare Provider is very broad to include virtually every type of individual or entity providing healthcare to people.