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Louisiana Medical Malpractice Cases

Prescription v. peremption in Louisiana medical malpractice - Borel v. Young, No. 07-C-0419 (La. 07/01/2008)

Does Prescription (limitations) start to run before birth? - Bailey v. Khoury, 891 So.2d 1268 (La. 2005)

LA Supreme Court analyzes the continuing tort exception in medical malpractice - Carter v. Haygood, 892 So.2d 1261 (La. 2005)

Can a contractor physician be an employee for liability? - Shah v. Jefferson Parish Hospital District No. 2 Parish of Jefferson, 870 So.2d 597 (La.App. Cir.5 2004)

Court clarifies retroactive application of Louisiana blood shield law - Day v. Morehouse General Hospital, 865 So.2d 924 (La.App. 2004)

Proving Standard of Care III - Jones v. Hernandez, 880 So.2d 245 (La.App. Cir.2 2004)

Patient's Compensation Fund is not bound unless insurer is part of settlement agreement - Ginn v. Woman's Hospital Foundation, Inc., 842 So.2d 338 (La. 2003)

Standards for medical independent contractors - Powell v. Fuentes, 786 So.2d 277 (La.App. Cir.2 2001)

Louisiana Supreme Court limits provider discovery rights in medical review panel proceedings - Peritt v. Dona, 849 So.2d 56 (La. 2003)

LA Blood Shield Law found to bar Hepatis C Case - David v. Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Inc., 849 So.2d 38 (La. 2003)

Doc is covered if the claim is filed before the bond is forfeited - Perdue v. Sudderth, 831 So.2d 1050, 02-357 (La.App. 5 Cir. 2002)

Louisiana allows malpractice claim against expert witness for negligent preparation for trial - Marrogi v. Howard, 805 So.2d 1118 (La. 2002) also see: Todd v. Angelloz, 844 So.2d 316 (La.App. 1 Cir. 2003); Zuber v. Buie, 849 So.2d 559 (La.App. 1 Cir. 2003).

Physician must perform necessary tests or refuse to treat unless it is an emergency - Costa v. Boyd, No. 36,584-CA (La.App. Cir.2 01/31/2003)

Comparative fault applies to Patient's Compensation Fund awards - Hall v. Brookshire Brothers, Ltd., 848 So.2d 559 (La. 2003)

Louisiana rejects tort of intentional patient dumping - Coleman v. Deno, 813 So.2d 303 (La. 2002)

Brief - No Ex Parte Young exception for physicians challenging abortion tort law - Okpalobi v. Foster, 244 F.3d 405 (5th Cir. 2001)

LA Supreme Court rejects continuing relationship exception to prescription in medical malpractice - In re Claim of Moses, 788 So.2d 1173 (La. 2001)

Louisiana medical review panel requirement preempted by EMTALA - Spradlin v. Acadia-St. Landry Medical Foundation, 758 So.2d 116 (La. 2000)

Proving Standard of Care II - Fusilier v. Dauterive, 764 So.2d 74 (La. 2000)

Brief - Fifth Circuit Finds Family and Medical Leave Act Unconstitutional as Applied to States - Kazmier v. Widmann, 225 F.3d 519 (5th Cir. 2000)

Standards for nursing malpractice - Odom v. State ex rel Department of Health and Hospitals, 733 So.2d 91 (La.App. Cir.1999)

Civil code interruption does not apply to prescription under the Medical Malpractice Act - LeBreton v. Rabito, 714 So.2d 1226 (La. 1998)

Standards for hospital liability for non-medical actions - Lopez v. State, 721 So.2d 518 (La.App. Cir.3 1998)

Withdrawal of life-support is covered by the LA medical malpractice act - Causey v. St. Francis Medical Center, 719 So.2d 1072 (La.App. Cir.2 1998)

Informed Consent in Louisiana - Lugenbuhl v. Dowling, 701 So.2d 447 (La. 1997), rehearing denied (Nov 21, 1997).

Patient's Compensation Fund can contest damages - Graham v. Willis-Knighton Medical Center, 699 So.2d 365 (La. 1997)

Courts limits vicarious liability for intentional torts - Baumeister v. Plunkett, 673 So.2d 994 (La. 1996) - has a note about Samuels v. Southern Baptist Hosp., 594 So.2d 571 (La.App. 4 Cir. Feb 13, 1992), which held a hospital vicariously liable for the rape of a patient, despite there being no negligence by the hospital.

Does Patient's Compensation Fund have exclusive jurisdiction over the future medical claims? - Kelty v. Brumfield, 633 So.2d 1210 (La. 1994)

What credit does the patient's compensation fund get for settlements? - Thomas v. Insurance Corp. of America, 633 So. 2d 136 (La. 1994)

Court Sets Standards for Contesting Peer Review - Smith v. Our Lady of the Lake Hosp., Inc., 639 So.2d 730 (La. 1994)

Louisiana recognizes damages for delay in diagnosing HIV infection - Doe v. McNulty, 630 So.2d 825 (La.App. 4 Cir. 1993), Writ Denied by 2 Doe v. McNulty, 631 So.2d 1167 (La. 1994)

LA Limit on Damages is Constitutional - Butler v. Flint Goodrich Hosp. of Dillard University, 607 So.2d 517 (La. 1992)

Court Clarifies Privilege for Hospital Committee Records - Smith v. Lincoln General Hosp., 605 So.2d 1347 (La. 1992)

Hospital is vicariously liable for intentional tort by employee - Samuels v. Southern Baptist Hosp., 594 So.2d 571 (La.App. 4 Cir. 1992)

Wrongful Life and the Physician Patient Relationship - Pitre v. Opelousas General Hosp., 530 So.2d 1151, 74 A.L.R.4th 777 (La. 1988), rehearing denied (Oct 20, 1988)

Proving Standard of Care I - Hastings v. Baton Rouge General Hosp., 498 So.2d 713 (La. 1986), rehearing denied (Jan 08, 1987)

LA SC rules on statute of limitations for medical malpractice - Crier v. Whitecloud, 496 So.2d 305 (La.1986)

Court sets standards for Louisiana contingent fee contracts - Reed v. Verwoerdt, 490 So.2d 421 (La.App. 5 Cir. 1986)

Standards for hospital liability for medical care by employees - Bossier v. DeSoto General Hosp., 442 So.2d 485 (La.App. 2 Cir. 1983)

LA rejects the locality rule in malpractice cases - Pesantes v. United States, 621 F.2d 175 (5th Cir. 1980)

Guide - Constitutionality of LA Tort Reform - Medical Review Panels - Everett v. Goldman, 359 So.2d 1256 (La. May 22, 1978)

 

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