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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

1.Malpractice claim by deceased's granddaughter did not suspend prescription of wrongful death and survival claims.
James E. Guffey v. Lexington House, LLC., 2018-CC-1568 (La. 05/08/2019) [22 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 27, Issue 5
     Geneva Guffey was an elderly patient at Lexington Nursing Home in Alexandria. In January 2016 she sustained a laceration to her leg while being transferred from a bath cha... view full summary
2.Court of appeal misconstrued claim for loss of chance of better outcome and valuation of damages.
Roger Burchfield v. Forrest H. Wright, M.D., 2017-C-1488 (La. 06/27/18) [20 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 7
     Roger Burchfield underwent non-emergency gallbladder surgery in August 2013. The surgery was performed by Forrest H. Wright. M.D. Although Dr. Wright or... view full summary
3.Conflict of interest by review panel member did not justify automatic exclusion of panel opinion.
Richard Sanderson v. Tulane University Hospital & Clinic, 2018-CC-0588 (La. 06/15/18) [4 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 26, Issue 6
     Following proceedings before the Louisiana Medical Review Panel, plaintiff brought this medical malpractice suit. In the district court, plaintiff moved to strik... view full summary
4. Amendment to MRP claim continued suspension of prescription as to all solidary obligors.
Carolyn Correro v. Dr. Jose L. Ferrer, 2016-C-0861 (La. 10/28/16) [9 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 11

          On April 23, 2011, plaintiff underwent surgery at Glenwood Medical Center after fracturing her left hip. The surgeon, Dr. Jose Ferr... view full summary
5.Claim against hospital for negligent credentialing/hiring of ER physician not covered by LMMA.
Brandi Billeaudeau v. Opelousas General Hospital Authority, 2016-C-0846 (La. 10/19/16)[40 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 24, Issue 10

          In June 2010 Brandi Billeaudeau, a thirty-four-year-old woman with Down syndrome, collapsed at home and was taken to Op... view full summary
6.Malpractice claim by deceased's granddaughter did not suspend prescription of wrongful death and survival claims.
James E. Guffey v. Lexington House, LLC., 2018-CC-1568 (La. 05/08/2019) [22 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 5, Issue 27
     Geneva Guffey was an elderly patient at Lexington Nursing Home in Alexandria. In January 2016 she sustained a laceration to her leg while being transferred from a bath cha... view full summary
7.Per Guidry, J.; Johnson, C.J., dissenting with reasons.
Attorney General had right of action to pursue State's claim against contractor for overpayment of Medicare providers State v. Molina Healthcare, Inc., 2018-CC-1768 (La. 05/08/2019) [29 pp.]
From LSCR Volume 5, Issue 27
     The State of Louisiana, represented by its Attorney General, filed this suit in 2014 against Molina Healthcare, Inc., Molina Information Systems, L.L.C., and Unisy... view full summary