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Medical Malpractice

New Orleans Medical Malpractice Lawyers

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Based in New Orleans, Louisiana, the medical malpractice lawyers at Leger & Shaw represent clients throughout Louisiana and the Gulf Coast region injured by doctor negligence, or hospital or medical facility error.

We have been assisting individuals injured because of medical malpractice victims for nearly 35 years, including complex and catastrophic injury cases as well as wrongful death cases.

Experienced New Orleans and Gulf Shore Birth Injury Lawyer

Our attorneys possess extensive trial experience handling medical malpractice claims. We understand medical records and have experience examining doctors. For more detailed information on why we are the medical malpractice law firm for you, please visit our Firm Overview page.

We handle all types of medical malpractice claims, including the following:

  • Birth injury - including injury to mother or child. Our birth injury lawyers understand the harm caused by errors made during birth, including a lack of oxygen to the baby that can result in brain damage, cerebral palsy, or death. Other common birthing injuries include paralysis and asphyxia, as well as injury to the mother.
  • Surgical error - surgical and doctor error include error caused by doctor fatigue, using the wrong medical chart, and doctor inexperience. Injuries include removing the wrong organ, botched surgery, and anesthesia error.
  • Misdiagnosis - including misdiagnosing cancer, leukemia, heart attacks, and diabetes. Cancer misdiagnosis is the most prevalent type of misdiagnosis, and includes breast cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer.
  • Staph (Staff) infections - staph infections are not uncommon, and can be a result of a medical facility or hospital's lack of hygiene or cleanliness.
  • Medication and prescription error - including failing to prescribe the correct medication or the correct dosage, as well as failing to administer the correct medication.

Contact a New Orleans Misdiagnosis of Cancer Lawyer

For further information regarding Louisiana medical malpractice laws, or to discuss your medical negligence injury claim with an experienced medical malpractice lawyer, please schedule a free confidential consultation by calling us at 504-322-4299 or toll free at 1-888-708-8950. You may also e-mail us by completing the client intake form on our Contact Us page. Put our 34 years of class action experience to work for you.

Serving the People of Louisiana Since 1979