Medical Malpractice

New Orleans and Louisiana Medical Malpractice Attorneys

$14,000,000 - Failure to timely treat Osteomyelitis leads to permanent damage

CASE:

Plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident that leads to back surgery. Following the surgery, plaintiff faces complications and ultimately a severe staph infection in the hip. Because plaintiff was not properly treated, the infection leads to osteomyelitis of the hip requiring drastic surgery. The plaintiff is left with permanent residual effects including a severe limp and pain. The Glorioso Law Firm was awarded a $7,200,000+ judgment.

While medical malpractice can be some of the most difficult litigation there is within the practice of law, it is a distinguished area of concentration for The Glorioso Law Firm. The improper, untimely or negligent performance, diagnosis or treatment by someone in the medical profession leads to thousands of injuries and loss of life each year.  The Institute of Medicine found between 44,000 and 98,000 people die in hospitals annually due to preventable medical errors.  Others are left injured or impaired. Medical malpractice can happen in many ways including:

  • Anesthesia errors
  • Injuries during child birth
  • Late diagnosis
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Prescription errors
  • Surgical mistakes

If you or a loved one has suffered a medical issue or even death that is due to another party’s negligence, recklessness, or carelessness, know your legal rights for compensation. Let our family fight for yours so you can receive the justice you deserve.

Confidential settlement - Hospital’s failure to have child’s anti-seizure medication leads to brain damage


Confidential settlement - Stroke patient deprived timely treatment


Confidential settlement - Physician performs unnecessary spinal surgery that leads to paralysis

CASE:

12 year old girl suffered permanent paralysis from the waist down following an unnecessary spine surgery. No amount of money can make her whole again but due to having the right law firm fight for her and her family, she was able to obtain enough money to have a specially equipped handicap accessible home and vehicle. She was also able to afford the assistance needed to continue with her educational goals of going to college and earning a degree.  As a result, her family was provided security that they could always take care of their little girl’s medical, physical and emotional needs.


Confidential settlement - Failure to timely diagnose Hodgkins Lymphoma in a child

CASE:

14 year old girl's symptoms of difficulty breathing and tiredness were downplayed and ignored for several months by her pediatrician. Eventually she was diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma at a vary late stage. Despite her being a Jehovah Witness and unable to receive blood transfusions and platelets, she survived much longer than anyone predicted. Her case was resolved before she got too sick and was able to enjoy her last year of life by going on a family vacation and swimming with dolphins. The Glorioso Law Firm was able to fight for her and get her case resolved so that her quality of life was increased prior to her death. A death that could have been prevented had her pediatrician timely ordered a simple x-ray or done one blood test.

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