Louisiana Appeals Panel Vacates Judgment In Medical Malpractice Case

SHREVEPORT, La. - The Second Circuit Louisiana Court of Appeal on Nov. 27 overturned a $27,145.72 medical malpractice award for a man who allegedly suffered complications after being treated for spider bites, ruling that the plaintiff did not establish the standard of care that was allegedly breached by the defendant (Larry Shell v. St. Francis Medical Center Inc., No. 48,613-CA, La. App., 2nd Cir.; 2013 La. App. LEXIS 2456).

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