Louisiana Medical Malpractice Attorney
Most medical procedures do not leave room for errors or negligence. When a doctor makes a mistake, it can result in a serious health problem or even death. As many as 250,000 people in the U.S. are victims of medical malpractice every year.
Medical malpractice often has tragic consequences for victims and their families. At the same time, these cases are among the most difficult to prove. A 2011 study by the New England Journal of Medicine reported that only one in five malpractice claims against doctors leads to a settlement or other payout.
For a lawyer to be successful in a medical malpractice lawsuit — whether representing a plaintiff seeking damages or defending a medical professional or medical services provider — he or she must have a vast amount of medical knowledge and the ability to take a case to trial. The law firm of L. Clayton Burgess in Shreveport, Louisiana has that knowledge to
Louisiana Medical Malpractice Attorney Serving Shreveport
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a medical error, it is important that you consult a true specialist in medical malpractice litigation such as Louisiana attorney L. Clayton Burgess who has focused his legal efforts on medical malpractice since 1994.
Medical malpractice cases require attorneys to have specific knowledge about the law and the complex issues related to medical terminology, treatment and technology. At the Louisiana law offices of L. Clayton Burgess, we have established professional relationships with leading physicians, pharmacists and other medical experts around the state of Louisiana and the United States who assist us in building strong cases, and who often testify on behalf of our clients.
Attorney L. Clayton Burgess has handled a broad spectrum of medical malpractice cases, including birth injuries, emergency room injuries, anesthesiology errors, surgical errors and failure to diagnose medical conditions.
Our Cases Are Carefully Scrutinized
Pursuing medical malpractice claims is costly and time-consuming. Our firm puts prospective cases through intense scrutiny in order to ensure that the time, effort and money that will go into litigating the case will be well spent. If we take your case, it is because we believe in it and are committed to producing the best possible outcome.
We offer a free consultation in which we can assess the facts of your case and help determine whether you have the foundation of a strong medical malpractice case. We pursue medical malpractice claims on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not pay legal fees unless we obtain a recovery for you.
Common Medical Malpractice Claims:
We pursue claims against:
- Hospital Negligence
- Nursing homes
- Hospital staff
We pursue claims for:
- Birth injuries
- Cerebral palsy
- Brachial plexus palsy
- Erb’s palsy
- Oxygen deprivation
- Misdiagnosed and late-diagnosed diseases, such as cancer
- Wrongful death
- Failure to diagnose
- Delay/failure to treat
- Brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Prescription errors
- Surgical errors
- Anesthesia mistakes
- Hospital negligence
- Emergency room errors
- Gynecological errors