Panel Remands For Malpractice Determination In Negligence Suit Against Care Home

(June 2, 2023, 10:33 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana appellate court affirmed in part, vacated in part and remanded a negligence suit filed on behalf of a deceased former resident against the nursing home where she lived, finding that while the trial court correctly determined that the alleged failure to provide medical care after the decedent fell constituted medical malpractice allegations that were premature absent a medical panel review, the court is unable to determine whether the decedent’s “fall occurred within the course of medical treatment.”...

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