A Louisiana burn injury lawyer notes that a newborn suffered severe burns after undergoing treatment while in a Louisiana hospital intensive care unit. Following an incident that occurred in its intensive care unit and left a newborn severely burned, a Louisiana hospital is facing allegations that it and its employees acted negligently. When a burn injury is caused by the negligence of another person or company, Louisiana burn injury attorneys can help injured parties recover compensation for their damages.
For more information, contact Attorney Group for Louisiana. We offer free, confidential, no obligation consultations. We can help answer your questions, and if you choose to pursue a case we can connect you with an affiliated Louisiana burn injury lawyer who can assist you throughout the legal process.
Plaintiff: Use of Oxygen Delivery System Led to Son’s Injuries
A Louisiana hospital is accused of employee negligence in a lawsuit concerning its treatment and care of a premature newborn. According to The Louisiana Record, the plaintiff in the lawsuit, the baby’s mother, is seeking compensation for medical expenses incurred after she claims her baby was severely burned at the hospital. She also seeks damages for emotional distress, mental anguish, pain and suffering, permanent scarring and embarrassment and humiliation relating to the incident.
According to the plaintiff, her son, delivered at 30 weeks, suffered serious burns to his arm and face after undergoing treatment with a high-flow oxygen delivery system while in the hospital’s intensive care unit. The degree of the infant’s burn injuries is not currently known. However, the plaintiff is seeking compensation for the young boy’s burns and the family’s related suffering and expenses, the website reported.
How a Louisiana Burn Injury Lawyer Can Help
If a victim suffers a burn injury caused by the wrongdoing or negligence of another party, he or she may be entitled to compensation for damages resulting from their injuries, including:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of income or ability to work
- Pain, suffering, and mental anguish resulting from an injury
The families of those who have died may be eligible to recover money for funeral expenses and the pain that comes with losing a loved one.
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