Louisiana Top Court Overturns Court’s Malpractice Award After Finding Jury Error

(February 7, 2017, 1:30 PM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — An appeals court properly concluded that a jury’s failure to award loss of consortium damages was inconsistent with its award of medical damages, but on remand it must reconsider the award it imposed, a divided Louisiana Supreme Court held Jan. 20 (Kimberly and Todd Thibodeaux, et al. v. James F. Donnell, M.D., No. 2016-C-0570, La. Sup.)....

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