A lawsuit was filed by a patient against the State of Louisiana and the Louisiana State University's medical center for a recent case of alleged medical malpractice. The patient filing the lawsuit suffered a stroke, while having a surgical procedure and is claiming that the staff of the medical center was negligent in providing her adequate and pertinent care. The lawsuit was filed via the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors at the civil district court.
The patient has claimed that the team of surgeons performing the operation was negligent in taking proper action and measures during the surgery. She has also claimed that the plan made by the medical team prior to the surgery was inadequate. The patient who is the plaintiff contended that the stroke could have been avoided, had medical following standard guidelines been applied to her symptoms, according to the lawsuit.