Practice Areas            
 
Medical Malpractice & Healthcare

The Medical Malpractice & Healthcare Litigation Practice Group at Frilot L.L.C. represents physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare providers in the New Orleans area and across Louisiana. We believe in the power of experience handling in-service and general corporate matters as well as providing risk management services and seminars statewide. Following are the types of cases defended by this Group:

Medical malpractice defense

• Physicians
• Hospitals
• Nursing Homes
• Nurses
• Dentists

Blood Products litigation

• Hepatitis C
• AIDS

Health Maintenance Organizations & Insurers

• ERISA
• Benefit claims against private insurers

Peer Review Actions
Medical Devices Product Liability


The firm represents a wide variety of healthcare clients, including:

• National and regional multi hospital systems
• Local hospitals
• Nursing homes
• Physicians and other individual healthcare providers
• Medical schools
• Universities and teaching institutions
• Louisiana Patient’s Compensation Fund


Because of the wide diversity of the firm’s clients in this area, we have amassed a comprehensive library of medical literature and materials dealing with the unique legal issues facing today’s healthcare professionals. In addition, the firm has developed strong relationships with the local and national experts needed in the areas of healthcare and malpractice defense.


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

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REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS

The Blood Center
Blood Systems, Inc.
CCA Industries, Inc.
CNA
Children’s Hospital
Concept Laboratories, Inc.
HCA / HCII
HealthSouth
Heritage Health Products Company
Jefferson Community Correctional Center Medical Program
K2/ Finestone Coatings
Kemper Insurance Company
Louisiana Medical Malpractice Insurance Co. (LAMMICO)
Louisiana Insurance Guaranty Association (LIGA)
Louisiana Patient’s Compensation Fund
Louisiana Office of Risk Management
Medical Mutual
Pro Claim America Incorporated
Resurgens Specialty Underwriting, Inc.
RPK Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The St Paul Insurance Company
Shand Morahan/Evanston Insurance/The Markel Companies
Southern Pain & Anesthesia, LLC
Surgical Specialists of Louisiana
TEC / EIFS Coatings
The Sisters of Mercy Health System
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center
TIG Insurance Company
Touro Infirmary
Tenet HealthSystem, Inc.
Tulane University Hospital and Clinic
Universal Nutrition

TEAM MEMBERS

Angela M. Bowlin
Halley Carter
John B. Cazale
Nairda T. Colan (Lesa)
Carl E. Hellmers III
Max L. Schellenberg
Brittany K. Sloan
Peter E. Sperling
James P. Waldron