Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals News

Department of Health and Hospitals employee alleges she was subjected to hostile work environment

By Lhalie Castillo | Jun 20, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – An African-American woman residing in Jefferson Parish alleges she faced discriminatory treatment while working for the state.

Mother sues after son hangs himself at Jackson mental hospital

By Kacie Whaley | May 12, 2017

The mother of a 19-year-old who hanged himself in a hospital last year is now suing the Louisiana Department of Health and nine staff members for failing to prevent her son's death.

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals accused of negligence related to man's death

By Lhalie Castillo | May 5, 2017

BATON ROUGE – A St. Bernard Parish woman alleges that health care facilities failed to protect her son from the risk he posed to himself.

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