GRETNA -– A man allegedly sustained serious complications after a medical procedure and has filed suit against the treating physician.
Craig Johnson and his wife, Florence Johnson, filed suit against Michael P. Zeringue M.D. in the 24th Judicial District Court on Aug. 4.
According to the claim, the plaintiff had a lumbar tranforaminal epidural steroid Injection on March 11, 2014, administered by the defendant. The suit states that following the procedure, the plaintiff experienced serious complications that required emergency medical attention. Following this incident, the plaintiff was required to undergo rehabilitation.
The defendant is accused of negligence and failure to properly treat the patient in order to avoid such complications as were suffered.
The plaintiff is seeking an unspecified amount in damages. The plaintiff is represented by Thomas B. Calvert.
The case has been assigned to Division P Judge Lee V. Faulkner Jr.
The 24th Judicial District Court case number 763528