Georgia Medical Malpractice Blog

on July 18th, 2020

How Medical Malpractice Claims Differ From Other Pers Injury Claims

When you go to a healthcare professional for medical treatment, you anticipate that you will receive high-quality medical care. Unfortunately, doctors, nurses, surgeons, and other healthcare staff can be negligent, and mistakes happen almost every day in hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, and other treatment facilities across the Atlanta area. If you were injured by a…

on May 8th, 2020

What to Know About Georgia Medical Malpractice

When you go in for a medical procedure, routine or otherwise, you expect that the healthcare professionals treating you do so with the highest standard of care. When a doctor, surgeon, nurse, or other medical professional fails in their duty and causes injury to a patient, a medical malpractice case may be filed for compensation.…

on November 8th, 2019

Proving Medical Malpractice Requires a Professional

When we go to the doctor or hospital, we are putting our health in the hands of professionals. So, when treatment does not go as planned, it can be devastating. Medical malpractice claims can be complex and should never be pursued without an attorney. It is difficult in some cases, even, for an attorney to…

on October 18th, 2019

How to Protect Yourself Before Having Surgery

Before surgery, there are some steps to follow to prepare both mentally and legally. While we would like to believe that there are no risks going into surgery, there are a variety of things that can occur and go wrong when going under the knife. That is why having a personal injury attorney on your…

on September 13th, 2019

What is Standard of Care?

If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of medical malpractice, you are likely entitled to receive compensation. However, you must first take care to ensure that your case falls under medical malpractice and is not simply a situation in which the results were not what you had hoped. Georgia law…

on August 23rd, 2019

Birth Gone Wrong: The Difference Between a Birth Injury and Defect

The birth of your baby should be a joyful time, but a birth injury or defect can change everything. About 3% of babies born in the United States each year suffer some kind of birth defect, which account for about 20% of infant deaths. Birth injuries, however, reportedly occur in fewer than 1% of births,…

on April 19th, 2019

Georgia Woman Sues Red Cross for Medical Malpractice

Recently, a Marietta woman and her family filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia against the American Red Cross for medical malpractice. The lawsuit claims that one of its employees improperly drew blood from the plaintiff while she was donating, resulting in neurological damage. The victim in this…

on June 10th, 2018

Surgical Errors: What You Need to Know

Modern medicine is truly incredible, and doctors are now able to do things that we could have never imagined just a few decades ago. Especially when it comes to our surgical capabilities, robotic arms, implantable devices, and minimally invasive procedures are becoming more the norm. However, that doesn’t mean that surgery is without its risks,…

on April 30th, 2018

The Doctor-Patient Relationship in a Medical Malpractice Case

When a person gets injured as a result of an act or omission by a doctor in the course of receiving treatment, he or she may file a medical malpractice lawsuit. One of the elements that the person has to prove in order to succeed in this kind of lawsuit is that there was a…

on March 10th, 2018

Birth-Related Injury: It Could Happen to You

All physicians are required to carry medical malpractice insurance, but one of the highest rates of this type of coverage is seen in doctors practicing obstetrics (OB). This is because of two things: the risk of injury during pregnancy and/or childbirth is higher than most other specialties, and because of the emotional charge surrounding pregnancy…

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