Time is of the Essence in Georgia Birth Injury Claims

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Time is of the Essence in Georgia Birth Injury Claims

Although most babies in Georgia and across the United States are delivered without problems, in some situations birth injuries can occur. If it happens to you and your family, you understand the emotional and financial devastation this brings. Birth injuries may cause a lifetime of medical issues that can cost thousands of dollars a month…

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Former MLB Pitcher Wins $5.1M Settlement Over Concurrent Surgery Injury

A recent court case involving former Red Sox and White Sox pitcher Bobby Jenks and Massachusetts General Hospital is shining a light on the little-known practice called “concurrent surgeries.” Jenks brought a case against both the hospital and Dr. Kirkham Wood, the former head of orthopedic spine surgery, claiming he suffered a career-ending spinal injury…

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How to Choose a Medical Malpractice Attorney in Georgia

Although every attorney must graduate from law school and pass the bar exam in order to practice law, not every attorney is qualified to handle medical malpractice cases. If you have been hurt as a result of medical negligence, you want an attorney who practices in this specialized area of law, and has earned a…

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Top Five Common Medical Malpractice Claims

Despite increasing advancements in medical technology, patients are still victims of medical malpractice in Georgia. Although most doctors and nurses strive to provide the best care possible for their patients, life-changing and even deadly mistakes happen which lead to medical malpractice claims. A recent analysis was conducted by Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional…

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When Pneumonia Is Misdiagnosed

Kim Porter, the ex-girlfriend and mother of rap mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs’ children, was found dead in her home on November 15, 2018. Porter, a Georgia native, had apparently been fighting pneumonia before her death, and the emergency services dispatched to her home described her status as being in cardiac arrest. What is pneumonia? Pneumonia…

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Is Georgia’s Medical Board Putting Patients at Risk?

We trust our doctors to be competent, ethical professionals with whom we can share our most sensitive and personal medical problems. We expect doctors to provide us with competent, compassionate care designed to restore our health. What we don’t expect is a doctor who abuses this relationship in order to placate his or her own…

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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Your Right to Compensation

Opioids are more likely to lead to neonatal abstinence syndrome, or “NAS,” than other types of medication, and the opioid crisis in this country has led to a growing number of women giving birth to children addicted to those drugs. Neonatal abstinence syndrome, a collection of medical conditions affecting a newborn baby, arises from woman’s…

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Routine Cosmetic Surgery Leaves Woman with Devastating Brain Damage

Even the most minor surgical procedure carries some risks. Brain damage, however, is not typically associated with cosmetic surgery. Sadly, a Georgia woman recently fell into the hands of a cosmetic surgeon whose services caused her permanent brain damage. The startling nature of the story is compounded by the fact that the cosmetic surgeon performing…

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