Medical malpractice

Feb 15, 2019

Top Five Common Medical Malpractice Claims

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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 [...]

Dec 28, 2018

In Medical Malpractice Claims, Who Gets Sued: the Doctor or the Hospital?

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Medicine and medical technology advance nearly every day. In addition, doctors and other medical professionals have access to more information and diagnostic tools than ever. We trust our physicians to make the right decisions regarding our healthcare. However, doctors and surgeons can and do make mistakes. When those mistakes harm us or our loved ones, [...]

Dec 24, 2018

When Pneumonia Is Misdiagnosed

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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 [...]

Aug 29, 2018

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome and Your Right to Compensation

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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 [...]

Jun 14, 2018

Routine Cosmetic Surgery Leaves Woman with Devastating Brain Damage

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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 [...]

Jun 12, 2018

Doctors Tried to Lower Cost of Cancer Meds. Manufacturers Tripled the Price in Response

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The nonprofit organization, Value in Cancer Care Consortium, recently completed research suggesting a popular cancer drug that typically costs $148,000 per year for patients may work just as effectively in smaller doses, and could cut the drug's prices down to about $50,000. However, just as this research was made public, the Washington Post reported that [...]

Jun 4, 2018

Georgia’s Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations Laws

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Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional provides care or treatment for a patient that falls below the “standard of care,” which results in that patient’s injury. According to John Hopkins University, more than 250,000 cases of medical malpractice leading to patient deaths occur each year in the United States. This exceeds the number of [...]

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