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Common Types of Medical Malpractice Claims

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When faced with health issues, we trust and put our well-being in the hands of medical professionals. Most healthcare professionals give their patients competent treatment and care. However, medical professionals sometimes make mistakes. When a medical error rises to the level of medical malpractice and causes severe harm, the victim or their family can… Read More »

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Brachial Plexus Injuries in Newborns

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The network of nerves in the shoulder that carries movement signals from the spinal cord to the arms and hands is called the brachial plexus. These nerves enable a person to raise their arm and do other things with their arm and hands. The brachial plexus nerves are also sensory. They let a person… Read More »

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Why Do Surgical Errors Occur?

By Carroll Law Firm |

When a person goes to the hospital to get surgery, the last thing they or their family expects is for an error to happen that causes major harm. Unfortunately, surgical errors are quite common in the United States of America. According to research, at least 4,000 surgical errors occur annually in the United States…. Read More »

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5 Steps To Proving Medical Malpractice Cases in Atlanta

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If you believe you or a loved one has fallen victim to medical negligence, you probably want to file a medical malpractice claim against the negligent medical professional. However, while it might sound simple, proving medical malpractice can be challenging. Medical malpractice cases are often complicated. But with the proper knowledge and guidance, it… Read More »

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Things To Consider Before Filing an Atlanta Medical Malpractice Claim

By Carroll Law Firm |

No one expects to get injured when visiting a hospital or medical facility or receiving treatment from a medical provider. However, the reality is that medical errors are common. Over one million people are estimated to be harmed yearly by medical mistakes in U.S. hospitals. Research indicates that more than 250,000 people in America… Read More »

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Common Types of Medication Errors

By Carroll Law Firm |

Many people do not realize the dangers that can arise when medication errors happen. Medication mistakes can result in injuries and even death. Medication errors can result in severe psychological, financial, and emotional stress. When a medical professional makes a medication error that causes harm, the victim or their family may have legal options…. Read More »

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Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors: For Patients

By Carroll Law Firm |

Research has found that medical errors are a leading cause of death in the United States of America. A medical error is generally a mistake in health care that is preventable and can cause harm to a patient. Medical errors are divided into two main types: errors of omission and errors of commission. Errors… Read More »

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Do I Need an Expert Witness for My Atlanta Medical Malpractice Case?

By Carroll Law Firm |

If you are about to file a medical malpractice claim, you may be asking yourself if you need an expert witness for your case. An expert witness is someone with extensive knowledge or experience in a specific field. So, do you need an expert witness for your Atlanta medical malpractice case? Yes, you need… Read More »

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Common Misdiagnosed Conditions in Children

By Carroll Law Firm |

As a parent, your priority is keeping your child happy, safe, and healthy. There are inevitably times when you must rely on trained professionals to provide medical attention to your child. Pediatricians usually do their work well and provide excellent care to children. However, there are some times when pediatricians do not uphold the… Read More »

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Can You Sue for Medical Malpractice Years Later?

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When a person suffers harm because of a medical professional’s negligence, they are allowed to file a medical malpractice claim against the negligent medical professional and recover compensation. But if you experienced medical malpractice years ago or have just recently started experiencing symptoms after a medical malpractice incident that occurred years ago, can you… Read More »

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