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C-Sections: Surgical Errors And Delayed C-Sections

By Carroll Law Firm |

The CDC estimates that, in 2020, 31.8% of all deliveries occurred by cesarean. A cesarean delivery (C-section) is a type of surgical procedure used to deliver a baby through cuts in the uterus and abdomen. Often, C-sections are planned ahead of time, and other times C-sections are done as a last resort. However, regardless… Read More »

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A Brief Guide On Georgia’s Premises Liability Laws

By Carroll Law Firm |

Simply put, premises liability is a legal doctrine in America that declares a property owner is responsible for injuries sustained on their property due to their negligence. In the U.S., all property owners are required to make a reasonable effort to maintain safety on their premises. If you were injured in Georgia on a… Read More »

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Diagnosis Errors Are The Most Common Reasons For Medical Malpractice Claims Involving Children, Study Finds

By Carroll Law Firm |

Unfortunately, just like adults, children also fall victim to medical malpractice. If your child suffered injuries or died due to medical malpractice, you should talk to a qualified medical malpractice attorney. An attorney can help you file a medical malpractice claim or lawsuit and recover  compensation . Medical malpractice claims involving children can arise… Read More »

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Can You Sue A Plastic Surgeon For A Botched Plastic Surgery?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Plastic surgery usually occurs for the purposes of reconstructing parts of the body. This is different from cosmetic surgery, and it is crucial that you understand the difference between the two. Cosmetic surgery is where an individual chooses to have an invasive medical procedure or an operation, including surgery, to cosmetically change their appearance… Read More »

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Top 6 Reasons To Consider Arbitration For Your Partnership Dispute

By Carroll Law Firm |

Arbitration is an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) method where one or more individuals hear a dispute and render a binding decision. An ADR method is any method of resolving a dispute without going to court. Arbitration is one of the most effective and convenient forms of ADR. So, how exactly does arbitration work? When… Read More »

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3 Myths About Diagnosis Errors Debunked

By Carroll Law Firm |

If you were misdiagnosed in Georgia, you may have the right to file a medical malpractice claim and recover compensation. You may also have a right to file a medical malpractice claim if a health professional failed to timely diagnose your illness. Generally, you may have the right to file a medical malpractice claim… Read More »

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3 Reasons To Hire A Partnership Dispute Lawyer In Atlanta, GA

By Carroll Law Firm |

Why You Need to Hire a Partnership Dispute Lawyer A business partnership lawyer can assist you with all the legal matters related to your business. At Carroll Law Firm, we routinely represent individuals involved in disputes with their business partner. These disputes can arise for numerous reasons, such as the following: Breach of contract… Read More »

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How To Prove Failure To Diagnose When Pursuing A Medical Malpractice Claim?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Failure to diagnose, misdiagnosis, and other diagnosis-related mistakes can result in incorrect or delayed treatment. When a doctor fails to diagnose a patient’s condition, the patient may not receive any treatment at all. Both misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis may warrant a medical malpractice claim. However, proving that your doctor was negligent is no easy… Read More »

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Are Punitive Damages Available In Georgia Medical Malpractice Cases?

By Carroll Law Firm |

In Georgia, courts award punitive damages to punish a defendant for particularly egregious conduct. Unlike compensatory damages, punitive damages are intended to punish the defendant for intentional or malicious misconduct rather than compensate the victim for their losses. But do Georgia courts award punitive damages in medical malpractice cases? The short answer is, “It… Read More »

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What Are Your Rights During Contract Disputes?

By Carroll Law Firm |

A contract is a legally binding document between two or more parties. Typically, a contract is signed between one party providing goods or property or performing services in exchange for something of value, such as monetary compensation. A contract is considered valid and enforceable when it consists of four elements: offer, consideration, acceptance, and… Read More »

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