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Phone Calls Interrupting Nurses Lead to More Medication Errors, a New Study Shows

By Carroll Law Firm |

Medical professionals face more challenges in 2020 than ever before. Doctors see dozens – some even hundreds – of patients every day, while all members of hospital staff, including nurses, must adapt to the ever-changing demands of new technology in healthcare. All these factors can cause extreme stress and fatigue in nurses and other… Read More »

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5 Factors Behind Partnership Disputes in Georgia’s Business Litigation

By Carroll Law Firm |

In business litigation, a partnership is an arrangement in which two or more individuals or entities engage in business relations to share in the profits. Business partners may disagree on a variety of aspects in partnership, especially when they encounter financial or other problems. Disagreements between business partners are a delicate matter that must… Read More »

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7 Hospital Errors That Could Cost You Your Life

By Carroll Law Firm |

Certain medical errors are more prevalent than others and can put lives in jeopardy. The consequences of hospital mistakes are more severe than you might imagine. If you were injured due to the negligence of a healthcare provider, speak with an Atlanta hospital error attorney to explore your options. How Common Are Hospital Errors… Read More »

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How Can Healthcare Providers Prevent Diagnosis Errors?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, and failure to diagnose can mean the difference between life and death. Diagnosis errors can cause a tremendous amount of pain and suffering or leave a patient disabled and injured for the rest of his or her life. Yet, misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose a disease, such as cancer, continues to… Read More »

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Is It Medical Malpractice When a Surgical Error Leads to Infection or Sepsis?

By Carroll Law Firm |

There are times when patients develop infections and sepsis as a result of surgical errors. Sometimes, these errors are caused by the surgeon or other members of the medical staff’s failure to follow safety procedures intended to prevent infections. When a surgical error leads to infection and causes serious or permanent damage – or,… Read More »

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What is “Standard of Care?” in Medical Malpractice

By Carroll Law Firm |

If you are facing a medical injury or suffered at the hands of a careless healthcare provider, then you are already dealing with a lot of uncertainty. In some cases, people lose their spouses, children and other close relatives, simply because someone failed to follow standard guidelines. This is commonly referred to as malpractice…. Read More »

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What Makes a Product Defective?

By Carroll Law Firm |

You’ve probably heard stories about machinery, appliances or automobiles that fail, causing tragic injuries. People often receive sizable monetary awards due to these injuries. But not all injuries are covered, and not all bad merchandise is necessarily “defective” under the law. So, how do you tell the difference? First, if you are in doubt… Read More »

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Your Legal Options Following a Surgical Error

By Carroll Law Firm |

The area of medical malpractice covers a wide range of professional negligence, including diagnostic and medication errors. Some of the most common and devastating types of medical malpractice claims, however, are based on surgical error, which can leave patients permanently disabled, and in some tragic cases, can even result in death. To learn more… Read More »

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Recovering Compensation for Diagnostic Errors

By Carroll Law Firm |

Diagnosing and treating medical conditions is a complex process that comes with a certain amount of risk, which is why many patients are required to sign consent forms before obtaining treatment. However, when a healthcare professional’s mistake goes beyond unavoidable risks and reaches the level of negligence or recklessness, that individual can be held… Read More »

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Carroll Law Firm Reaches Six-Figure Settlement in Defective Flip-Flop Case

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The Carroll Law Firm recently reached a confidential settlement well into six figures for a client who fell and fractured her shoulder after her flip-flop came apart. While the distributor of the shoe claimed that the client stumbled and broke the flip-flop during the fall, the Firm’s investigation revealed a prior lawsuit between the… Read More »

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