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COVID-19: Defenses if a Party is Unable to Meet Their Contractual Obligations in Georgia

By Carroll Law Firm |

If the coronavirus pandemic has impacted your business’ ability to meet its contractual obligations, you may be considering your options to excuse performance.  Fortunately, there are contractual defenses available, but it may be difficult to use any of them unless your particular situation meets very specific requirements. Invoking a force majeure clause may be… Read More »

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Shareholder/Partnership Disputes When Imposing a Capital Call

By Carroll Law Firm |

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on entire industries and businesses across the nation. As many companies’ revenue has taken a nosedive, and some incurred additional expenses during the coronavirus crisis, partnerships may find no other choice but to request “capital calls” to address their financial struggles. What is a Capital Call… Read More »

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How Majority Shareholders Can Remove Minority Shareholders or Reduce Their Value

By Carroll Law Firm |

Shareholder disputes between majority and minority stockholders are not uncommon in business litigation. There are ways shareholders who own the majority of the company’s stock shares can remove minority holders or reduce their value in the business. The motivation to reduce minority shareholders’ ownership percentage is usually rooted in the majority stockholders’ desire to… Read More »

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Why Many Medical Cases Never Reach the Courthouse Steps

By Carroll Law Firm |

Medical malpractice cases are some of the most challenging and difficult cases to handle in the world of civil litigation.  And the harsh reality is that most instances of medical malpractice never result in a lawsuit.  This reality is a difficult pill to swallow for many, and understandably so, but the law is swayed… Read More »

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Should Honest Mistakes Require Compensation?

By Carroll Law Firm |

One of the many traits we all share is our proclivity to make mistakes from time to time (albeit some more than others).  Jim rear-ends the car in front of him while tuning his truck’s radio.  Dr. Jackson botches a surgery because his mind is preoccupied with an impending divorce.  Most negligence cases in… Read More »

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Surgical Errors Are the Second Leading Cause of Medical Malpractice Claims, a New Study Shows

By Carroll Law Firm |

A new report concludes that surgery is the second most common cause of medical malpractice claims against U.S. doctors overall.  Diagnosis-related claims made up nearly a third of all malpractice claims, according to the study by medical liability insurer Coverys. Coverys analyzed thousands of closed medical malpractice claims from 2014 to 2018 and found… Read More »

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How Long Do You Need to Resolve a Georgia Medical Malpractice Claim?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Most victims of medical malpractice experience severe financial issues related to their damages and losses. Medical bills and loss of income alone can put a considerable amount of strain on a victim’s budget.  Often, it may take two or more years before a medical malpractice claim reaches a conclusion.  The timetable typically depends on… Read More »

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Tips to Protect Yourself from Medication Errors

By Carroll Law Firm |

A medication error may occur when a healthcare provider, pharmacist, or another medical professional prescribes, dispenses, administers, or gives drugs to patients.  Medication mistakes can be prevented, but how do you protect yourself and your family from such errors? Ways to Prevent Medication Errors In order to reduce the risk of a medication error,… Read More »

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Taking Your Partnership Dispute to Court Versus Resolving It Outside of Court

By Carroll Law Firm |

A partnership dispute can arise out of nowhere, which is why it is natural to consider all available options. The first option is to go to court and go through the lengthy and oftentimes expensive litigation process. The second option is to resolve the disagreement outside of court, preferably with the help of an… Read More »

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Attorney Stacey Carroll has again been selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine

By Carroll Law Firm |

Carroll Law Firm is pleased to announce that the firm’s founder, Stacey Carroll, has again been selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine.  This distinction is based on peer nominations and evaluations and an in-depth independent research process.  Only 2% of Georgia’s lawyers receive this honor.    This will mark the sixth… Read More »

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