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Can I Sue For Surgery Complications?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Unfortunately, many surgeries are associated with certain risks and complications. However, in some cases, surgery complications may arise without a patient being warned about them. Statistically speaking, over 40% of all patients experience post-surgical complications. Those complications can range from minor to fatal, which is why many patients wonder, “Can I sue a hospital… Read More »

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Can I Sue A Hospital For Refusing To Treat Me?

By Carroll Law Firm |

If a hospital refused to treat you, you might be able to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit to recover damages. Under federal law, all hospitals that participate in Medicare are required to provide emergency treatment to patients who need it, even if the patient is uninsured or cannot pay. Are Hospitals Required to Provide… Read More »

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Are Oral Agreements Enforceable in Georgia?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Sometimes, business partners or entities enter into oral agreements. Generally, oral agreements are enforceable and binding in the State of Georgia. However, the enforceability of an oral contract depends on the type of agreement and facts of your case. If you had an oral agreement and the other party breached the contract, you may… Read More »

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Piercing the Corporate Veil: How to Avoid Personal Liability for Business Debt?

By Carroll Law Firm |

As any business owner in Georgia may know, a corporation’s “veil of protection” shields owners and shareholders from personal liability. However, Georgia courts may still be able to “pierce the corporate veil” to hold members of the corporation and shareholders personally liable for business debt. It is essential to consult with an Atlanta business… Read More »

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How to Sue a Competitor for Commercial Disparagement?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Commercial disparagement – also known as product disparagement – is false advertising and a form of defamation applicable to business entities. Businesses often draw a comparison between their products or services and their competitor’s. However, when a business entity ends up making false or misleading statements about the competitor’s products, they can be sued… Read More »

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What to Do if You Were Misdiagnosed in Georgia?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Being misdiagnosed or receiving a wrong diagnosis can be very disheartening and frustrating, but you need to know how to help yourself and protect your legal rights if you were a victim of misdiagnosis. Contact our Atlanta diagnosis error attorney Stacey Carroll if you have reason to believe that you received a wrong diagnosis…. Read More »

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Can I Sue ER Doctors for Emergency Room Malpractice?

By Carroll Law Firm |

The fast-paced nature of emergency rooms can result in many types of medical errors. When emergency room doctors fail to adhere to accepted standards of care, and patients get hurt due to their mistakes, the injured patients may be entitled to compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit. Many hospitals and emergency rooms are understaffed… Read More »

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Product Disparagement Claims in Georgia

By Carroll Law Firm |

In the modern era of eCommerce, competition has become very extreme and brutal. Unfortunately, however, many companies approach competition with a malicious attitude. Unfair competition and other deceptive trade practices are not lawful ways to compete. A not-so-uncommon tactic many companies use to steal their competitor’s customers is product disparagement. Product disparagement occurs when… Read More »

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Can Language Barriers Lead to Medical Malpractice?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Nearly 22% of the U.S. population speaks a language other than English at home, according to an analysis of Census Bureau data for 2018. The fact that one in five U.S. residents speaks a foreign language at home contributes to the increased risk of medical malpractice due to miscommunication. Statistically speaking, non-English speaking people… Read More »

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Things to Consider When Using Business Valuation to Resolve a Shareholder Dispute

By Carroll Law Firm |

Since business valuation plays a pivotal role in resolving shareholder disputes, it is important to consider a number of factors to ensure that your conflict does not lead to time-consuming and expensive litigation. Often, shareholder disputes occur when minority shareholders feel that their rights were violated or when majority shareholders attempt to squeeze them… Read More »

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