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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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Carroll Law Firm Reaches One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) Settlement

By Carroll Law Firm |

Carroll Law Firm reached a settlement with a liquor store in the amount of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) for a client who sustained a fractured cervical vertebrae from a fall in the store. The client required a fusion surgery and suffered from ongoing nerve pain and tingling following surgery. After filing a lawsuit based… Read More »

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Depressed Doctors More Likely to Commit Medical Malpractice, a New Study Says

By Carroll Law Firm |

An increasing number of studies indicate that America is amidst an alarming epidemic of physician burnout, and the situation keeps getting worse by the year. As an ever-increasing number of doctors keep experiencing burnout, work-related stress, and depression, more medical malpractice lawsuits are filed by patients and their surviving families. If your doctor seems… Read More »

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Getting out in Front of Contract Disputes

By Carroll Law Firm |

In the business world, contract disputes occur for a multitude of reasons ranging from defective services and merchandise to fraud.  If the parties are unable to resolve the dispute on their own, litigation may be the only option. If a contract was breached by another company or contractor, or your business is being accused… Read More »

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6 Examples of Unfair Competition Against a Business

By Carroll Law Firm |

Many companies across Atlanta and across Georgia encounter unfair competition on a daily basis, but only a tiny percentage of them take legal action to protect their interests and punish the other company that uses wrong, deceptive, or fraudulent business practices to gain a competitive advantage. It can be frustrating to see your competitors… Read More »

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