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Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

Stroke

Stroke Misdiagnosis and Medical Malpractice

By Carroll Law Firm |

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of long-term disability for Americans. According to the CDC, every three minutes and fourteen seconds, one person dies of a stroke. And when it comes to the frequency of stroke, research suggests that a stroke happens every forty seconds. A stroke occurs… Read More »

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Chiropracter

Chiropractic Negligence

By Carroll Law Firm |

When a person is experiencing back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, elbow pain, or other musculoskeletal issues, they may seek the help of a chiropractor. Chiropractors are healthcare professionals who practice chiropractic treatment, which entails using the hands to help relieve problems with the muscles, bones, and joints. Chiropractors use manual adjustments to restore… Read More »

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What Is a Medical Malpractice Claim Worth in Atlanta in 2024?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Being a victim of medical malpractice can be a nightmare. Medical malpractice can result in severe harm and substantial damages. Medical malpractice can even cause death. Fortunately, after falling victim to medical malpractice in Atlanta, you can recover compensation for your injuries and damages through a medical malpractice claim. To recover compensation, you must… Read More »

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Surgery

The Dangers of Unnecessary Surgical Procedures

By Carroll Law Firm |

It is estimated that surgeons perform approximately 64 million surgical procedures annually in the United States. These procedures range from tooth extraction to open heart surgeries. While most surgeries are crucial and save lives, the truth is that some surgeries are unnecessary. An unnecessary surgery is a surgical procedure that is not indicated, needed,… Read More »

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AvoidMistakes

Mistakes To Avoid When Dealing With a Medical Malpractice Case (For 2024)

By Carroll Law Firm |

Research has found that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States of America. It is estimated that over 250,000 people die annually due to medical errors in the U.S. When medical malpractice does not result in death, it often leads to serious harm. When you are hurt because… Read More »

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Appealing a Medical Malpractice Verdict in Atlanta

By Carroll Law Firm |

When healthcare professionals fail to provide the standard of care expected in their field and cause harm to patients, they are guilty of medical malpractice. A medical professional who commits medical malpractice can be held liable. You can file a malpractice case against a negligent medical professional and seek justice and compensation. If your… Read More »

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When Should You Accept a Settlement Offer in Your Medical Malpractice Case?

By Carroll Law Firm |

After being injured because of a medical professional’s negligence, it is understandable to want to recover compensation as fast as possible and get on with your life. The damages that follow after medical malpractice has occurred can be overwhelming. Receiving a settlement offer from an insurance company can feel like closure. But should victims… Read More »

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Radiology

Types of Cancers That Are Most Commonly Misdiagnosed

By Carroll Law Firm |

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in one year, cancer can claim the lives of almost 10 million people, which means that cancer causes nearly one in six deaths. Timely diagnosis is crucial if someone is to have a good chance of beating cancer. Unfortunately,… Read More »

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Patient

Signs You May Have Been the Victim of Medical Negligence

By Carroll Law Firm |

We place a tremendous amount of trust in medical professionals. While medical professionals often do their work with integrity and excellence, there are times when the standard of care falls short. Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers are still humans who are bound to make mistakes. However, when a medical professional fails to meet… Read More »

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Common Types of Medical Malpractice Claims

By Carroll Law Firm |

When faced with health issues, we trust and put our well-being in the hands of medical professionals. Most healthcare professionals give their patients competent treatment and care. However, medical professionals sometimes make mistakes. When a medical error rises to the level of medical malpractice and causes severe harm, the victim or their family can… Read More »

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