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The Need For A Medical Expert In Georgia Medical Malpractice Cases

By Carroll Law Firm |

If you sustained an injury because of a medical professional, you might be entitled to file a medical malpractice claim and recover compensation. However, to recover compensation in an Atlanta medical malpractice claim, you must prove negligence on the part of the medical professional. Under Georgia law, you must have a medical expert to… Read More »

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Tips For Maximizing Your Compensation In Your Atlanta Medical Malpractice Case

By Carroll Law Firm |

If you are harmed by the negligence of a doctor, hospital or other healthcare provider, you are entitled to recover compensation for damages such as medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost wages. For instance, if you suffered an injury due to a misdiagnosis, medication error, or incorrect treatment, you might be qualified to… Read More »

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How To Prepare For Your First Meeting With A Medical Malpractice Attorney

By Carroll Law Firm |

It is estimated that only 2.9% of victims of medical negligence file claims to recover compensation for their injuries. If this is accurate, it means that a huge number of people are not taking steps to recover the compensation they deserve after suffering from medical malpractice. Do not be one of these people. If… Read More »

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Some Common Mistakes To Avoid When Dealing With A Georgia Medical Malpractice Claim

By Carroll Law Firm |

If you suffered an injury because a medical professional or hospital acted negligently, you might be entitled to recover compensation through a medical malpractice claim. However, dealing with a medical malpractice claim can be an exhausting and confusing process. That’s why it is advisable to retain a skilled medical malpractice attorney. An attorney can… Read More »

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How Much Can I Recover In A Georgia Medical Malpractice Case?

By Carroll Law Firm |

Unfortunately, incidents of medical malpractice are quite common. Every year, tens of thousands of medical malpractice cases are filed in the United States of America. Some people fall victim to medication errors, while others fall victim to surgical and diagnostic errors. Fortunately, people who fall victim to medical negligence in Georgia have the right… Read More »

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C-Sections: Surgical Errors And Delayed C-Sections

By Carroll Law Firm |

The CDC estimates that, in 2020, 31.8% of all deliveries occurred by cesarean. A cesarean delivery (C-section) is a type of surgical procedure used to deliver a baby through cuts in the uterus and abdomen. Often, C-sections are planned ahead of time, and other times C-sections are done as a last resort. However, regardless… Read More »

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3 Myths About Diagnosis Errors Debunked

By Carroll Law Firm |

If you were misdiagnosed in Georgia, you may have the right to file a medical malpractice claim and recover compensation. You may also have a right to file a medical malpractice claim if a health professional failed to timely diagnose your illness. Generally, you may have the right to file a medical malpractice claim… Read More »

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Are Punitive Damages Available In Georgia Medical Malpractice Cases?

By Carroll Law Firm |

In Georgia, courts award punitive damages to punish a defendant for particularly egregious conduct. Unlike compensatory damages, punitive damages are intended to punish the defendant for intentional or malicious misconduct rather than compensate the victim for their losses. But do Georgia courts award punitive damages in medical malpractice cases? The short answer is, “It… Read More »

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Can You File A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit For Communication Errors Or Miscommunication?

By Carroll Law Firm |

People in Atlanta and other parts of Georgia reasonably expect to receive the best medical care possible when they go to a hospital or visit a doctor. Unfortunately, miscommunication between medical professionals is considered a leading cause of preventable harm to patients. One study called communication gaffes “a root cause of medical malpractice claims.”… Read More »

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Can You Sue A Hospital If A Doctor Committed Medical Malpractice?

By Carroll Law Firm |

When a doctor commits medical malpractice, you may assume that the doctor is the only party you can sue to recover damages. However, in many cases, it is also possible to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital where the treatment occurred. It is highly recommended to talk with an Atlanta medical malpractice… Read More »

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