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How to Check Your Doctor’s Medical Malpractice History in Georgia

By Carroll Law Firm |

Many patients are curious to know whether their doctor has been sued for medical malpractice. Luckily, there are ways to check if your doctor has been sued before. However, doing so can be complicated. The most common reason why people want to know whether their physician has been sued for medical errors is that… Read More »

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What is the Standard of Care in Medical Malpractice Cases in Georgia?

By Carroll Law Firm |

If a doctor has made a medical error that resulted in your injury, you might be able to sue the negligent physician for medical malpractice. However, filing a medical malpractice claim can be complicated because you are required to prove that the medical procedure or treatment fell below the accepted “standard of care.” Failure… 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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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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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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Phone Calls Interrupting Nurses Lead to More Medication Errors, a New Study Shows

By Carroll Law Firm |

Medical professionals face more challenges in 2020 than ever before. Doctors see dozens – some even hundreds – of patients every day, while all members of hospital staff, including nurses, must adapt to the ever-changing demands of new technology in healthcare. All these factors can cause extreme stress and fatigue in nurses and other… Read More »

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What is “Standard of Care?” in Medical Malpractice

By Carroll Law Firm |

If you are facing a medical injury or suffered at the hands of a careless healthcare provider, then you are already dealing with a lot of uncertainty.  In some cases, people lose their spouses, children and other close relatives, simply because someone failed to follow standard guidelines. This is commonly referred to as malpractice…. Read More »

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Your Legal Options Following a Surgical Error

By Carroll Law Firm |

The area of medical malpractice covers a wide range of professional negligence, including diagnostic and medication errors. Some of the most common and devastating types of medical malpractice claims, however, are based on surgical error, which can leave patients permanently disabled, and in some tragic cases, can even result in death. To learn more… Read More »

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Recovering Compensation for Diagnostic Errors

By Carroll Law Firm |

Diagnosing and treating medical conditions is a complex process that comes with a certain amount of risk, which is why many patients are required to sign consent forms before obtaining treatment. However, when a healthcare professional’s mistake goes beyond unavoidable risks and reaches the level of negligence or recklessness, that individual can be held… Read More »

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