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

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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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What’s The Difference Between Medical Errors And Medical Malpractice?

By Carroll Law Firm |

If you suffered harm when receiving medical treatment or undergoing surgery, you need to determine if you were hurt due to a medical error or medical malpractice. While many people believe that these two terms are synonymous, there is a difference. Not every medical error amounts to medical malpractice. Thus, if you were injured… Read More »

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What Is An Expert Affidavit In Georgia’s Medical Malpractice Cases?

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Under Georgia law, plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases must file a medical expert’s sworn statement to support their claims. Without an expert affidavit, the plaintiff’s medical malpractice case is subject to dismissal. Our Atlanta medical malpractice attorney Stacey Carroll can help you prepare a proper expert affidavit in your particular case. Get a case… Read More »

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7 Common Signs Of Surgical Errors

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It is not uncommon for patients to develop post-surgery complications. However, many patients are not able to recognize the signs of surgical errors. Let’s take a look at the symptoms that may indicate that your surgery went wrong. If you developed any complications after the surgery, do not hesitate to consult with an Atlanta… Read More »

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How To Gather Evidence For Your Medical Malpractice Claim?

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If you or your loved one has been a victim of medical error, it is vital to begin gathering evidence for your medical malpractice lawsuit. Collecting evidence and proving medical malpractice is a critical part of suing a negligent or careless doctor or hospital. It is advisable to contact a skilled medical malpractice attorney… Read More »

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What Is Urology Malpractice, And Can You Sue Your Urologist For Medical Errors?

By Carroll Law Firm |

The urinary tract is linked to many vital systems in the human body, including the reproductive and digestive. For this reason, urologists are held to high standards of care when treating urinary disorders. Many urinary disorders require surgical procedures. Urologic surgery can result in complications if the procedure goes wrong due to medical errors…. Read More »

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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?

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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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Can I Sue ER Doctors for Emergency Room Malpractice?

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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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Can Language Barriers Lead to Medical Malpractice?

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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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