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7 Common Signs Of Surgical Errors

By Carroll Law Firm |

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?

By Carroll Law Firm |

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?

By Carroll Law Firm |

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?

By Carroll Law Firm |

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?

By Carroll Law Firm |

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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OB-GYN Medical Malpractice: Common Types of Obstetric or Gynecology Negligence

By Carroll Law Firm |

OB-GYN medical malpractice refers to the failure on the part of an obstetrician or gynecologist to adhere to the accepted standard of care while providing medical care. Obstetricians and gynecologists – commonly referred to as OB-GYNS – are the most frequently sued medical professionals, according to Medscape. What is Obstetric/Gynecology (OB-GYN) Medical Malpractice? Any… Read More »

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How to Sue a Doctor for Medical Malpractice in Georgia

By Carroll Law Firm |

We rely on doctors and their knowledge when something bad happens to us, whether it is a gradually developing condition or an injury stemming from a car accident. Unfortunately, doctors sometimes make mistakes (which is why they carry insurance), and those medical errors can result in harm and negative consequences. How a Medical Malpractice… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice in Radiology: When Can You Sue a Radiologist?

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Medical errors are not uncommon in radiology.  Radiologists deal with the interpretation of diagnostic imaging such as MRIs, CT scans, X-Rays, ultrasounds, sonograms, and many more. Radiology is one of the medical fields most likely to be subject to medical malpractice and negligence. Types of Medical Errors in Radiology Malpractice Researchers found that the… Read More »

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