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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

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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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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

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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