The Cook & Tolley Blog

Archive for 2020

Misdiagnosis frequent with serious conditions


Accurate diagnosis is vital for treating disease. But one in 10 people with dangerous symptoms from cancers, infections or major vascular events, are misdiagnosed or […]

How to recover damages for medical malpractice in Georgia


Virtually every adult in the state of Georgia has a rudimentary understanding of the term “medical malpractice.” For most people, the term refers to a […]

Foreign objects in your body could cause health issues


When done properly, a surgical procedure can help to fix broken bones, remove a tumor or otherwise help you overcome a medical problem. However, if […]

Estate planning tools to help guide you through the process


Estate planning is an important step for everyone to take, and the legal process provides valuable resources to help guide each individual through their estate […]

Holding healthcare professionals accountable for mistakes


We at Cook & Tolley, LLP, value very much the healthcare professionals in Georgia. When good care is given, it is a wonderful thing. However, […]

Tragedy at local Nursing Home


We at Cook & Tolley, LLP, are saddened to learn that 10 residents at PruittHealth – Grandview in Athens, Georgia, died in recent weeks, apparently […]

Surgery is the second highest cause of malpractice suits


Surgical procedures are intended to cure but may come with risks. Surgery, in fact, was cited as the second highest cause for medical malpractice legal claims according […]

Important factors to consider when purchasing commercial property


There are many reasons that people own property in Georgia. It could be residential property that they use as their home or as a rental […]

How common is a medical misdiagnosis?


When you seek medical care because you know something is wrong with your health, you may worry about if your doctor will get your diagnosis […]

How may I get visitation rights to my grandchildren?


Georgia has become an increasingly difficult State for grandparent visitation rights. Just as recently as June of 2018, the Georgia Supreme Court has found portions […]

What should we consider make when drafting a parenting plan?


Divorce is difficult for your whole family. As parents, it is important for you and your spouse to make decisions that are good for your […]

We’re here for you.

Please reach out to us today.