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Misdiagnosis frequent with serious conditions

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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 […]

Finding evidence for medical malpractice

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If you experienced injury or lost a loved one in the Georgia health care system, you may feel certain the staff or facility is to […]

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