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Refusing a breathalyzer can be a bad decision

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In Georgia, a driver with a breath-alcohol concentration of 0.08% is presumed impaired, but the driver can still be arrested for DUI “less safe” with a […]

Car accidents are the top cause of femur fractures in the U.S.

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When motorcyclists or pedestrians in Georgia are struck by an automobile, they are vulnerable to a number of different lower body injuries. Of these types […]

Negligence during the diagnostic process can harm patients

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When an Athens resident goes to the doctor with a medical concern, they may expect their medical practitioner to evaluate them thoroughly and send them […]

Don’t let an illegal search and seizure lead to your conviction

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A drug crime conviction can threaten to derail your life as you know it. It has the potential to hit you with jail or prison […]

Important Information About Child Support in Georgia

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Parents are expected to provide for their children’s needs regardless of whether they continue their relationships with their co-parents. After a break-up or divorce two […]

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 […]

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