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Archive for the ‘Medical Malpractice’ Category

Common medical errors made in a hospital setting

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Whether we are entering the hospital for a planned procedure or whether we are receiving emergency care, we expect the physicians and other medical professionals […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is a public board order a cause for concern?

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When choosing a doctor, two of the most important factors are trust and competence. It is important that the doctor is someone you trust. It […]

Is medical malpractice declining?

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When you have to undergo medical care in Georgia, the last thing you ever suspect to happen is for your doctor to make some type […]

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