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Archive for the ‘Medical Malpractice’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

Finding evidence for medical malpractice


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?


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?


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 […]

What makes a case medical malpractice?


Mistakes happen in every field, and medical professions are no exception. Sometimes, doctors, nurses and diagnostic personnel get it wrong. Some medical mistakes are more […]

Are there special requirements for malpractice expert testimony?


If a Georgia doctor, physician or health care provider caused you harm either through action or inaction, you may wish to file a medical malpractice […]

Signs that you should not be discharged from a hospital


If you are injured in a car wreck or are afflicted with a disease that requires a hospital stay in Georgia, you should feel confident […]

The high death rate of medical malpractice


Americans live in the most advanced era of medical technology in history. The accelerated pace of improved surgery techniques, new drugs and an enhanced understanding […]

No instrument left behind: New technology counts surgical tools


Before undergoing surgery in Georgia, you will probably have at least one long talk with the doctor about the procedure. One question that may never […]

Recognizing the signs of whiplash after a car crash


After a Georgia car accident, crash victims should receive medical attention immediately. This way, if the victim does choose to sue for compensation, he or […]

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