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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 […]

What makes a case medical malpractice?

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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?

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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

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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 […]

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