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Is Wandering Off The Grounds (Elopement) Medical Malpractice?
Certain facilities like memory care units and psychiatric facilities have care plans in place that ensure that individuals who wander don’t wander anywhere that can hurt them. Because it is a part of the care plan, it constitutes medical malpractice when a patient “elopes” from the premises. The term “elopement” is used to describe… Read More »
Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim? (An Overview Of Georgia Law)
Losing a close loved one in a fatal accident is heartbreaking and emotionally devastating—especially so when it was an accident that could have easily been prevented with proper safety precautions. A wrongful death claim allows surviving family members to hold the at-fault party legally liable. This raises an important question: Can anyone who was… Read More »
Medical Malpractice In Georgia: What Is An Expert Affidavit?
Did you or a loved one suffer an adverse outcome after receiving medical care in Atlanta? You may have a medical malpractice claim against a doctor, hospital, or other health care provider. Under Georgia law, a plaintiff must have an expert affidavit to proceed with a medical malpractice claim. In this article, our Atlanta… Read More »
A Great Personal Injury Attorney Should Have the Following Qualities
Experience: A great personal injury attorney should have years of experience handling cases similar to yours. They should have a track record of success and be familiar with the local court system. Knowledge: A great personal injury attorney should have a deep understanding of personal injury law, including statutes of limitations, negligence, and liability…. Read More »
Fulton Jurors Award $9M in Med Mal Case Over Too-Tight Cast
A Fulton County jury rendered a $9,000,000.00 verdict for The Moses Firm’s client against Resurgens and Yvonne Satterwhite, MD for wrapping a 7-year-old boys arm with Coban and an Ace wrap too tightly causing him a lifelong disfigurement and disability to his dominant arm and hand. Learn More Here
Neurosurgeon Faces Lawsuit After Patient Suffers Facial Paralysis
A prominent neurosurgeon is accused of advocating for a risky surgery and violating the patient’s consent leaving the patient with permanent facial paralysis according to a recent lawsuit that is being televised by CVN. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff suffered hearing loss due to a benign neuroma. The patient elected to have the… Read More »
$19.7 Million Verdict Laid At Feet Of Doctor Who Dismissed His Patient’s Claims
A female patient who went to her primary doctor for decades before seeing a neurologist was diagnosed with a mass on her spine causing the pain. The primary physician failed to consider her complaints believing that she was just old. Zebras happen in the medical field and if you only see horses, then you’ll… Read More »
12-Year-Old Faces Amputation After 10-Hour Wait In ER
A 12-year-old girl fell and broke her leg at school. Unfortunately, it happens all the time. The family has now filed a lawsuit against the hospital that made her wait 10 hours before finally examining her. By that point, the leg had to be amputated. The plaintiffs claim they told the ER staff that… Read More »
Insurer Hit With $52M Verdict After Refusing To Defend Dentist
A New Mexico dentist was stripped of his medical license and sued by the families of 17 patients who later died of complications related to opioids. The original case was filed in 2012. Doctors carry medical malpractice insurance policies that indemnify them from lawsuits filed from patients. That means that they take on the… Read More »
Can I Sue A Community Health Center For Medical Malpractice?
A Georgia woman died at the age of 38 from cancer. Two years earlier, she had gone to a community health center where the doctors discovered abnormal cells. They never told her about the cells. The cancer spread until it became terminal. Her family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the clinic, but… Read More »