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Common Medical Errors in Hospitals and Clinics

When you seek treatment from a doctor, nurse or other medical professional, you expect that person to use his or her education, training and expertise to provide you with the Read More

Georgia Supreme Court Says Hospital Can Be Liable for Successful Intubation

A woman whose mother was intubated and kept alive until her kidneys shut down — despite her wishes stated in an advance directive — can sue the healthcare provider for Read More

Who is Allowed to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

If a loved one has passed away due to someone else’s negligence, you may have the right to file a wrongful death claim. The lawsuits exist to compensate the family Read More

Determining Responsibility for Hospital Negligence

When a patient receives improper treatment in a hospital, that person may have the option of suing for negligence. Determining who is liable for a patient’s injuries depends on many Read More

Doctors Usually Cannot Be Defendants in Hospital Negligence, Malpractice Claims

If you are injured or somehow harmed while undergoing treatment in a hospital, you may have the ability to sue the hospital for negligence. In most cases, however, the doctor Read More

Filing Wrongful Death Lawsuits After Incidents of Malpractice

If a patient dies as a result of medical malpractice, the family of that patient may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the health care provider Read More

Study: One in 25 Patients Suffer Infections in Hospitals

According to information from a new study released in the New England Journal of Medicine, about one out of every 25 people seeking treatment at hospitals in 2011 contracted some Read More

How to Prove Hospital Negligence in Malpractice Cases

Hospitals can, in some situations, be liable for the negligence of their employees, including nurses, medical assistants, paramedics and technicians. If the employee in question in a malpractice claim was Read More

Xarelto the Target of Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of a man in Vermont who died in August 2012 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the drug company Xarelto. The man died after fewer than 10 Read More

Greater Efforts Needed to Combat Hospital Infections

People go to hospitals in order to get well. However, in some cases the hospitals themselves may actually be making them sick. Despite a great deal of progress in raising Read More

Georgia Hospitals Show Cause for Alarm in Infection Rates

While the rates of hospital-borne infections are dropping across the United States, they still remain a significant problem. Moreover, the decreases in rate of infection are not uniform across the Read More

State Oversight of Georgia Healthcare Facilities

Caring for ailing patients is a difficult job with ample opportunities to cause harm unless done with the utmost care and professionalism. In the nursing home setting, these concerns are Read More

If a Prescription Drug Overdose Death Occurs, is the Medical Professional Liable?

An Atlanta-area woman recently died from an accidental overdose of prescription medication. Authorities state that 38-year-old Joy Wommack, of Duval, died in October 2012 from a lethal combination of Xanax, Valium, and Read More

Bacteria Ravages Area Hospitals: If You Were Sickened, was the Hospital Negligent?

An “untreatable” and highly lethal bacteria strain is infecting patients in Atlanta-area medical facilities. Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) kills up to half the people it infects. CRE is resistant to most all Read More

What Makes a Hospital Negligence Case?

Have you ever watched a hospital drama on television like Grey’s Anatomy and thought to yourself, “This storyline is ridiculous because something like that would never happen in real life.” However, Read More

The Dangers of Pharmacy Errors

Prescription drugs are commonplace in most people’s homes.  Prescriptions can range from a one-time antibiotic to treat your daughter’s ear infection to routine prescriptions to treat chronic conditions like high Read More

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