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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 breach of agreement, negligence, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress, according to a July 5 decision by the Georgia Supreme Court. The court upheld […]

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, a recent incident might just change your mind. A hospital in Ohio accidentally threw out a kidney that was supposed to be transplanted into […]