Medical Malpractice

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The Dangers of Premature Psychiatric Patient Discharge If you or a loved one is admitted to a hospital or medical facility, you would hope that the doctors and health care workers there have your best interest in mind over monetary gain. One would expect to be taken care of and…

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Georgia Doctors Performing In-Office Surgeries With social media setting a precedent for beauty trends and body image, the rate of cosmetic procedures and surgeries is on the rise. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, in 2018, 1,811,740 individuals had plastic surgery, and 15,909,931 individuals had minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures done….

Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits The Washington Post recently described the plight of a woman who needed surgery for a prolapse of the wall between her rectum and her vagina. During the operation, her surgeon lifted and reinforced her bladder with vaginal mesh. For two years after the surgery, the patient suffered from constant pain. She…

A wrongful death is a death that is caused by another individual’s wrongful actions. A wrongful act can be intentional, reckless, or careless. A homicide is an example of an intentional wrongful act. However, a person who acts in self-defense (as recognized by Georgia law) or a police officer who acts in…

Unless your eyes have started to glaze over at frequent mentions of the meaningless term “judicial hellhole” in media stories, you may have noticed that the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) has released its annual “judicial hellhole” list. California claimed the top spot, followed by Florida. What you might not…

How Do Lawyers Get Paid? Most people are afraid to hire a lawyer because lawyers can be expensive. In some cases, that’s true. But not as often as some think. Lawyers who handle divorces, draft wills, or handle in real estate may charge by the hour or a flat fee….