An ally in your case: The importance of Legal Nurse Consultants

In any medical malpractice case, a strong team is of utmost importance, and you, the client, are the most important member. You want to feel heard, educated, and, most importantly, supported. In a medical malpractice case, your attorney is your legal expert; the person to help you navigate the legal side of the case. Another …

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Knowing Your Laws and the Importance of Expert Witnesses in a Medical Malpractice Case

We trust our healthcare professionals; however, when a medical provider fails to uphold the standard of care expected, provides an incorrect diagnosis, or suggests improper medication or treatment, the provider may be guilty of medical malpractice. It is hard to imagine, but millions of malpractice cases are filed each year, so what can you do …

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What Is Assumption Of Risk & How Does It Affect My Atlanta Medical Malpractice Case

In this fast paced modern culture, people participate in all sorts of entertaining and often risky activities which, by their very nature, can cause all sorts of harm: examples are activities such as jet or water skiing, playing football, snowboarding, rock climbing, even attending a baseball game! Although these are things people love to do, …

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10 Questions to Ask A Personal Injury Attorney

Attorney FAQ IMPORTANT QUESTIONS WHICH SHOULD BE ASKED BEFORE HIRING A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY Like any important life decision, potential clients should ask some basic questions before hiring a personal injury or medical malpractice attorney. What many may not realize is that if they have a good case, they can hire a first-rate attorney at …

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Plastic Surgery Mistakes and Malpractice

Medical Malpractice: Plastic Surgery Gone Wrong The popularity of plastic surgery, and the demand for body corrections and enhancements have given us new options that are available here locally, to Metro Atlanta and Cobb County. Plastic surgery is even affordable now, available to most of us through a line of credit. Going to a plastic …

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Know Your Patient Information And Privacy Rights

EXPLAINING HIPPA: In 1996, President Clinton signed into law the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (commonly known as “HIPAA”). In a nutshell, HIPAA provides the patient with health information privacy rights which all patients should understand.   As a patient, you have the right to fully exercise the rights provided to you by …

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Atlanta Area Drivers Are Distracted And It’s A Deadly Epidemic

What is distracted driving? According to the CDC, there are three general “types” of distraction which interfere with normal driving habits. First, there is the “visual” distraction, which involves activities that take your eyes off the road. Second, there is the “manual” distraction, which involves behaviors that take your hands off the wheel. Finally, there …

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Who Is Responsible For Mistakes At Atlanta Area Hospitals

In many of our hospital/medical malpractice cases, we are seeing an alarming trend which needs to be brought to light.  More and more, hospitals are replacing experienced, seasoned nurses with nurses with little to no hospital experience. Why? The answer is simple: to make more money.  You see “experience” commands higher wages and the hospital …

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What To Do And Not Do If You’ve Been In A Car Accident

I’ve Just Been In A Car Accident And Don’t Know What To Do Let’s face it… car accidents happen and, inevitably, it will always come as a surprise! Most of us have experienced, either as a passenger or a driver, the all too often scenario of driving along a road or highway (or sitting at …

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The Kardashians And The Law, A Little Levity

Those famous Kardashian sisters recently lost a federal appellate court opinion, but along the way we at least got a few chuckles from the Judge who wrote the appellate opinion. In a nutshell, Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian wanted to compel arbitration with a makeup company that filed a lawsuit against the reality TV stars …

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