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Medical Malpractice

Two approaches to medical malpractice litigation

The divergent approaches to errors made in the health care industry are evident in two stories. In the first story, a woman entered a hospital for a routine hysterectomy, fully expecting to be released the following day. Instead, a series of medical errors resulted in her spending weeks in a […]

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Thu Mar 16, 8:50pm

Medical Malpractice

JURY AWARD FOR NEGLIGENT PAP SMEAR READ

Earlier this week a jury awarded $15.8 million dollars against Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) in a wrongful death action for negligently misreading two pap smear slides that showed evidence of cervical cancer. The award was made to the family of a 37 year-old woman who died of cervical […]

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Mon Apr 28, 8:45pm

In The News

Saving Lives, Saving Costs Act

Earlier last month, United States Representatives Andy Barr of Kentucky and Ami Bera, MD, of California introduced legislation they entitled “Saving Lives, Saving Costs Act.” Supporters of this measure have packaged it as a tool to protect patient safety. In fact, the proposed law is nothing more than a thinly […]

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Mon Apr 7, 7:45pm

Medical Malpractice

Elder Abuse

Recent reports indicate that elder abuse in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities throughout our Georgia communities has become a shockingly common problem. The United States Administration on Aging estimates that at least 10% of older Americans, constituting over 5 million individuals, experience abuse each year, with many of […]

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Thu Jun 27, 8:53pm

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