Georgia Personal Injury Blog
Significant research has shown that women are more likely than men to have illnesses go undiagnosed, be misdiagnosed, or experience delayed diagnosis—particularly for certain conditions. There is also evidence that women tend to have to wait longer than men for treatment, especially when it comes to pain management.
Our Atlanta husband-and-wife legal team wants to take a look at three prominent ailments that women and girls commonly have a hard time getting diagnosed. We often handle serious cases of illness and injury.
Today, Grant Law Office would like to discuss an aspect of medical malpractice we’ve had substantial experience with: kidney failure due to medical professionals’ errors. Two of our recent clients suffered different forms of malpractice, but both ended up with kidney failure and are awaiting transplants.
After putting your best foot forward for our 2019 scholarship (for which we thank you!), Grant Law Office is ready to announce the Georgia student who will be taking $1,000 to college. Our warmest congratulations to:
Last year, an overwhelming 5,000+ applicants sent in their information to our Best Foot Forward Scholarship, and as exciting as that was, it also exhausted our office staff. Reading through all those essays was time-consuming, although we read many, many good pieces. So for 2019, we narrowed our focus to our home state of Georgia: only students planning to go to school here (or already enrolled!) were eligible to apply. We received many good entries, and now, we’re ready to name names. Who’s still in the race for $1,000?
For over three decades, Wayne Grant’s hard work, integrity, and compassion for injury victims has garnered him a great deal of respect in Georgia’s legal community. It is this respect that has led to Mr. Grant, once again, being awarded “Best Lawyer” status for 2019.
Medical mistakes are killing Americans by the thousands. Errors in diagnosis, medication, and surgery, faulty medical devices, and poor sanitation, leading to hospital-acquired infections, are largely to blame. As patients, we need to be aware. As lawyers, we need to fight bad practices and carelessness wherever we find them. Have you been harmed by healthcare? Have a look at the numbers below.
Research and analysis conducted by CRICO Strategies, which insures all Harvard medical institutions and their affiliates, has shown that miscommunication is a leading cause of medical malpractice claims.
You’ve seen them zipping through traffic and parked on sidewalks: shared-use electronic bikes and scooters, the newest urban transportation trend. They’re just one more brainchild of the smartphone revolution, along with Uber, Lyft, Grubhub, DoorDash, Postmates, and more to come.
Lime, Bird, Jump, Lyft, and now Uber have flooded the Atlanta area with these contraptions in the last few years, to the delight of some and dismay of others.
Influenza season is here, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it has arrived with a vengeance. The CDC’s influenza-like-illness (ILI) surveillance tracks cases of the flu, and it has rated 19 states with a “high” level of flu activity—and one of them is Georgia.
According to The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, pedestrian deaths are on the rise, accounting for 16% of all traffic fatalities in America. Nationwide, pedestrian fatalities have increased 46% since their low point in 2009, and Georgia reflects this trend.
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