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Never Heard of A “Never Event”?

By Grant Law Office on April 29, 2020

You may be aware that medical practitioners don’t always live up to our expectations and that they make life-threatening mistakes. When these mistakes are egregious and horrific, they are often referred to as “never events.”

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Why You Should Know What an MDR Is

By Grant Law Office on March 18, 2020

“MDR” has two different meanings, both of which have some significance in the field of healthcare. The following is an explanation of both definitions of MDR.

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The Faces of Misdiagnosis

By Grant Law Office on March 4, 2020

Medical misdiagnosis is a real problem in the USA. A total of $4,031,987,700 was paid out in 2018 for medical malpractice claims, as stated by LeverageRx (with $151,932,000 in Georgia alone). As categorized according to malpractice allegation, the largest portion of that astronomical nationwide sum (34.1%) was paid out for medical malpractice involving a misdiagnosis. In the previous year, diagnosis errors also accounted for the largest portion (34%) of the $3,925,073,250 medical malpractice payout total, as reported by Diederich Healthcare.

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The Ins and Outs of Shoulder Dystocia

By Grant Law Office on February 23, 2020

Shoulder dystocia is a complication of birth. It can cause problems for the mother and serious, permanent injury to the baby. Shoulder dystocia requires immediate medical attention. The longer the delay before the medical team responds effectively, the more serious complications can be.

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When Surgery Leaves You Injured

By Grant Law Office on November 15, 2019

Surgery is often the last resort to resolve a medical condition, because going under the knife always carries a risk of complications, from anesthesia awareness to surgical site infections.

However, we can honestly say that surgery should never carry the following types of complications. These would be classed as never events, and if anything like this ever happens to you or a loved one, you should call an Atlanta medical malpractice attorney right away.

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What Is Brain Herniation, and When Is It Medical Malpractice?

By Grant Law Office on October 13, 2019

Water is necessary for life, but “water on the brain” can be a death sentence for a human. Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the brain, causing brain tissue to bulge out of position. This is called brain herniation, and it is often fatal if not treated immediately.

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Are We Taking a Step Forward in Treating the Mind?

By Grant Law Office on October 1, 2019

In September 2019, Johns Hopkins Medicine sent out a press release announcing the launch of its Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research. The premier hospital and research university, founded in 1876 and headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, believes this is the first psychedelic research center in the United States, and the largest center of its kind in the world.

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Women Have a Higher Rate of Diagnostic Error

By Grant Law Office on August 15, 2019

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.

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Kidneys Can Be Hit Hard by Medical Malpractice

By Grant Law Office on August 6, 2019

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.

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When Medicine Goes Wrong

By Grant Law Office on May 14, 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.

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