Georgia Personal Injury Blog
We are sad to say that the Best Foot Forward 2020 Scholarship finalists announcement has been postponed. While we originally intended to reveal our batch of finalists on May 6th, we have made the difficult choice to push the decision back until May 13th. This is a hectic time for us, as we are sure it is for all of you.
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.”
You are involved in a car accident, but you have insurance, so there’s nothing to worry about, right? Unfortunately, that might not be true: you could become a victim of “bad faith” insurance and have your claim unreasonably denied, delayed, or reduced. Insurance companies are experts at finding loopholes in their own policies and discovering new ways to justify denying, delaying, or reducing your claim.
A slip and fall accident can be embarrassing and painful – but there is the potential for a far worse outcome. A slip and fall can lead to serious or fatal injuries, particularly when the brain or spinal cord has been damaged. Falls can occur in the workplace, on a city sidewalk, in a retail setting, a concert venue, a nursing home, or virtually any location if the conditions are right.
“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.
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.
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.
When excessive force is applied to the body, crush injuries can occur. This can happen in car accidents, construction cave-ins, and various types of accidents and injuries. Crush injuries can have many complications and may be associated with internal organ rupture, major bone fractures, and hemorrhagic shock. Among the most serious potential complications of crush injuries is compartment syndrome.
In 2019, the Grant Law Office had the honor of hearing from the best and brightest students studying in Georgia. Your enthusiasm and hard work invigorated us, and we are once again offering a Georgia student with the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship!
Christmas lists, Black Friday shopping, and warehouse accidents seem to go together hand in hand. As a mad dash comes into retail stores, heavy machinery and seasonal workers combine behind the scenes to get the product out and ship the gifts on time. Injuries can and do happen. However, this shouldn’t be the case.
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