Keeping Loved Ones Safe from Elder Abuse

As parents and grandparents age, it is left to the younger generation to determine the best care plan for a happy and healthy quality of life. Sometimes this means in-home health care, while other times it might require an assisted living or nursing home facility. No matter what the choice, their safety should be a […]

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Do you have a case if a doctor performs multiple surgeries, and you don’t feel better

Do you have a case if a doctor performs multiple surgeries, and you don’t feel better? What actions should you take: Request a copy of your medical records and have them reviewed by another experienced physician. If there is any deviation from “standard procedures” you might have a case.

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What if my knee surgery goes wrong?

What if my knee surgery goes wrong? Elaine from Perry had a knee replacement surgery in December. The nurse who was removing the bandages from her knee, used a pair of scissors on the lower part of the bandage. When she did, the nurse cut Elaine’s knee by about 6 inches, not only a gash, […]

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How complex medical malpractice case are to pursue

The Attorneys and host forum discussion covers the complexity of pursuing a medical malpractice case. These types of cases require medical experts from the same medical specialty to give affidavits and be willing to testify. The expert fees, affidavits, lawyer’s fees, and depositions raise the cost of the case. The client is responsible for the […]

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What if my surgery goes wrong?

What if my surgery goes wrong? Matt from Bonaire calls in to describe his recent experience with a minor finger surgery. During post-op, his lungs began to fill with fluids. He felt that his lung complication was due to an overdose of pain medication and anesthesia. Although he has a pace-maker and mechanical bowel, and […]

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What if my insurance won’t pay for a medical procedure?

What if my insurance won’t pay? Cathy from Perry had a bunionectomy last March. The insurance company paid for it. She continued to have problems with her foot and had to return to the doctor several times. She was referred to a second doctor who performed the same procedure in the same area for a […]

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What if my health worsens after a medical procedure?

What if my health worsens? Cheryl from Milledgeville is calling on behalf of her father who had a stint installed in his chest back in March of 2010. After six months, his health started to rapidly decline. He was in the hospital repeatedly over the next year. He continues to be very ill. After nearly […]

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Is my case Medical Malpractice?

Is my case Medical Malpractice? Betty from Lizella slipped and fell on the steps in front of her house after an ice storm on January 12th. She went to the Emergency Room. The doctor on call installed a fisdus* locking plate implant. For the first five months, she did well and was recovering. After 5 […]

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Multiple Back Surgeries and still have pain?

Multiple back surgeries – Medical Malpractice: Louie calls to tell the team that he had a back surgery in December of 2009, then the physician told him he needed an additional surgery in March of 2010. Louie feels that his back is now worse than it was before he went to this clinic. He is […]

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