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April 08, 2021

When your baby is injured during labor or delivery, it may be difficult to prove medical negligence. Indeed, doctors, nurses, and hospitals have insurance companies and legal teams working around the clock to help guard against legal action and these powerful interests are often swift to move in as soon as talk of malpractice occurs.

Birth injury cases are medical malpractice claims – and medical malpractice claims are infamously difficult to win. In fact, only about 20% of these... Read More

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March 17, 2021

Nursing home abuse and neglect is unbelievably common. Tragically, the National Council on Aging has found that only a handful of these cases are even reported. If you are being mistreated by nursing home staff or if you suspect a loved one is suffering abuse or neglect in their care facility, it is important to take swift legal action to help prevent future indignities and to restore safety and security. 

But who is entitled to... Read More

February 19, 2021

A majority of truck accident lawyers operate on a contingency basis. This means you do not pay your lawyer until your case has been won. If you do not win your case, you do not have to pay your lawyer. It’s really quite simple on paper.

It is important to note that, while you may not be responsible for attorneys’ fees if you lose your case, some firms will require that you pay court costs, filing fees, and related expenses in any event. Some firms also charge interest on costs... Read More

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January 27, 2021

Auto accidents injure and kill thousands of people in Georgia every year. Have you been injured in an accident? Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance is here to help. Please call 404-760-7400 to schedule a free consultation at one of our Atlanta offices.

November 16, 2020

Cerebral palsy is a result of damage to or abnormal development of the parts of the brain responsible for movement. This can occur while the brain is developing in utero, during labor and delivery, or even following birth. The exact cause of cerebral palsy is not always known.

Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injury

Cerebral palsy may be a birth injury, but is the condition is not exclusively linked to medical negligence. However, if your child has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and you... Read More

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November 04, 2020

When your child suffers an injury during birth, you are entitled to seek compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit. However, your choice of birth injury attorney should not be made lightly. The firm you choose for representation, along with the skills and experience of your lawyer, will play a significant role in your ability to secure the compensation you are due.

What Makes Our Firm Different

Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance has been handling complex birth injury cases in... Read More

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October 23, 2020

Medical negligence, more commonly known as medical malpractice, occurs when a healthcare provider fails in his or her duty to the patient. This may come in the form of a delayed diagnosis, surgical error, improper medication, or a host of other serious and potentially deadly issues. If you have been the victim of medical negligence, Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance is here to help.

When medical malpractice occurs, it is important that an attorney get involved as soon as possible.... Read More

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October 16, 2020

Birth injuries can have a profound impact on their young victims and cause lasting struggles for the families forced to deal with the consequences of this inexcusable form of medical malpractice. If your child was injured during labor or delivery, you have every right to hold the negligent party accountable and to seek maximum compensation for both current and future damages.

The compassionate and dedicated birth injury attorneys at Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance are here to... Read More

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August 17, 2020

When you are injured in a car accident, you may be surprised by how quickly insurance offers to settle. Bear in mind that if you accept an insurance offer, you waive your right to seek additional compensation. The insurance companies know this. That’s part of their motivation.

What Are You Owed?

The truth is, your insurance settlement may be sufficient. This is particularly true in cases where injury is minor and property damage is negligible. Is that the case with your accident? Are... Read More

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