DO I HAVE A MEDICAL MALPRATICE CLAIM?
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Posted: August 27, 2019
Transcript: If you believe that you have a medical malpractice case here in Atlanta or Georgia, here are the things you know that you have to prove. You have to prove first of all, that you were injured as a result of medical negligence. And what does that mean in Georgia? In Georgia, medical negligence means a violation of the standard of care that is applicable to physicians or other health care professionals who may have treated you and injured you. And that is done through the testimony of expert witnesses that are hired on, on behalf of you by our firm to determine and explain to the jury that the physician or other health care provider who treated you did not do what he or she was supposed to do. And what is accepted by members of, of that profession. So you’ve got to prove medical negligence. You’ve also go to prove that that medical negligence caused an injury. In other words, we see cases often where there may be clear evidence of medical negligence, but it doesn’t cause an injury. Or we see cases where there is a significant injury but you can’t show that any medical negligence caused the injury. Just having a bad result in a medical case doesn’t mean that you have a case. So you have to prove medical negligence, which is a violation of the standard of care causes an injury to recover for medical malpractice in Atlanta and in Georgia. If you believe that you have been injured through medical negligence, or if you believe that a member of your family has been injured through medical negligence in Atlanta or Georgia, please call Lourie, Chance, Forlines, Carter & King at 404-760-7400 here in Atlanta, Georgia.