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When is a Professional Malpractice Affidavit Required in a Georgia Negligence Lawsuit?

By Darl H. Champion Jr. When is a Professional Malpractice Affidavit Required in a Georgia Negligence Lawsuit? The law is clear. In Georgia, any complaint alleging professional negligence must be accompanied by an “affidavit of an expert competent to testify,…

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Robodocs: AI-Assisted Medical Decision Making and Medical Malpractice Liability

By: Darl H. Champion Jr. It is no secret that the cost of healthcare and insurance is going up. With an increased need for process efficiencies, technology that can scale at high rates, and reduction of staffing costs, it is…

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Categories: Medical Malpractice

Anesthesia Errors in Georgia– How Often Do They Happen?

The administration of anesthesia is a vital component of many medical procedures, since it prevents patients from feeling pain. Unfortunately, the use of anesthesia is not without risk. If it is not properly administered, it could have fatal consequences. Patients…

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Categories: Medical Malpractice

Do Doctors in Georgia Have to Have Malpractice Insurance?

A common misperception is that all doctors in Georgia have malpractice insurance. This leads many people to think that, if a doctor makes a mistake and injures them, there will be a source of insurance to recover damages. Unfortunately, Georgia…

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Legal Malpractice and Lawyer Negligence

Attorneys have an obligation to exercise reasonable care, skill, and diligence in representing their clients. An attorney who makes a mistake and is negligent can seriously harm a client’s legal and financial interests. The devastating effects of an attorney’s negligence…

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