Professional Malpractice in Georgia
Roswell attorney helps victims recover compensation
A special relationship exists between physicians and their patients. Physicians owe their patients a duty to provide a certain standard of care, using at least the level of skill, care and diligence that is generally exercised by fellow practitioners in the medical professions. It is considered medical malpractice when a medical professional breaches that duty through negligence or carelessness and causes injury to a patient. Medical malpractice victims may recover compensation for their injuries, including for past and future medical expenses, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and lost income.
Experienced medical malpractice attorney
I have successfully represented medical malpractice clients in Roswell and throughout Georgia for nearly 30 years, routinely obtaining generous awards on cases involving birth injuries, orthopedic surgeries, anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital nursing care, nursing home care, cosmetic surgeries, prescription drug mistakes, psychiatric care and eye surgeries.
To prevail on a medical malpractice claim, expert medical testimony is generally required to establish that the medical care or diagnosis was negligent and that this negligence caused the patient’s injuries. I regularly consult with a number of licensed medical professionals and retain prominent medical experts who have a gift for clearly explaining medical mistakes to jurors.
Timely action is vital
Georgia law sets statutory deadlines for filing medical malpractice claims. In addition, investigating your malpractice claim immediately after the injury occurs preserves crucial evidence and valuable testimony. To ensure timely investigation and filing of your claim, I can schedule appointments on weekends or evenings and make hospital and home visits. My office is conveniently located in Roswell.
Upholding the integrity and quality of the practice of law
An attorney undergoes a rigorous application process, background checks and examination to obtain a license to practice law in Georgia. The intense scrutiny from the Georgia Bar Association is intended to maintain the integrity and quality of legal practice in the state. Attorneys swear to support the Constitution, abide by the rules of professional conduct and take actions that are consistent with truth and justice. I demand of myself an unwavering commitment to the principled, dutiful practice of the legal profession and expect the same firm dedication to ethical, competent legal practice from my peers. To uphold these high standards, I represent attorneys and their clients in all matters related to the licensure and practice of law.
Clients’ rights to effective, ethical representation
Your attorney has certain specific obligations to you. You should expect an attorney you retain to:
Pursing aggrieved clients’ legal remedies
You have options if your legal counsel’s representation is fraudulent or negligent. I review your case and help you pursue the best means of obtaining relief, which could include:
- Suing the attorney
- Filing a grievance with the Georgia Bar Association
- Negotiating with your attorney to rectify the problem
- Mediating with your attorney to reach an equitable agreement
- Assisting you in obtaining competent representation to complete your legal matters
Experienced Georgia professional liability attorney
Business owners and professionals are responsible for the caliber of their work. They can be held legally liable for errors, omissions or negligence, including fraud, misrepresentation and non-performance when they fail to adhere to accepted standards.
Efficient representation in professional malpractice matters
Clients trust my discrete, effective representation to protect their rights. They call on me to handle a wide range of professional negligence claims, including those involving:
My success in complex professional liability cases is grounded in my ability to see matters from multiple angles and to direct my knowledge and experience toward strategies that achieve an optimal outcome. I pursue remedies outside of court through settlement negotiations, mediation and arbitration, when this is beneficial to my clients’ interests. However, my strategies also include putting our talented litigators to work in the courtroom.
Contact a skilled and knowledgeable medical and professional malpractice lawyer
Call me at 678-762-1632 or contact me online to schedule your consultation.