Cement Truck Accident Lawyers in Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, May 31st, 2023

Any motor vehicle accident can cause damage, but an accident with a cement truck, which is 20 times as heavy as the average car (up to 30,000 lbs.), can significantly increase injuries and damage. Cement truck drivers are held to high standards of safety because of the high-risk potential their heavy loads carry, so it’s… Read More

Drawbacks of Relying on Blind Spot Monitors in New Cars

Friday, May 26th, 2023

New cars have incredible safety features that would wow even the least enthusiastic car shopper, but don’t let these safety features fool you. While a helpful assistant for your own sharp eyes and driving skills, they aren’t meant to replace your close attention and awareness while driving on the road.

In fact, a 2018 study… Read More

The 4 Ds of Negligence in Medical Malpractice Claims

Friday, May 5th, 2023

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or healthcare provider fails to provide reasonable care to their patient in some way, whether they fail to take action when necessary or fail to provide proper treatment, and because of this action, brings harm or injury to the patient. However, because the study of medicine is complex and… Read More

Nursing Home Negligence in Georgia – Understaffing in Nursing Homes

Friday, April 21st, 2023

Nursing homes exist to take care of patients who cannot take care of themselves, so one of the most basic requirements for nursing homes is to hire enough caregivers to handle the patients they accept.

Some nursing homes choose to cut costs by hiring fewer people while still accepting the same number of patients. Even… Read More

How Lane Splitting Can Lead to Catastrophic Car Accidents

Friday, March 24th, 2023

Lane splitting can cause vehicle accidents that create catastrophic consequences for all parties involved. Learn more about lane splitting and how the Atlanta car accident attorneys at Pope & Howard can help you seek compensation for harm caused by this traffic maneuver.

What is Lane Splitting?

Lane splitting occurs when a motorcyclist rides between lanes,… Read More

Failure to Address Signs of a Stroke in Medical Malpractice Cases

Friday, February 3rd, 2023

Almost 800,000 strokes occur each year in the United States alone, with two-thirds being first-time strokes. The most common cause of stroke is an ischemic stroke, which usually happens when a blood clot forms in the body, dislodges, and travels to the brain, blocking the flow of blood and oxygen to vital areas of the… Read More

Accidental Puncture and Laceration Medical Malpractice

Sunday, January 22nd, 2023

Surgery is a placement of trust in the medical professionals and doctors in charge of the operation. The majority of patients feel understandably nervous, anxious, and unsure of what they’ll experience, and the pre-operation information they’re given is oftentimes offered in a quick, clinical exchange in a doctor’s office before being whisked away to surgery.

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Placental Abruption Birth Injury Lawsuits

Friday, January 6th, 2023

During pregnancy, in order for the fetus to receive nutrients for normal fetal development, it has a placenta that attaches to the uterine wall. The mother’s nutrients are transferred through the placental wall and the umbilical cord to the fetus until labor and delivery, when the placenta is then delivered with the afterbirth.

With placental… Read More

Birth Injury: Improper Monitoring and Delay in Delivery

Wednesday, December 21st, 2022

Many people think that medical malpractice occurs when a doctor operates on the wrong part of a patient or incorrectly doses a patient, but more often, medical malpractice is subtle and occurs due to a failure to properly monitor a patient.

If you or a loved one has experienced medical malpractice due to improper monitoring,… Read More

Common Spinal Cord Injuries Following a Car Accident

Friday, November 18th, 2022

Car accidents are a top cause of deaths and spinal cord injuries in America. The spinal cord consists of three distinct areas. The most severe of the spinal cord injuries usually impact the high-cervical nerves: C-1 to C-4.

Pope & Howard, P.C. is a serious personal injury law firm that specializes in trying car accident… Read More

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