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

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.

Read More

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Medical Malpractice

Friday, November 18th, 2022

While medical malpractice isn’t the fault of a patient, there are some things you can do to be your own best advocate in a medical setting. The simple steps below can help prevent possible life-threatening mistakes by medical professionals.

But if you do believe you or a loved one has experienced harm due to medical… Read More

Cancer Misdiagnosis and Medical Malpractice in Atlanta, GA

Friday, October 7th, 2022

According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Cancer is often treatable when found early, but many patients dealing with cancer will be misdiagnosed, incorrectly diagnosed or given a delayed diagnosis past when their condition could have been treated in… Read More

Common Medications Linked to Birth Defects

Friday, July 22nd, 2022

Expecting parents often make sacrifices to protect their new upcoming additions, from avoiding soft cheeses and deli meats to curbing daily caffeine consumption. Parents also rely on their doctors to guide them in determining which medications are safe to take during pregnancy. Often, a simple change of medications can make the difference in having a… Read More

Hydrocephalus Birth Injuries – Atlanta Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Lawyers

Friday, May 27th, 2022

Hydrocephalus is a serious condition in which fluid builds up in the cavities of the brain. This fluid build-up creates added pressure on the brain, which can cause permanent brain tissue damage and long-term effects on a child’s brain function.

Hydrocephalus can be caused by genetic abnormalities, infection, and abnormal development of the central nervous… Read More

Common Types of Obstetric and Gynecology Negligence

Friday, April 30th, 2021

Many women have stories detailing a physician not listening to their complaints, especially when it comes to matters of obstetrics and gynecological care. Proper care during pregnancy and delivery is essential to the delivery of a healthy child. Often a mother’s complaints can signal something serious, and a good physician knows to listen carefully to… Read More

Atlanta-Based Pope & Howard, P.C. Earns $12M Jury Win in Birth Defect Med-Mal Case

Monday, November 11th, 2019

Partners Marc Howard and Geoff Pope Lead the Effort in the DeKalb County Case Against an OB-GYN

ATLANTA, GA — (November 11, 2019) Trial attorneys Marc Howard and Geoff Pope, of Pope & Howard, P.C. in Atlanta, Georgia, recently obtained a $12,000,000 million jury verdict in a birth defect medical malpractice case. Their client, eight-year-old… Read More

Contact Us

Have a Question?