Medication errors are among the most common reasons for malpractice suits. Antibiotics and painkillers are the two types of medications most often involved in these errors. Many of these errors are preventable if the appropriate precautions are taken.
The driver of a tractor-trailer was arrested following an Atlanta-area crash earlier this month that killed a 20-year-old Carrollton man. The crash occurred on the evening of Jan. 17 on Interstate 20 not far from Fulton Industrial Blvd.
The approximately nine months of pregnancy often come with joy, excitement and some of the biggest challenges of your life. If you have already given birth to other children, you may at least somewhat prepare for what lies ahead. However, you also realize that every pregnancy and childbirth experience is unique and one set of circumstances may be easy and free from serious problems while another includes one or more urgent situations.
When most people talk about distracted driving, they're referring to people using their phones to call or text someone while behind the wheel. Last year, Gov. Nathan Deal signed a law that prohibits drivers in Georgia from using electronic devices behind the wheel.
If given the choice between having your doctor erroneously tell you that you don't have cancer when you do and being given a cancer diagnosis in error, most people would choose the latter. Certainly, it's dangerous for cancer to go undiagnosed and untreated -- perhaps until it's too late. However, being told you have cancer and undergoing unnecessary treatment can be emotionally, physically and financially harmful as well.