Medical malpractice takes place as a result of negligence, errors or intentional misconduct. It can range in nature from making a surgical error to failing to follow up with a patient with their test results. It can include harassment and ethical concerns as well as intentional injuries to the patients.
People have a reasonable expectation that the medications they take are safe and will help them. Though that is the aim, unfortunately, mistakes do happen, and a drug that was meant to heal a patient can actually end up causing harm. The effects of such an error can often be devastating to the patient and his or her family.
Spinal cord injuries are life changing. They can take a strong, agile athlete and leave them wheelchair-bound in seconds. They can take any healthy victim and for them to rely on the help of others just to get dressed in the morning.
Truck accidents can significantly impact people and their communities. One such community in Georgia is the Columbus State University community, which saw one of its own killed in a pedestrian crash with a dump truck.