• Preferred Women's Healthcare, LLC et al. v. Sain et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-02-14
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Hodges
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Leslie Cline, Daniel Huff, Randolph Powell, (Huff, Powell & Bailey LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Roy Barnes, John Bevis, Mark Meliski, (The Barnes Law Group), Marietta, for appellee. Jennifer Viel, Matthew Coles, (Coles Barton, LLP), Lawrenceville, Shaun Daugherty, (Freeman Mathis & Gary), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A1544

    Defendant cannot be added to medical malpractice action after expiration of 5-year statute of repose

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    Jury Awards $4.7M in Med-Mal Case

    February 05, 2019

    A former legal assistant won a $4.7 million medical-malpractice verdict after the judge released a key defendant from blame.

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    Atlanta Firm Notches $3.4M Med-Mal Win in Virginia Trial

    February 01, 2019

    Edmond Lindsay & Atkins partner Bill Atkins said jurors in the fatal med-mal case were put off by defense arguments that made the circumstances surrounding the death of a young man "sound like it was no big deal."

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    Hall Booth Notches Defense Win After 3-Week Med-Mal Trial

    January 28, 2019

    The plaintiffs never demanded less than $10 million to settle their claims against a doctor accused of failing to order an emergency exploratory surgery for a woman who lost her small intestine due to a blocked bowel.

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    Athens Firm Reaches $3.23M Settlement With VA Hospital Despite Damages Cap

    December 11, 2018

    Attorneys at Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley secured the settlement on behalf of a U.S. Army veteran despite South Carolina's $450,000 cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

  • Huddle et al. v. Heindel

    Publication Date: 2018-12-06
    Practice Area: Health Care Law | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Reese
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jennifer Ivey, (Linley, Jones PC), Atlanta, Lloyd Hoffspiegel, Alexander Hoffspiegel, (Hoffspiegel & Associates), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Hall, Beth Kanik, (Hall, Booth, Smith, & Slover, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A1154

    Court Affirms in Part and Reverses in Part Dismissal on Motion for Summary Judgment of Suit Against Therapist by Former Patient Who Had Sexual Relationship with Therapist

  • Swint, et al. v. Alphonse, Jr., et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-28
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Gobeil
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A18A0869

    The weight to be assigned to expert opinions on a medical standard of care is a question for a jury to resolve.

  • Hayes et al. v. Hines et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-11-20
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Presiding Judge Ellington
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: C. Childers, (Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC), Atlanta, Angela Fox, Kurt Kastorf, Darren Summerville, (The Summerville Firm, LLC), Atlanta, Neil Edwards, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: John Hall, Beth Kanik, (Hall, Booth, Smith, & Slover, PC.), Atlanta, for appellee. Jeffrey Bazinet, Jonathan Peters, (Peters & Monyak, LLP), Atlanta, for other party.

    Case Number: A18A0863

    New injury exception tolls statute of limitations after initial medical misdiagnosis

  • Pham v. Black

    Publication Date: 2018-10-30
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Judge Rickman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Michael Bailey, Randolph Powell, Bailey Sabulis, Arthur Cheek, (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: LaTisha Jackson, Thomas Sampson, (Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins LLP), Atlanta, Thomas Sampson, (Attorney At Law), Atlanta, for appellee. Wade Copeland, Stephanie Vari, (Carlock Copeland & Stair, LLP), Atlanta, Hunter Allen, (Allen, McCain & O'Mahoney, P C.), Atlanta, Robert Monyak, (Peters & Monyak, LLP), Atlanta, Austin Ellis, (Attorney at Law), Atlanta, for Other Party.

    Case Number: A18A1360

    Court Reverses Order Denying Summary Judgment to Doctor Accused of Causing Emergency Room Patient's Death by Failing to Stabilize the Patient

  • Southwestern Emergency Physicians, P.C., et al. v. Quinney et al.

    Publication Date: 2018-10-17
    Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
    Industry: Health Care
    Court: Georgia Court of Appeals
    Judge: Chief Judge Dillard
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jeffrey Braintwain, Michael Frankson, Randolph Powell, (Huff, Powell & Bailey, LLC), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Virgil Adams, Caroline Herrington, (Adams, Jordan & Herrington, PC), Macon, for appellee.

    Case Number: A18A0871

    Court Affirms Verdict in Favor of Patient Who Suffered Irreversible Paraplegia After Receiving Improper Treatment in Emergency Room