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A doctor holding a chartMedical malpractice is one of those things that all of us have heard of, but few understand. Here are some of the most common questions we hear from clients who come to us for help after a poor medical outcome. For more information or to discuss the specifics of your case, call us today to speak with an Atlanta medical malpractice attorney.

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is a form of professional negligence that occurs when a medical professional fails to use the degree of care that would ordinarily be used by another medical professional with similar experience or training. Common forms of medical malpractice include failing to order the appropriate diagnostic tests, misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, performing the incorrect surgical procedure, leaving surgical instruments inside of patients, and emergency room errors.

A baby's hand around an adult's fingerThis is the second post addressing frequently asked questions about birth injuries. In case you missed it, the first part is here. If you think your child has suffered a birth injury, contact the Georgia birth injury attorneys at Slappey & Sadd right away. 

What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

There are many different types of injuries that can occur during birth. Some of the most common injuries are as follows: 

A baby's hand in an adult's handChildbirth is one of the most beautiful moments in a mother’s life, and yet can also be tremendously overwhelming. In the hours and days following the birth of your child, you may begin to worry that something isn’t quite right with your baby. Many mothers are afraid to trust themselves, doubting that something could have gone wrong. Trust your instincts – birth injuries are more common than you think. 

Founded in 1992, the Atlanta birth injury lawyers at Slappey & Sadd have the knowledge and experience you need to help you with your birth injury case. If you suspect that your child has suffered a birth injury, call us today at 888-474-9616 or complete our online form to schedule a free consultation. 

What is a Birth Injury?

A magnifying glass over the words "frequently asked questions"The personal injury attorneys at Slappey & Sadd have helped thousands of people across the state of Georgia who have been injured in a car accident. As a result, we know how overwhelming it can be, leaving you unsure what to do next. We thought it might be helpful to dedicate some space to answering some common questions to help you get pointed in the right direction.  

Do I Have to Hire a Lawyer?

You are not obligated to hire a lawyer. You can pursue a claim on your own. However, you should be aware that the other driver will probably have a lawyer provided by their insurance company. A personal injury attorney can use their knowledge of the law and their experience to help you get the most value from your claim.

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