Every day, thousands of people undergo invasive procedures in hospitals throughout Georgia and across the country. And while every type of medical intervention is associated with possible complications and side effects, many surgery-related injuries are entirely preventable. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that wrong-site surgery incidents continue to occur in operating rooms everywhere and incident rates are estimated to be considerably higher than currently documented figures suggest.
Every year across the state of Georgia and the entire country, countless people lose their lives in preventable accidents. A large number of fatal accident incidents are the result of unintentional negligence, but many others can be attributed to reckless conduct and/or malicious intent. In such cases, eligible representatives for wrongful death accident victims often have the grounds to pursue punitive damages from liable parties.
Given that so many fun and engaging products are specifically designed and marketed with kids in mind, you and other parents across the country are often led to believe that they are safe for children. Unfortunately, however, the attorneys at Garland, Samuel & Loeb, P.C., are all too familiar with the fact that not all kids’ toys are created equal or safe. Thousands of injury accidents and serious product liability incidents occur every year, having profound and devastating consequences on children and their families.
By now, most everyone in Atlanta probably knows that adults are recommended to get at least between seven to eight hours of sleep every night. Yet often, people feel as though they can sacrifice an hour or two here and there without hurting anybody but themselves. Unfortunately, there’s the potential for danger in that line of thinking.