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July 2016 Archives

Pokémon Go distraction and car accidents

Georgia drivers may have a new distraction to contend with on the road—Pokémon Go. Over the past few weeks, the mobile app Pokémon Go has become a national sensation. However, it has also been the cause of several car accidents, many the result of distracted driving. Here’s what Georgia drivers need to know in order to stay safe while driving.

Surgeons leaving sponges behind, part 3

Retained objects such as surgical sponges can be a hazard to Georgia patients undergoing routine surgery. One of these hazards is the high risk for complications, discussed in a previous blog post. However, recent advances in technology have made strides toward preventing retained surgical sponges.

Did your loved one suffer a traumatic brain injury

A person involved in a traffic accident or slip and fall can suffer a traumatic brain injury without realizing it. He or she may pass off symptoms such as headaches, forgetfulness or irritability to the medication he or she is taking for other injuries. Unfortunately, the symptoms may not go away after other injuries heal.

Surgeons leaving sponges behind, part 2

For most patients, surgery is an in-and-out procedure. For other Georgia patients, though, it may carry hidden risks. One of those risks is retained surgical sponges, which was discussed in a previous blog post. When surgeons accidentally leave behind surgical sponges, patients can experience complications that sometimes have heavy consequences.

Surgeons leaving sponges behind, part 1

Georgia patients expect that that their surgeon and the surgical team have covered every aspect of a surgery, including cleanup. However, sometimes items, such as surgical sponges, are accidentally left inside the patient. When this occurs, it is referred to as a retained surgical item.

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  • 'Outlaw' Client Of Don Samuel And Kristen Novay Acquitted Mid-Trial Read More
  • Ed Garland Denies Allegations That Prominent Residential Real Estate Law Firm Founder Embezzled $30 Million Read More
  • John Garland And Kristen Novay Secure Acquittal For Client Charged With Murder In Fulton County Read More
  • Charges Dropped Against Husband And Wife "As Soon As Don Samuel Shows Up, Everything Changes" Read More

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  • Robin Loeb And Anne Coolidge-Kaplan Reach Substantial Settlement In Pharmaceutical Device Case Read More
  • Ed Garland And Robin Loeb Achieve Successful Settlement In Business Litigation Case Read More
  • Robin Loeb Wins $150,000 Jury Verdict In Breach Of Contract Suit Against Allstate Insurance Company Million Read More
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