Category Archives: Medical Malpractice Videos

What is medical malpractice? Our Macon personal injury attorneys explain in these medical malpractice videos.

What Happens if There is a Delay in Diagnosis?

Attorney Kathy McArthur worked on a case involving a man who initially went to the doctor to find out about blood in his urine. He had bladder cancer at the time but wasn’t diagnosed until a year later. The delay in diagnosis resulted in the patient keeping his bladder a year longer than if he had been diagnosed at the initial visit. Find out why in cases like these the client may still want to file a malpractice case, if not just to prevent others from going through something similar than their own. Video Transcription: We did have a case one time that was about bladder cancer, where a man had had blood in his urine. He’d had blood in his urine for months, the doctor just said you’ve just got a urinary tract infection, he never did what needed to be done to diagnose the fact that he had…
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How Do I Know If Medical Malpractice Caused My Injuries or Not?

At McArthur Law Firm, a common question we hear in free consultations for medical negligence claims is: how do I know if medical malpractice caused my injuries? The reason is that doctors, hospitals and medical professionals rarely tell victims and families when a mistake was made. However, as attorney Kathy McArthur explains in this video, sometimes nurses or other workers will recommend our law firm to families after medical malpractice causes wrongful death. When this happens, we take steps to investigate and find answers for you. Video Transcription What I generally hear is that something unexpected happened, either someone went in for something that was supposed to be very simple and suddenly they’re in ICU with a completely unexpected outcome. Or, heaven forbid, a family member goes in for something that was supposed to be routine, and they don’t make it out. They’re deceased. In that case, it’s usually true,…
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Can I File a Lawsuit for the Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer in GA?

Often, an incorrect or missed diagnosis of a serious illness can cause severe injuries and even wrongful death. For example, you may be able to file a lawsuit for the delayed diagnosis of cancer, if the delay allowed the cancer to spread. In this video, attorney Kathy McArthur explains how our medical malpractice lawyers investigate misdiagnosis cases and discusses how a lawsuit can help protect future potential victims. Video Transcription We immediately get all the medical records that pertain to what went on, from the beginning to the end. And we need to see what the initial presentation was. What the beginning symptoms were. Let’s say you’ve got a cough that won’t go away, and/or a lesion on your tongue, and the doctor thinks it’s just nothing. And you are seen, and you’re seen, and you’re given medication, and you’re treated conservatively. And a year goes by. Well, we need…
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