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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor
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      Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • JJ Timmons
      JJ Timmons
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      J. J. Timmons graduated from Mercer Law School in 2000. He spent many years thereafter doing insurance defense work in general liability and workers’ compensation for several insurance companies and a major automobile manufacturer. He eventually realized that he was working on the wrong side and has been representing plaintiffs and injured workers for the last seven years.

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    • Zahra Jacobs
      Zahra Jacobs
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      Zahra has a background in Project Management and Change Management with 18 years of experience in financial services. Throughout her career Zahra has implemented large scale transformation initiatives of processes and applications keeping people at the forefront. Zahra is very driven and solutions oriented and cares about people. She is also bilingual. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and spending time with her husband, beautiful daughter, and their many pets (2 dogs, and 3 cats).

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings
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      Angie Hemmings joined Scott Pryor Law just last year, and has already made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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    • Gilbert Abad
      Gilbert Abad
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      Mr. Abad is an expert with over eighteen years of experience in the legal field, holds numerous degrees, and is bilingual. Over his career, Mr. Abad had the pleasure of training attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, and office staff on legal issues and procedures. He has also taught Introduction to Law and Legal Research and Writing as an adjunct professor at Gwinnett College. He has served in the U.S. Army, and has served with the United Nations in Macedonia as a U.N. Peacekeeper.

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    • Kianna Lanier
      Kianna Lanier
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      Having recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in Political Science, Kianna Lanier has long term goals to pursue a career as an attorney. She first recognized her interest in law through her studies in journalism which allowed her to build proficient writing skills. From there she was able to secure multiple internships where she acquired immense knowledge in legal research.

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    • Amanda Wood
      Amanda Wood
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      Amanda is a great recent addition to the Scott Pryor Law team, and is making a difference daily with her great organizational skills and tenacity.  A transplant to Georgia, she moved to Gwinnett county about six years ago with her husband, two children, and two dogs. When not at work, she enjoys reading, crafting, spending time with her family, and spoiling her new grandbaby.

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Most people understand that doctors may be held liable for injuries resulting from their errors or omissions. Fewer people realize, however, that medical malpractice laws extend beyond doctors to nurses, lab technicians, dentists, radiologists, and other medical professionals as well. In some cases, a hospital or clinic may be liable for damages in addition to the individual care provider.

Medical malpractice claims involve multiple parties and a dizzying combination of legal and medical knowledge. Consultation with a personal injury attorney in the Peachtree Corners area could clarify the intricacies of your particular claim. If you have been injured due to a negligent health care provider’s errors or omissions, contact a Gwinnett County medical malpractice lawyer today.

Statute of Limitations

Although not all medical malpractice cases involve a lawsuit, it could be prudent to keep the relevant filing deadline in mind. According to the statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims in Georgia, an individual who sustained an injury due to a medical error has two years to file a claim. Failure to file the lawsuit within the two-year period could lead to the dismissal of the case and the loss of any possible compensation.

A medical malpractice case can be a long process. It may take time to investigate an incident, gather medical records, and assess damages. An experienced medical malpractice lawyer in Peachtree Corners could work to build a case and negotiate on an injured party’s behalf.

Besides the statute of limitations, timely pursuit of a medical malpractice claim can have practical benefits. An earlier start on a claim may make it easier to locate witnesses and evidence, as opposed to trying to locate information a year or more after the incident occurred.

Proving Malpractice

To support a medical malpractice claim, an individual may need to demonstrate that the health care provider deviated from the standard of care, thereby causing the injury. The standard of care is the level of care which a reasonably prudent medical professional in the particular specialty would have provided under the circumstances.

Errors relating to diagnoses, administration of medication, surgery, and lab testing are common in medical malpractice cases, so medical records are typically vital to the success of a claim. A medical malpractice attorney in Peachtree Corners could obtain the relevant records and analyze them for evidence of negligence.

Expert opinions are also major aspects of a medical malpractice claim. In order to assess the standards of care for a particular health problem, expert testimony from medical professionals may be necessary. In a case involving future care needs, expert testimony may also be helpful in estimating the cost of future care and ultimately calculating damages.

Call a Peachtree Corners Medical Malpractice Attorney Today

It could be helpful to have a seasoned attorney by your side as you navigate the legal process. If you have sustained an injury due to a medical error, an attorney may be able to assist you with gathering evidence, deposing expert opinions, and negotiating. Do not hesitate to contact a Gwinnett County medical malpractice lawyer if a health care provider’s negligence led directly to your injuries.

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