Causes & Symptoms of Cephalohematoma
Hawk Law Group | October 25, 2023 | Birth Injuries, Medical Malpractice
A baby’s body is particularly sensitive, leaving babies prone to suffering several types of injuries, particularly during birth. One of the most common kinds of birth injuries in newborns is cephalohematoma. If your child suffers from cephalohematoma in Georgia, you may be entitled to pursue compensation. A birth injury lawyer can review the specifics of… read more
What is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?
Hawk Law Group | February 14, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
While there are a few exceptions, in most cases, medical providers cannot perform procedures on you without your express informed consent. In some cases, though, implied consent is sufficient to give permission. It’s easy to confuse express and implied consent. Express consent is given through written permission or verbal agreement. Healthcare workers need a patient’s… read more
What is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence?
Hawk Law Group | February 3, 2022 | Medical Malpractice
The main difference between medical malpractice and medical negligence is intent. When a medical provider is guilty of medical negligence, their actions cause a patient harm. However, they did not intend to hurt the patient. Rather, they were careless and caused an injury. With medical malpractice, the medical provider knew their actions could injure or… read more