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Is It Negligence If You Let A Teenager Drive A Golf Cart In South Carolina?

By The Stanley Law Group |

The next time you are stuck in traffic or a rude driver causes you to miss a green light and you feel road rage flooding into your bloodstream, think back to the wonder and exhilaration you felt when you first got behind the wheel of a motor vehicle.  Your first solo drive after getting… Read More »

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South Carolina Court Awards $10 Million To Family Of Woman Whose Doctor Missed Opportunity To Diagnose Cancer

By The Stanley Law Group |

One of the scariest things a doctor can tell you is that they need to do more tests to diagnose or rule out cancer.  It is a great relief when the test results come back and the doctor is sure that the tumor is benign, the image on an ultrasound or X-ray is not… Read More »

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How Preventable Is Sepsis?

By The Stanley Law Group |

When you file a medical malpractice lawsuit, you must show the error by the doctor or hospital employee was a breach of the standard of care, which means that someone qualified to do the job would have made a different decision under the circumstances.  In other words, you are not just trying to prove… Read More »

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Who Is Liable When The Medicine Was Prescribed Correctly But Administered Incorrectly?

By The Stanley Law Group |

Medical malpractice lawsuits are about where the doctor or hospital where the patient suffered a bad outcome deviated from the standard of care, and therefore whether the adverse outcome was preventable.  Since practicing medicine successfully requires making appropriate judgments amid constantly changing circumstances, and since the only people who can make the correct judgments… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice Allegedly Contributed To Woman’s Death Four Days After Car Accident

By The Stanley Law Group |

Safer vehicle design and laws against dangerous driving behaviors have contributed to the decline in traffic fatalities over the past few decades, but so have advances in medical treatment.  The prognosis has improved for many serious injuries, especially if patients receive prompt treatment.  Receiving immediate medical attention and a correct diagnosis can make all… Read More »

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Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Woman Drowns While Being Transported To Psychiatric Hospital

By The Stanley Law Group |

When a patient is involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital, it is because doctors have decided that the patient would be a danger to himself or others if allowed to leave the hospital before his condition stabilizes.  South Carolina case law is full of medical malpractice lawsuits where families allege that releasing the patient,… Read More »

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Is It Medical Malpractice When The Emergency Room Gives You Ambiguous Instructions?

By The Stanley Law Group |

If you are living with a serious, chronic illness, you often feel an instant connection to other people who have the same illness because of shared experiences that the most of the world doesn’t understand.  You know about the triggers that make your symptoms worse and the generic and brand names of the medications… Read More »

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What Is The Standard Of Care In Medical Malpractice Cases?

By The Stanley Law Group |

All personal injury cases involve an injured plaintiff trying to prove that the defendant breached a duty of care, and unless you are a lawyer used to dealing with such questions, it probably sounds like so much abstract legal reasoning.  You have probably never thought about what the standard of care requires for a… Read More »

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The Responsibilities Of Doctors And Nurses Caring For Premature Babies In The NICU

By The Stanley Law Group |

It is frightening to find out that you have to give birth before your due date, whether it is because of preeclampsia, an infection, or some other cause.  Premature babies are so tiny and fragile; in fact, it is hard not to worry about babies until they are old enough to talk and tell… Read More »

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Preteen Girls Drive Car Into Embankment in Fatal Crash

By The Stanley Law Group |

If someone is injured or killed in a single-vehicle crash, is the accident always the driver’s fault?  It depends on the circumstances.  In some instances, victims and their families have sued parties other than the driver in a single-vehicle accident and made a strong case that they were at fault.  One of the most… Read More »

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