How Can a Stroke Lead to an Amputated Leg?
A stroke usually comes from a blood clot in the brain. So how can a something that starts in the brain lead to an amputated leg? Sadly, it's not that...
Surgical Fires and Operating Room Fires: A Rare, but Real Danger
There are 3 components to a surgical fire: an ignition source, an oxidizer such as nitrous oxide, and fuel; all generally present in operating rooms. Such fires burn more than 500 people annually,...
War Stories: Cris Nelson and a Lesson in Creativity
Nelson v. Emory shows that the common thread in medical malpractice cases is the human story. Show it to the jury and they will see the truth.
War Stories: Michael Barbour and a Lesson in Risk
Barbour v. Piedmont Newnan Hospital was a challenging malpractice case that underscores the importance of creativity in the courtroom and the power of human connection.
Finding the Visual Balance
Maximizing the balance of visual or audio evidence and demonstratives in your presentation is a fundamental part of proficient courtroom communication.
2020: An Unprecedented Year in Review
Despite a challenging year for everyone, we persevere. To our clients, family and friends – we thank you, and look forward to all that 2021 holds.
Are Remote Trials the New Future?
When COVID-19 pandemic took hold, courts had little choice but to cease. But today, many have found a way to resume safely: remote trials.
“Face the Jury” Season 1 Recap
This fall, we launched the inaugural season of our “Face the Jury” podcast, complete with 7 episodes hosted by Lloyd Bell. Check out our season in review, and listen for...
Does Georgia Cap Medical Malpractice Awards?
Until 2010, Georgia capped non-economic damage awards in medical malpractice cases at $350,000. But since 2018, that has changed.