Preventable medical error is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. The Winston Briggs is a highly respected Atlanta medical malpractice lawyer who represents injured patients and their families in lawsuits against physicians, nurses, clinics, surgeons, dentists, and other medical professionals whose negligence cause serious injury to patients.

Medical malpractice lawsuits come in a variety of forms. The W. Winston Briggs Law Firm has handled a variety of medical malpractice cases, which can come in a variety of forms, such as:

  • Obstetric errors, including injuries arising from labor and delivery
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Failure to diagnose
  • Failure to monitor
  • Birth injuries
  • Prescription errors
  • Brain damage
  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Surgical errors
  • Defective drugs or medical devices
  • Hospital or emergency room errors

Medical Malpractice

Briggs WinstonOur Atlanta birth injury lawyers represent families across the state who have been impacted by the errors committed by doctors and their staff members. We fight aggressively to secure the compensation your child will need to accommodate his or her needs, both now and later in life. We enlist the help of life planning experts and other specialists who can help us make the strongest possible case for maximum compensation.

We are prepared to help you with any birth injury claim, including:

  • Brain damage
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Erb’s palsy
  • Klumpke’s palsy
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Failure to monitor vital signs
  • Failure to perform a C-section or performing an unnecessary C-section

Defective Drug

When you are prescribed a drug for a medical condition, you should not have to be concerned about the side effects and whether taking the drug will be harmful to you. You have the right to expect that all necessary testing has been done to ensure its safety. When a lack of testing or the failure of the manufacturer to fully disclose the side effects of a drug causes serious health problems for the user, the responsible parties can and should be held accountable.

These are extremely complex cases, and it is essential that you have a skilled attorney representing you who has the skill and the commitment to protect your interests. At the W. Winston Briggs Law Firm in Atlanta, we represent clients across the state who have suffered due to the negative side effects of a prescription drug.

Committed to Holding Drug Companies Accountable

When you hire our Atlanta defective drug lawyers, we will conduct a complete investigation into your case. We gather the information necessary to build the strongest possible case on your behalf and diligently pursue every available option in an effort to secure the maximum compensation available for your claim.

We are prepared to represent you in any defective drug claim, including the following:

  • Yaz
  • Reglan
  • Avandia
  • Celebrex
  • Bextra
  • Zoloft
  • Trasylol
  • Topamax
  • Fosamax

Defective Medical Device

Medical devices have been developed to correct a wide variety of conditions, and there is no doubt about the good that these devices have done for patients. In cases where the devices fail to perform as intended, however, it can put patients at risk of serious injury or even death. If you or a loved one has suffered any type of ill effect due to a defective medical device, you should speak to a reputable personal injury lawyer right away.

We have extensive experience with many different types of cases involving defective medical devices. We have the resources to properly investigate these cases and argue the cases in court if necessary. You can rely on us to utilize every legal resource at our disposal in an effort to secure the most favorable possible outcome in your case.

We can help you with any defective medical device claim, including the following:

  • Pacemakers
  • Heart stents
  • Vaginal mesh
  • Hip replacement systems
  • Knee replacement systems

As a victim of medical malpractice, you may be entitled to recover your past and future medical costs, past and future lost wages, and damages for pain and suffering incurred as a result of the malpractice. If you need a local medical malpractice attorney in Atlanta, GA you should call us today to discuss your matter.

For an informative and touching video addressing the impacts of recent Georgia tort reform measures on the rights of individuals who have been injured through negligent medical procedures, please click the following link, which tells the story of Betty and Bruce Nestlehutt and how medical malpractice caps affected their case:

The W. Winston Briggs Law Firm’s lawyers have the experience necessary to avoid the pitfalls in a medical malpractice and help you obtain the result you deserve. We try cases. Contact us today and let us help you with your case.

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