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Video: How to Sue for
Medical Negligence in South Carolina

Video Transcription Hi, I’m attorney David Hood and I’ve been practicing law in South Carolina for over 30 years. And today, what I’d like to cover is a primary area of practice for us, which is medical malpractice, and how do you sue for medical malpractice in South Carolina? Reasonable Standard of Care Basically, you […]

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Scary Time for Students: College Health Centers Provide Inadequate Care

Millions of students are returning to college campuses in the middle of a worldwide pandemic. This will put to test the ability of college and university health services to adequately care for students. “To access the landscape of student health services at roughly 1,700 four-year residential campuses, The Washington Post interviewed more than 200 students, […]

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Telehealth Expands Access to Healthcare During COVID-19 Pandemic

Prior to COVID-19, the use of telemedicine or telehealth was very minimal, and seemed more like a luxury. Many of us are under shelter in place orders due to the Coronavirus; and those who aren’t have been told to social distance, and stay away from people as much as possible, to keep the spread down. […]

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Where are All the Non COVID-19 Emergencies?

Many emergency rooms have seen a huge increase in patients with fever, cough, shortness of breath, and other signs of possible pneumonia stemming from COVID-19 lately. “However, ER physicians have also noticed a startling decrease in patients coming in for serious non-COVID issues, such as heart attack and stroke.” (Forbes.com) Because of the “Stay at […]

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Single Mother of Brain-Damaged Boy Wins $50 M in Malpractice Suit

Poor communication at hospitals can cause medical negligence that leads to injuries and sometimes disabilities. Ms. Snow can now afford to have her 5-year-old son live back home with her, where he belongs. In November of 2019, a jury deliberated six hours before awarding her son and his mom $50 million. Ms. Snow says she […]

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Here’s How a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Works in South Carolina

If you’ve been harmed by a doctor or other medical professional in South Carolina and you’re trying to decide whether you want to pursue a medical malpractice case against them, you’re probably wondering what will happen if you decide to do so.  To help you understand what’s involved, clear up any misconceptions, and relieve your natural anxiety over […]