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At Gilreath & Associates, we know how a serious injury or the death of a loved one through negligence or neglect can be a devastating experience with far-reaching impact on your quality of life. We've spent the past 35 years helping thousands of clients receive the just compensation they deserve for incidents of serious injury and wrongful death resulting from personal injury, products liability, and medical malpractice.
Our record of success in 12 states throughout the Southeast speaks for itself. The skilled, highly experienced attorneys at Gilreath & Associates know how to achieve the positive legal outcomes you need to move on with your life. We also know that compassion counts. We are committed to our clients, and fight for them every step of the way because we genuinely care about their welfare.
Our founding partner, Sid Gilreath, is recognized as one of The Best Lawyers In America and one of The Best Lawyers in Tennessee.
We at Gilreath & Associates are proud of our long history of success. We know how to deliver the combination of legal skill, aggressive advocacy, and concerned support that you need when seeking a fair recovery for personal injury or wrongful death.
Morcellator, a medical tool used to shred tissues to make removing it easier during laparoscopic surgeries, is being blamed for spreading cancer cells in the process. A lawsuit has been filed in Newark by Viviana Ruscitto, who is fighting for her life in a New York hospital. In what was supposed to be a routine hysterectomy to remove a fibroid, Ruscitto feels that the morcellator device spread cancer cells in the course of the operation. Within weeks of the procedure, she was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of Stage 4 leiomyosarcoma. According to her family, Ruscitto’s... Read MoreCan You Sue a Psychiatrist for Medical Malpractice?
A psychiatrist, like all healthcare professionals, can make an improper diagnosis and suggest incorrect treatment for their patients. Wrong medications can be prescribed, as well as poor suggested advice. Their mistake can cause a lot of harm and the individual may suffer greater issues than if they had not gone to visit the psychiatrist in the first place. So can a psychiatrist actually be sued for negligence and malpractice like a medical doctor? The answer to that question is yes. Psychiatrists are held to a certain level of standard care that they should provide their clients. If... Read MoreWrongful Death Lawsuit Filed against Pentax Medical and Chicago Based Hospital
The family of Renate Winkler has recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Pentax Medical, a division of Pentax America Inc., and the Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Chicago, Illinois for her death on December 13, 2013. They claim her death was the direct result of a defective duodenoscope manufactured by Pentax and the negligence of the hospital for improper sterilization of the instrument. Ms. Winkler died from arbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE, a bacteria that is highly resistant to antibiotics, after she had undergone a procedure called... Read More
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