Posted by Brian Cathey | May 02, 2023 |
In Georgia, the law distinguishes between two types of manslaughter: voluntary and involuntary. The difference between these two types of murder is the state of mind of the defendant at the time the crime was committed. In this blog, we will explore the OCGA rules that define voluntary and involu...
Posted by Brian Cathey | Apr 26, 2023 |
How can the officer arrest me if my BAC is under the legal limit?
Many people mistakenly believe they can always drink and drive as long as their blood alcohol content (BAC) is below .08%. But Georgia actually has no “legal limit” that drivers can stay below and automatically avoid a DUI. Typica...
Posted by Brian Cathey | Apr 14, 2023 |
Georgia law classifies certain crimes as serious violent felonies, often called the “seven deadly sins".
Posted by Brian Cathey | Mar 27, 2023 |
What's the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor?
Felonies are more serious than misdemeanors, but the biggest difference between a felony and a misdemeanor is the amount of time in jail you could be facing. A crime with a potential sentence of less than a year is a misdemeanor and more ...
Posted by Brian Cathey | Aug 01, 2022 |
Brian Cathey Law is proud to have David on the team. Not only is David a student at Georgia State College of Law, Brian's alma mater, but David also shares Brian's passion for representing the victims of medical malpractice.
Posted by Brian Cathey | May 17, 2022 |
In a recent medical malpractice case, JWC attorneys used the medical records audit trail to show that a medical provider changed our client's medical records after the client had died. Despite the doctor's repeated claims that he had not made any late changes to the medical records, the audit tr...
Posted by Brian Cathey | May 10, 2022 |
In medical malpractice cases, audit trails tell the true story of how a medical record was created. This true story is not just a good idea; its a legal requirement. Since 2005, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has required all healthcare organizations to “impleme...
Posted by Brian Cathey | May 06, 2022 |
We now have an Athens office!
Posted by Brian Cathey | Apr 28, 2022 |
Surgical errors or mistakes cause patients significant issues.
Posted by Brian Cathey | Apr 09, 2022 |
JWC filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of client Julie Tuttle. Her husband died from hypoglycemia after his Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System failed to alert him to his dangerously low blood sugar levels. Dexcom attempted to have the lawsuit thrown out, arguing Ms. Tuttle's c...