Gwinnett

Gwinnett police officer was hit while directing traffic

February 20, 2013

Gwinnett police officer was hit while directing traffic Gwinnett County School resource officer was hit by a car while directing traffic at Lanier High School on Wednesday, February, 13. Student Jorge Quintana said that Rolando Jimenez has always been very helpful. “He’s always good at his job, always has a smile on his face and always takes…

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$13.9 Million won on a claim for medical malpractice leading to brain damage

February 19, 2013

$13.9 Million won on a claim for medical malpractice leading to brain damage A Gwinnett County jury verdict awarded a mother $13.9 million on a claim that doctors and nurses failed to detect oxygen deprivation to her unborn daughter during labor. The mother’s attorney shared how the medical center misread a fetal heart monitor and incorrectly diagnosed…

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A Drunk Driver Causes Wrongful Death and Over a Dozen Accidents

January 28, 2013

A Drunk Driver Causes Wrongful Death and Over a Dozen Accidents Gwinnett County police reported that a 70 year-old man was driving drunk Wednesday January 23, when he caused at least 15 wrecks, killing one person, and critically injuring another. The man was driving a Ford F-250 truck when he caused five wrecks in DeKalb County and 10 more…

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A Gwinnett County Jury Awards ER Patient $5 Million in a Medical Malpractice Claim

October 2, 2012

Attorneys for Ellen Wadsworth brought a medical malpractice lawsuit after a physician’s assistant at Houston Medical Center, misdiagnosed her as having cellulitis, a skin infection caused by bacteria, and failed to diagnose blockages in her arteries behind both knees. Ms. Wadworth, 61 at the time, was transported by ambulance to Houston Medical Center with complaints…

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Fatal Accident: Gwinnett County Police Sifting Through Crash Details

April 20, 2012

It is not always clear exactly what happened in the aftermath of a Georgia motor vehicle accident. That is particularly true when one of the parties to a two-car accident is killed at the scene of the crash. Police are often left with piecing together what occurred based upon the statements of the other party,…

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