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Psychiatric Malpractice

Georgia Psychiatric Malpractice Lawyer

Patients with psychiatric concerns can be very fragile and vulnerable. People in this condition can be taken advantage of by negligent doctors or other medical professionals. A patient’s rights may be unjustly restricted by physical restraints, or the patient may be a victim of false imprisonment. The use of psychiatric treatments or drugs without a patient’s informed consent is against the law.

With nearly 30 years of experience, malpractice attorney M. Brice Ladson has the commitment and integrity to handle these delicate cases. A well-respected professional and pioneer in the field, attorney M. Brice Ladson the co-founder of the Psychiatric Malpractice Seminar for the State Bar of Georgia.

  • Professional Negligence 
  • False Imprisonment
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Failure to Treat
  • Improper Treatments
  • Improper Diagnoses
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Informed Consent Issues
  • Breach of Confidentiality
  • Serious Patient Injury
  • Sexual Misconduct

Patient Suicide While Under Psychiatric Care

Losing a loved one to suicide is a terrible tragedy to any family. You may be feeling confused about why your loved one has taken their own life. You may even feel guilty that you didn’t get them the proper help.

Psychiatrists have a duty to protect patients and their families. This includes administering the proper medications to help a patient cope, or securing any firearms a patient has access to. If your loved one committed suicide while under the care of a psychiatrist, contact Georgia psychiatric malpractice lawyer M. Brice Ladson, in Savannah, to review your case.