Carrie Teegardin

Reporter

Carrie Teegardin is on the investigative team. She is a graduate of Duke University and has won numerous national journalism awards. RELATED: Doctors & Sex Abuse, an AJC National Investgation

Latest from Carrie Teegardin

Larry Nassar isn’t the only bad doc at the Tucson pen
 At Larry Nassar’s new residence – the federal penitentiary in Tucson – he’s not the only inmate with both a medical degree and a horrifying criminal history. Nassar, the doctor who was recently convicted for sexually abusing young gymnasts, is now at the same prison where Dr. Craig A. Morgenstern is serving time...

Posted: 4 days ago

At Larry Nassar’s new residence – the federal penitentiary in Tucson – he’s not the only inmate with both a medical degree and a horrifying criminal history. Nassar, the doctor who was recently convicted for sexually abusing young gymnasts, is now at the same prison where Dr. Craig A. Morgenstern is serving time...
Severely burned victim sues Amazon after hoverboard fire destroys his home
 Irvin R. Love was searching Amazon for the perfect Christmas gift for his girlfriend’s daughter when a hoverboard popped up at a bargain price. >> Read more trending news  But the $264 hoverboard that was supposed to make Christmas 2015 special ended up torching Love’s Georgia home and leaving him so badly injured...

Posted: 5 days ago

Irvin R. Love was searching Amazon for the perfect Christmas gift for his girlfriend’s daughter when a hoverboard popped up at a bargain price. >> Read more trending news  But the $264 hoverboard that was supposed to make Christmas 2015 special ended up torching Love’s Georgia home and leaving him so badly injured...
Georgia man sues Amazon after hoverboard fire destroys home
 Irvin R. Love was searching Amazon for the perfect Christmas gift for his girlfriend’s daughter when a hoverboard popped up at a bargain price. But the $264 hoverboard that was supposed to make Christmas 2015 special ended up torching Love’s Georgia home and leaving him so badly injured that doctors resorted to placing cadaver...

Posted: 6 days ago

Irvin R. Love was searching Amazon for the perfect Christmas gift for his girlfriend’s daughter when a hoverboard popped up at a bargain price. But the $264 hoverboard that was supposed to make Christmas 2015 special ended up torching Love’s Georgia home and leaving him so badly injured that doctors resorted to placing cadaver...
Secrecy rules at Georgia medical board
 Shoddy care by doctors. Sexual misconduct. Malpractice cases that led to $1 million settlements. Violations involving prescription drugs. Those are among the serious allegations made against Georgia doctors last year in formal complaints. But the public will never know the details of how the Georgia Composite Medical Board handled the vast...

Posted: 13 days ago

Shoddy care by doctors. Sexual misconduct. Malpractice cases that led to $1 million settlements. Violations involving prescription drugs. Those are among the serious allegations made against Georgia doctors last year in formal complaints. But the public will never know the details of how the Georgia Composite Medical Board handled the vast...
Doctor in sex abuse case also faced malpractice suit
 Dr. Paul Harnetty, a former Georgia doctor recently convicted of sexually assaulting patients, came off as “bizarre, arrogant and cocky” during a deposition taken years ago, said a Macon attorney who filed a lawsuit against the doctor in 2010. “He thought a lot of himself,” said Kathy McArthur, who represented a patient...

Posted: 16 days ago

Dr. Paul Harnetty, a former Georgia doctor recently convicted of sexually assaulting patients, came off as “bizarre, arrogant and cocky” during a deposition taken years ago, said a Macon attorney who filed a lawsuit against the doctor in 2010. “He thought a lot of himself,” said Kathy McArthur, who represented a patient...
Did Georgia go easy on a dangerous doctor?
 The same week that Dr. Larry Nassar’s abuse of young gymnasts made national headlines — with one victim after another coming forward to publicly describe his sexual abuse — a former Georgia doctor sat in a courtroom hundreds of miles away. Like Nassar, Dr. Paul Harnetty was facing charges involving the way he touched...

Posted: 18 days ago

The same week that Dr. Larry Nassar’s abuse of young gymnasts made national headlines — with one victim after another coming forward to publicly describe his sexual abuse — a former Georgia doctor sat in a courtroom hundreds of miles away. Like Nassar, Dr. Paul Harnetty was facing charges involving the way he touched...
Former Georgia doctor found guilty of sexually assaulting patients

Posted: 25 days ago

A Wyoming jury found Dr. Paul Harnetty guilty on Friday of assaulting two patients during medical exams, the Casper Star-Tribune reported.  Harnetty, once an ob-gyn in middle Georgia, was acquitted on six other charges. The doctor left Georgia after losing his hospital privileges and being "disassociated" from his medical group...
BBB warns consumers about Atlanta-based Broad Horizons Travel
 Consumers should use caution before doing business with Atlanta-based Broad Horizons Travel, according to a warning issued Wednesday by the Better Business Bureau Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & Northeast Georgia. Broad Horizons Travel has an "F" rating with BBB for failing to obtain the necessary license from the Georgia Real...

Posted: 27 days ago

Consumers should use caution before doing business with Atlanta-based Broad Horizons Travel, according to a warning issued Wednesday by the Better Business Bureau Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & Northeast Georgia. Broad Horizons Travel has an "F" rating with BBB for failing to obtain the necessary license from the Georgia Real...
The agony of ER waits: Flu season is making them worse
 Headed to the ER? Well, so are a lot of other people, with one of the worst flu seasons in years sickening people across Georgia. So, pack a sandwich and think about bringing a pillow, since your wait for treatment in one of Atlanta's ERs may be a long one. At WellStar Health System, which operates hospitals across metro Atlanta, its emergency...

Posted: 30 days ago

Headed to the ER? Well, so are a lot of other people, with one of the worst flu seasons in years sickening people across Georgia. So, pack a sandwich and think about bringing a pillow, since your wait for treatment in one of Atlanta's ERs may be a long one. At WellStar Health System, which operates hospitals across metro Atlanta, its emergency...