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Mar 2017 admin 0 comments

Medical Malpractice: Diagnosis Errors

Download to PDF When a doctor makes a diagnosis error that leads to a delay in treatment, inappropriate or incorrect treatment or no treatment the result can be a worsening of the patient’s condition, or worse, death. Even though these conditions are damning in and of themselves, they don’t necessarily mean that a patient is […]

Mar 2017 admin 0 comments

Medical Malpractice: Common Medical Errors

Download to PDF Thankfully, in the US today, medical errors are infrequent in hospitals, medical facilities and doctors’ offices. Even still, mistakes by doctors, nurses and other medical personnel do happen and when they happen it’s important to understand that they don’t always rise to the level of medical malpractice. For medical malpractice claims, merit […]

Jan 2017 admin 0 comments

Kinds of Damages in Car Accident Cases

When an individual has been harmed or injured as a result of using a consumer product, they may be able to file a defective products claim to recover damages (a monetary sum meant to compensate for medical treatment, pain and suffering and. But what are the kinds of damages one might be eligible to receive […]

Dec 2016 admin 0 comments

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Personal Injury

According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, more than 15 million people suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) today. That is a huge number. The pain from this condition can be debilitating and can inhibit one’s ability to maintain a living or enjoy life as it may worsen considerably over time. The National Institutes […]

Nov 2016 admin 0 comments

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Personal Injury

Food poisoning is a common occurrence in today’s fast food environment. Whether a large national chain or a local mom-and-pop restaurant, providers have the responsibility of providing patrons safe food, and when that happens patrons may find that personal injury claims can recover damages for their illness. The legal theory on which personal injury claims […]

Oct 2016 admin 0 comments

Food Poising and Personal Injury

Download to PDF Food poisoning is a common occurrence in today’s fast food environment. Whether a large national chain or a local mom-and-pop restaurant, providers have the responsibility of providing patrons safe food, and when that happens patrons may find that personal injury claims can recover damages for their illness. The legal theory on which […]

Sep 2016 admin 0 comments

Recognizing Brain Injuries

Download to PDF With 1.4 million Americans suffering brain injuries each year (Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and with symptoms of such injuries being as understated as they are, it’s important to recognize the signs of brain injury right away and get treatment. Often difficult to detect, brain injuries can result from a […]

Jul 2016 admin 0 comments

Amusement Park Ride Injuries

Download to PDF A 2006 report by the federal Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) showed that  nearly 8,800 people suffered serious injuries on amusement park rides in the US. Additionally, 3,600 people suffered injuries on inflatable amusement park rides and yet another 3,100 on public water slides. Of course, half of these injuries are suffered […]

Jul 2016 admin 0 comments

Four Mistakes that Hurt a Defective Products Claim

Download to PDF In today’s commerce driven society, mass produced commercial products are can often be defective. Whether due to problems in their manufacture or their design, these defects can and do lead to serious injury and when that happens, it’s important to take a good hard look at how and why the injury occurred, […]

Jun 2016 admin 0 comments

Medical Malpractice: Foreign Objects Left in Patients After Surgery

Download to PDF The Joint Commission calls out hospitals with inappropriate procedures or insufficient protocols that create an environment where surgical equipment like sponges, needles, towels and other instruments are left inside patients during a procedure, leading to pain and discomfort, additional surgery and even death. According to the report, such incidents are nine times more […]