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What Are the Long-Term Costs After a Birth Injury?

The days leading up to a birth are some of the most stressful a parent can go through. The mixture of hopes and fears keeps the family on its toes. Fortunately, most births go smoothly, and the [...]

What Are the Long-Term Costs After a Birth Injury?2020-02-20T11:33:10+00:00

Birth Injury Prevention Steps and Statistics

No topic creates as much fear and apprehension as an injury to a newly-born infant. Part of this comes from a deep-seated need to protect the young. The other part comes from the knowledge that a small [...]

Birth Injury Prevention Steps and Statistics2020-02-13T11:30:17+00:00

Who Gets Sued? Malpractice and Hospital Structure

One question that sees little attention in the world of medical malpractice is the multitude of actors that can be sued under malpractice criteria. You might think that only a doctor or treating physician of some stripe [...]

Who Gets Sued? Malpractice and Hospital Structure2020-02-06T11:34:34+00:00

Chronic Conditions Effect on Medical Malpractice Claims

For many, the idea of a sudden complication or lack of proper diagnosis from a sudden onset of illness is alarming. For others, they know, and have known, what’s wrong for a long time. Even those with [...]

Chronic Conditions Effect on Medical Malpractice Claims2020-01-31T12:01:46+00:00

Malpractice Concerns for Children and Teens

The laws governing the statute of limitations for medical malpractice have several categories of exceptions. Primarily, these deal with when an injury is, or should be, recognized by a claimant.  For children and teens, these rules have [...]

Malpractice Concerns for Children and Teens2020-01-16T11:24:13+00:00

The Problem of Silence: Psychological Impacts of Nursing Home Neglect

Humans are social creatures. They work, play, love, and fear as a unit better than they do alone. United, they build great works and explore the globe and beyond. Divided, they suffer in silence or in great [...]

The Problem of Silence: Psychological Impacts of Nursing Home Neglect2019-11-13T14:24:17+00:00

Nursing Home Negligence During Transportation

Not all problems with nursing home negligence occur in the home itself. Facilities have a duty to care for residents during transportation to remote activities as well.  These remote activities are necessary for the social and physical [...]

Nursing Home Negligence During Transportation2019-10-24T10:45:03+00:00

Nursing Home Abuse: Precautions to Take for Loved Ones

The line between negligence and abuse remains a fine one. The major distinctions fall along the lines of intention and severity of harm. It’s important to avoid both when finding care for your loved ones. If you [...]

Nursing Home Abuse: Precautions to Take for Loved Ones2019-09-12T11:08:21+00:00

Workers’ Compensation at Home: Employees Telecommuting

The statistics on working from home and telecommuting continues to grow as information technologies increasingly decentralize the workplace. A decade ago, only 24% of workers had home offices and/or performed workplace activities from home. Last year, this [...]

Workers’ Compensation at Home: Employees Telecommuting2019-09-05T10:38:36+00:00

Purpose of an Independent Medical Examination

After being injured on the job, time often feels like it slows down but is also passing too quickly. Bills and expenses pile up rapidly and relief from any help seems to always be further away.  Part [...]

Purpose of an Independent Medical Examination2019-08-29T08:24:35+00:00

Confronting Nursing Home Negligence While a Loved One Resides There

Fixing a situation while in the middle of it is far more difficult than from the outside. You hardly expect to diagnose and repair a problem with your car or computer while the thing is running. Social [...]

Confronting Nursing Home Negligence While a Loved One Resides There2019-08-15T18:36:32+00:00