Victims of medical malpractice are protected by the law. A man in Florida recently won a $3.6 million settlement after his wife died. The man's wife received four spinal injections for lower back pain. However, the victim was later admitted to the hospital in excruciating pain. The victim was at that point diagnosed with an epidural abscess. She underwent multiple surgeries and treatments over the period of a year and died at the age of 60. The victim endured at least 8 surgeries.
Car accidents can result in a variety of serious injuries that can damage victims. Out of greater than 5.6 million car accidents reported in 2012, more than 30,000 of them were fatal and 1.6 million car accidents resulted in other types of injuries. The costs of car accidents can be immense. The total economic impact of car accidents is estimated to be $277 billion every year.
Whether your kids ride bike to see friends or simply stroll around the neighborhood, you're probably just happy they're not staring at the television screen.
Child custody is a an understandably significant concern for divorcing parents. Because of this, it is helpful for divorcing parents to understand how child custody determinations are made and how the family law system handles child custody, visitation and co-parenting concerns.
Often, we think that doctors are supposed to know everything there is to know about conditions that ail us. When they don’t know what is wrong or they don’t spot a treatable illness before it is too late, they can be held negligent.
Many individuals envision doctors as having all the answers, or the ability to fix what is broken, when you go in to the hospital with a problem. Most times, this sentiment rings true, but what happens when it does not? What happens when a doctor, instead of correcting the problem, creates or enhances a problem?