When you are pregnant, you trust your doctor with your life, as well as the life, health and future of your unborn baby. Sometimes, however, doctors make mistakes that can have a devastating impact on your future. After all, they are only human. When mistakes result in serious birth injuries, however, you have the right to explore options for compensation.
Aging isn't always a graceful or pleasant process. It can be quite difficult to watch your loved ones decline in their final years. For some people, a loss of mental faculties can result in a need for nursing care, as dementia and confusion can make it hard for them to stay home with family. For others, physical issues, such as back, knee or hip pain, could leave them mostly bound to their bed. Nursing care may ensure proper cleaning and support.
Drivers must ensure that they don't let anything take their mind — or hands — off of operating their vehicles. When they do allow themselves to become distracted, they can cause accidents that can be devastating to themselves and others on the road.
Semitruck drivers shouldn't ever drive the rig if there is any questions as to the safety of their ability to do so. These large trucks can become unsafe for a variety of reasons. No matter what safety hazard exists, there is a chance that it can lead to a serious crash.
When people think of birth injuries, they commonly think of doctors who fail to intervene. When a mother or infant goes into distress, medical professionals need to react quickly to prevent potential injuries. They may also think of surgical or procedural mistakes that result in injury. An all-too-often ignored issue is the improper use of medical interventions, including medications, in labor and delivery.
It only takes an instant for an accident to change the course of your life. Maybe you were in your car, headed somewhere. Maybe you were going about your daily work routine. Perhaps you were out shopping. Suddenly, another driver slams into you, a machine at work strikes you or you slip in a puddle of spilled liquid while at the store. All of a sudden, you're dizzy and confused because you hit your head.
For many industrial workers, using portable power tools is a way of life. This can include everything from drills to circular saws to grinders (and that is just the start).
Are you staffed with the responsibility of operating a forklift on a daily basis? Is this something you enjoy, as long as you are able to remain safe?
During pregnancy, many mothers worry about the health of their child as well as their own well-being. That is why it is important to get regular check-ups and bring up any concerns with your doctor. However, what happens if a condition, such as gestational diabetes, goes undiagnosed? Failure to diagnose typically falls under the category of medical malpractice.
Let’s say you’re in the doctor’s office. You were called in to follow up on a biopsy that was conducted a few days ago. The doctor sits you down and explains the difficult news: you have cancer. Thoughts race through your mind: concerns about yourself, your family, your finances, your future.