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.
Industrial accidents happen from time to time. Even when employees and employers are doing whatever they can to prevent trouble, there is always the potential of something bad happening.
It goes without saying that most people put a high level of trust in their medical team. From nurses to doctors to pharmacists, they trust these people to provide high quality care and medical advice.
Every expectant parent hopes and wishes for a healthy child. Many expectant mothers go to great lengths to offer their unborn child the best opportunities for health as they grow and develop. This typically includes prenatal care, extra vitamins, appropriate exercise and even a careful diet.
You're in your 40s now, and you're starting to think about cancer. You're not worried, per se, but you have a family and you own your business, so there's a lot at stake.