Most people seek the help of a doctor believing that they will be properly treated for their ailments. Unfortunately, mistakes occur within the medical system that can result in the death of a patient that might have recovered had the mistake not occurred. If you suspect that your loved one's death was the result of medical malpractice, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your pain and suffering. Here are three things you need to do to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve in the event a loved one dies as a result of medical malpractice.
27 May 2016
When you place your loved one under the care of a nursing facility, you should have complete confidence they will be well taken care of. But for some people, the opposite is true. Nursing home abuse is an all-too-common and serious concern many people face. If you suspect your loved one is being abused, there are important steps you need to take. Gather Information When you have evidence to support your claim, you have a major advantage.
16 May 2016
Being involved in an automobile accident is an experience that many people will have over the course of their lives. Unfortunately, new drivers may not be prepared for how to legally protect themselves following an auto accident. While these events can result in serious damages and injuries, it is possible for victims of auto accidents to pursue compensation for these losses, but this can be complicated if you make some critical mistakes in the moments after your accident.
2 May 2016
Being involved in a car accident is bad enough, but being stuck with medical bills or lost wages that the insurance company won't cover you for can make things exponentially more difficult. As you're going through the process of trying to reach a settlement regarding your car accident case, there are some all-too-common mistakes you'll want to avoid that could actually hurt your case and reduce your chances of reaching a fair settlement.
19 April 2016
Some employers are reluctant to compensate employees for injuries received while working. As a result, an employee could face discrimination and other acts once they return to work. If you feel that your employer is treating you unfairly after filing for workers' comp, here is what you need to know. Can Your Employer Terminate or Demote You? One of the biggest concerns that employees have after filing a claim for workers' comp is whether or not their employers will terminate or demote them.
8 April 2016
Getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle is a big responsibility. Accidents are common on the nation's roadways. Even though you might be fortunate enough to avoid being involved in an accident yourself, it's very possible that you might witness an accident while you are driving. In order to protect yourself from litigation (even though you weren't involved in the accident) here are three things you need to keep in mind.
28 March 2016
Medical malpractice is a serious offense that can be damaging to your reputation, your finances, and your medical practice as a whole. Medical malpractice occurs when a medical provider purposely neglects best practices or demonstrates intent to harm a patient. That means that even if you don't mean to injure your patient, they can take up legal action against you if they deem your actions to be responsible for their harm.
23 February 2016