Probably one of the most-dreadful days in a person's life is the notorious, "Wisdom teeth extraction day." Everyone I have encountered who discusses their medical history always remembers the dreadful day they got their wisdom teeth pulled.
Post extraction days will most likely be the worst couple days of pain the average person ever has to experience, and for that reason, people are always... [Continue Reading]
Amusement and theme parks are popular among kids and parents because of the promise of fun and the thrill of riding the many fun rides. The Walt Disney World is one such amazing park where people for to have fun. Usually, it is safe, and not many accidents happen there. However, there is always the occasional incident that the company usually tries to resolve outside the courts by paying off... [Continue Reading]
Car accidents can and do happen. The important thing is that everybody gets to go home at the end. No one likes being in an accident, but a bruise or even a laceration is always better than death. And to get proper treatment that will keep a seemingly minor injury from turning into something worse, you need have access to funds that will take care of your medical and hospital bills.
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Car Accidents happen pretty frequently in the US. In fact, there are an estimated 6 million car accidents every year. Many of these only result in property damage and injuries, while a significant number results in fatalities.
Data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2013 shows that there were 33,561 car accident fatalities in 2012. However, seeing as... [Continue Reading]
Don’t believe that you’ll always receive the best care and doctors will enforce best practices. Whether the doctor is incompetent, negligent, or makes a simple mistake with patient records, medical malpractices occur every day in America.
Some of the statistics are actually hard to believe.
The Top 10 Malpractice Stats
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We want to trust them with our lives because let’s face it, sometimes we’re in dire need of medical help. Although the best recipe for a healthy life is avoiding doctors and physicians in multiple disciplines, sometimes we need attention. The following malpractice lawsuits and mishaps go down as some of the craziest and most controversial in the last decade.
The Big Five
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When a person is charged with murder, it is important to understand the distinction between this charge and a wrongful death action. A murder charge is a type of criminal charge that carries criminal penalties with it. These penalties may include prison time, fines, probation and community service. Criminal defense lawyers handle these types of cases.
A wrongful death lawsuit enables the... [Continue Reading]
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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Frank Shannon's lawyer says the Oklahoma linebacker is innocent of sexual assault, and she believes coach Bob Stoops should allow her client to play in Saturday's opener against Louisiana Tech. No charges were filed against ...
(Aug 29, 2014, Sacramento Bee)
The lawyer for Josh Shaw, the USC football captain suspended for lying about how he injured himself, has advised Shaw to stop talking to police investigators, he told ABC News today. The football player spoke twice with Los Angeles Police, lawyer ...
(Aug 29, 2014, ABC News)
Appeals court throws out carjacker's sentence because he wasn't offered lawyer ...
(Aug 29, 2014, Florida Times-Union)
In the second case over the company's inserts to go to trial, jurors in state court in Woburn, Massachusetts, deliberated for 17 hours over three days before clearing Boston Scientific of liability for Maria Cardenas's injuries, Doug Monsour, one of ...
(Aug 29, 2014, Bloomberg)
Li was the third lawyer to take on the case, which had been filed in 1990, and one of the prior lawyers had recovered $515,000. That brought the total amount to be distributed to about $4 million after the judgment was upheld in 2009, according to ...
(Aug 29, 2014, New Jersey Law Journal)
SEATTLE (AP) - A lawyer representing mentally ill patients who were “warehoused” in emergency rooms because no treatment beds were available urged the state Supreme Court on Friday to reject the state's request for a delay on banning the practice of ...
(Aug 29, 2014, Washington Times)
It is the last chance for the lawyers to sway the jury in the now five-week long trial. The McDonnells are charged with selling the governor's office in exchange for $177,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie Williams Sr., former CEO of Star Scientific ...
(Aug 29, 2014, Roanoke Times)
Lawyer Alan Blacker, who was representing a minibus driver accused of death by dangerous driving, was rebuked by Judge David Wynn Morgan in Cardiff crown court this week. According to WalesOnline, he was wearing a number of colourful ribbons and ...
(Aug 29, 2014, The Guardian)