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Hospital Medical Malpractice Negligence And Legal Liability

Hospital Medical Malpractice Negligence

Hospital Medical malpractice negligence is generally synonymous with the thought of wrongdoing on behalf of a doctor or other medical professional. In actuality, however, there are numerous points of potential liability to consider in hospital medical malpractice negligence cases. Medical care can go awry at any point from admission forward in a hospital. In fact, a hospital may be liable in more situations than you realize. These can include scenarios involving not only doctors, but employees. And in a number of cases, the doctors are not the employees. Doctors: Employees or Independent Contractors?When hospital doctors who are employees provide improper treatment...

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Legal Help For Trucking Accident Victims

Trucking Accident Attorneys

Thousands of fatalities, injuries, and accident-related vehicle-damage cases occur each year due to trucking accidents, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.1 Victims and their families face overwhelming physical, mental, and financial stressors in the midst of trying to recover and get their lives as back on track as possible. One of the first steps to consider after such an accident is hiring legal counsel. This can be beneficial from a number of angles. To begin with, there are numerous legal considerations—many of which are not readily obvious to the general public. One of the most important of these aspects...

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Breach Of Contract And Commercial Litigation Attorneys

Breach of contract and commercial litigation

In addition to fraud and employment issues, breach of contract ranks high among cases that lead to commercial litigation. A contract is considered to be breached when certain specified duties are promised to be performed and that promise is not fulfilled. These can include expected services, mutually agreed-upon compensation, or other scenarios. When even one aspect of a written or oral contract is not upheld by a party who is legally bound to the contract, a breach occurs. A breach of contract can affect an array of parties, from individuals to major corporations, and can even result in a class-action...

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Birth Injuries: Securing Compensation For Long-Term Care

Birth-Injuries

Birth injuries are devastating and heartbreaking, no matter what type. They may be the result of brain damage, asphyxia, hypoxia, organ failure, infection, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, C-sections, or other events. Those that cause permanent injury to a child, a mother, or both create the most serious scenarios with regard to costs and other considerations involving both current and future care. Needs may include: Medical testingHealth monitoringPhysician costsSpecialist costsLong-term caretakersMental health careCustom prostheticsMobility devices (wheelchairs)Specialty educationVehicle modificationHome modificationFurniture modificationTransportation costsSecurityInability to work Given the extent of potentially lifelong needs in birth injury negligence cases, it is crucial to obtain compensation commensurate to...

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Legal Help For Victims Of Motor Vehicle Safety Defects

Motor vehicle safety defects

Motor vehicle safety defects are the cause of tens of thousands of injuries and deaths annually.1 Injuries sustained include severe lacerations, brain damage, spinal injuries, severed limbs, and dislocated, broken, or fractured bones. In addition, the mental and emotional toll can be devastating. And while the number of motor vehicle safety defects detected and reported to the public each year may be lessening, there are still far too many incidences in which individuals are injured, handicapped, or killed as a result of faulty vehicle safety equipment.  Over 390 million vehicles, 46 million tires, 66 million pieces of motor vehicle equipment, and 42...

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Birth Injury Claims: Legal Questions And Answers

Cerebral Palsy Lawyer

The shock and heartbreak of learning that your baby has a birth injury parallels with having a wide variety of questions regarding the cause, future care, and costs. These generally correlate with contacting a birth injury lawyer to discuss legal liability regarding your baby’s injury. The following are common questions regarding birth injury claims: What Is One Of The First Things I Should Do If I Learn My Child Has A Birth Injury?In addition to practicing self care by eating nutritious meals, staying hydrated, and getting enough sleep, it is beneficial to confirm the type of birth injury your child has...

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Black newborn babies more likely to die when looked after by White doctors

Black Birth Injuries

(CNN) Black newborn babies in the United States are more likely to survive childbirth if they are cared for by Black doctors, but three times more likely than White Babies to die when looked after by White doctors, a study has found. The mortality rate of Black newborn babies in hospital shrunk by between 39% and 58% when Black physicians took charge of the birth, according to the research, which laid bare how shocking racial disparities in human health can affect even the first hours of a person's life. By contrast, the mortality rate for White babies was largely unaffected...

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Benefits Of Legal Representation In Nursing Home Legal Cases

Nursing Home Legal Cases

Time. Money. Justice. These are all factors in a vast array of situations in life, and nursing home legal cases are no different.  To begin with, experiencing nursing home abuse or neglect, or learning that a loved one is or was being abused or neglected, generally coincides with feelings of anger, hurt, and even guilt. Adding to the devastation is the confusion that usually follows regarding what steps to take next — and hiring a nursing home abuse and neglect lawyer is often a consideration. However, a combination of misconceptions about legal costs and time factors sometimes deters individuals from initially...

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Legal Representation By Expert Automobile Accident Attorneys

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 “Should we look into automobile accident attorneys?” It’s a question often asked after an automobile accident. The answer is generally “Yes.” There are a number of important reasons why, including those involving professional legal assessment, liability, insurance issues, and fair compensation. Whether or not you are at fault, legal representation by an experienced Miami automobile accident attorney can offer substantial benefits.  To begin with, professional legal assessment of an accident often brings to light legal considerations that can affect a case, but are not obvious to the general public. For example, in many cases more than one party involved in an automobile...

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From Prevention To Palsy: How Most Birth Injuries Occur

Birth Injuries

Learning that your newborn baby has birth injuries is a horrific experience. You have questions. And you want answers—along with help, direction, resources…and justice. Not to mention fair compensation for your birth injury negligence settlement so that you can pay for care and services for your child. This is especially important when your child’s care requirements will be ongoing. There are a number of causes of birth injuries, the great majority of which are related to medical negligence. These include errors on the behalf of doctors, surgeons, medical staff, nurses, and hospitals. In cases of birth injuries resulting in palsy, for example,...

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