A patient who enters a hospital or other medical facility to receive care expects that their doctor will deliver the best treatment possible. A pregnant mother not only expects this duty of care for herself but for her infant as well. Unfortunately, this doesn't always happen. The carelessness or negligence of a physician could cause the mother and baby harm in the care leading up to birth or during labor. Here are some common examples of medical malpractice that could lead to birth defects and other injuries.
You are not only entitled to workers' compensation benefits for physical injuries you have suffered while at work but you are also entitled to workers' compensation benefits for psychological injuries. For example, if you have experienced an event that has lead you to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you may be entitled to compensation for PTSD. How Prevalent is PTSD? Millions of Americans are affected by PTSD. This is a condition that is known to affect:
Not all car accidents are simple. If you've been involved in a wreck and it appears you may have been at fault, the question of who represents you in court is another thing that's far from simple. To find out more, read on. Fault is a Key Consideration When it comes to car accidents, the at-fault party may be liable for thousands of dollars in damages to the victim. If you are being accused of causing the wreck, it's understandable that your insurer will fight to ensure that not only is fault certain but that all of the victim's alleged damages are valid.
When a loved one is suffering from a longstanding illness and they finally succumb to it the pain can be very hard to deal with. Although you knew that the person was terminally ill and bound to pass away, it's still hard to live with the loss. The situation changes up when your family member passes away under suspicious circumstances. Perhaps they go into the hospital with a very minor complaint and don't return home.
Summertime means travel, and if you are in a vehicle traveling outside of your home state, there are some things you need to keep in mind. Car accidents can occur anywhere at any time in your "road trip" adventures. If you are traveling through more than one state, it is extremely important that you know and understand what the laws are in each state regarding car insurance requirements. What is the bare minimum coverage in your state may not be enough coverage in another state.