What Are My Legal Rights If I Contract Coronavirus? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from one person to another. It’s been named “SARS-CoV-2,” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019,” abbreviated as “COVID-19.” The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was…

Personal Injury Claims: Important Questions to Ask Have you recently been injured but are unsure about speaking with a lawyer? We understand that the time following a serious injury is often confusing and stressful. You may be unsure what your rights and responsibilities are. Below we highlight essential questions to ask before considering legal action….

A few of the most commonly asked questions regarding medical malpractice. Choose a link to jump right to a question and answer, or just scroll down and browse the page. What is “Medical Malpractice”? What must be shown to prevail in a medical malpractice case? What is the first step in pursuing a medical malpractice…

There are over 17,000 medical malpractice claims filed every year in the United States. This, of course, does not equal the number of medical errors that occur every year and does not include the number of cases that go unreported. But, new studies into medical negligence and malpractice are shining a light on the specifics…

Bedsores, also called pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue due to prolonged pressure that limits blood flow to the skin. They most often appear on skin that covers bony parts of the body. For example, the back of the patient’s head, back, heels, or buttocks. Those most at…

For children, there is nothing more magical than Halloween. It is one of the best nights of the year. But for parents, there can be a fine line between holiday fun and safety concerns. Trick-or-treating often takes place at night, and there are a lot of people and cars on the street. It also involves…

Medical malpractice is a big problem in the United States, leading to medical complications, disabilities, and even death. A report published in the New England Journal of Medicine states that medical negligence is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 100,000 deaths due to misdiagnosis and 195,000 deaths due to…

It happens in the blink of an eye. You are driving along and suddenly your car is hit. You are startled, shaken, possibly injured. You aren’t thinking clearly and may not know what your next steps should be. We’re here to help. We’ve outlined some important steps to take after a car accident to ensure…

Millions of Americans undergo surgery every year. Some procedures are emergent, while others are elective. As with any procedure, there are risks and benefits to surgery. As a patient, it is your right and responsibility to be informed about the procedure being performed and ask questions regarding the procedure to your healthcare provider. Understanding the…

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