My workers’ compensation claim was denied. what should i do?
June 27, 2020
No one files a Workers’ Compensation claim for the fun of it. You’re filing a claim because it’s necessary to continue supporting you and your family while you’re unable to work. Life doesn’t pause after you’ve been injured at work; the mortgage still needs to be paid, bills are still coming in, as are any costs associated with your injury such as medical bills and copays. When you’re unable to work and collect a paycheck, filing a Workers’ Compensation claim is one of the most important steps you can take to find financial relief. But what if your claim was… read more
What does pain and suffering mean in a personal injury case?
June 25, 2020
There are a few key terms you’ll hear in a personal injury case, such as liability, damages and pain and suffering. While liability and damages may be easier to define, pain and suffering is a bit more tricky. What exactly IS pain and suffering? What does it entail? And is it something that the injured party can sue for? What is Pain and Suffering? Pain and suffering is a general damage that refers to the physical and emotional anguish someone suffered as a result of their injury. The law recognizes two types of pain and suffering: physical and mental. read more
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May 4, 2020
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Covid-19 workers’ compensation for medical office workers
April 30, 2020
As many states are shutting down non-essential businesses during the current coronavirus pandemic, these states are designating medical offices, such as doctor’s offices, dentist’s offices, and physical therapists, as essential services that can stay open during stay-at-home orders. As a result, medical office workers must continue to come into contact with members of the public in the course of treatment, potentially being exposed to someone with coronavirus, especially if that person isn’t displaying symptoms. Although many coronavirus infections result in mild to moderate cold- or flu-like symptoms, a sizable portion of those who are infected with the virus do develop… read more
Covid-19 workers’ compensation for nurses
April 8, 2020
Although many COVID-19 infections result in mild to moderate cold- or flu-like symptoms requiring no hospitalization or professional medical care (and in some case infections result in no symptoms at all), a significant percentage of infections result in hospitalization, particularly for persons over the age of 60 and/or who have underlying medical conditions like respiratory or cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or a compromised immune system. As a result, COVID-19 infections can result in permanent damage to the respiratory system and even death, especially as the healthcare system becomes overwhelmed with seriously ill patients. As many states shut down non-essential businesses during… read more
Fda warns against bogus coronavirus cures and treatments
March 30, 2020
Are you currently in a locked-down state? Whether you’ve been ordered to shelter in place or simply practice social distancing, the Coronavirus pandemic is changing the way all Americans live their lives. This unprecedented time hasn’t caused criminal enterprises to stop operating, though. In fact, the FDA is warning that there’s some major fraudulent activity surrounding the Covid-19 virus that everyone needs to be aware of. Learn everything you need to know about Coronavirus scams below. Illegally Marketed Products Right now, there’s no treatment recommended by the FDA for coronavirus. If you see a product on the market that’s… read more
What can you do when errors happen during a c-section?
March 25, 2020
While advances in modern medicine continue to occur, there are always risks associated with c-sections. These are serious and major surgical procedures that occur when a woman is unable to give birth vaginally for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, the infant is in distress and an emergency c-section is required. On the other hand, c-sections are scheduled when it is believed that the woman would be unable to give birth vaginally. Just like any other surgical procedure, there are risks associated with c-sections. Things can go wrong. If an OB/GYN makes mistakes during the procedure, it is the woman and… read more
The types of injuries that can occur due to defective products
March 13, 2020
Consumers purchase millions of products each year, and as a result, have certain expectations when purchasing items. They expect these items to work properly and do what they are supposed to do. However, there are times when products are defective. Unfortunately, defective products can lead to serious injuries for the consumers who put their trust in a product that ends up causing more harm than good. Some products lack certain safety features and put young children at risk. Some products do not come with proper warning labels, thus putting everyone at risk who uses those products. When these products… read more
Ikea reaches largest settlement in child’s dresser-related death
March 3, 2020
Ikea, the company best-known for producing a massive amount of furniture in the United States and other countries around the world, will now be paying out its largest settlement ever in a child’s dresser-related death. The parents of Jozef Dudek are expected to receive a total of $46 million from the company, which has headquarters in Pennsylvania. Jozef Dudek was a two-year-old boy when a Malm dresser from Ikea fell on top of him and caused him to suffocate. It all happened quickly and his parents were left trying to put the pieces of the puzzle together. They could not… read more
Can nurse-related errors after an operation lead to a malpractice lawsuit?
February 10, 2020
After an operation, it is necessary for patients to receive an adequate amount of care due to the risks of complications that can occur. Post-op nurses have a serious obligation to provide the highest level of care possible to a patient while making sure the patient’s needs are met. If the nurse fails to provide the level of care that the patient needs and deserves, it can lead to complications that put a patient’s life at risk. Those complications could also cause an individual to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the post-op nurse and the hospital where things… read more
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