If you were injured by another person's negligent actions, a civil lawsuit provides a mechanism for holding that person accountable and seeking compensation. However, claims arising from a brain injury can present special problems.
Potential brain injury should be a very real concern for anyone who has been involved in a car crash, slip and fall, construction or sporting accident. Yet there can also be causes of brain injury that do not involve physical blows or other types of head trauma. A medical patient deprived of oxygen might be at risk of anoxic brain injury. Pharmacy errors or adverse medication interactions might also be culprits.
According to MedMalFacts, medical malpractice is responsible for nearly 100,000 deaths every year. Unfortunately, a health-care provider's mistake can have devastating consequences for patients. Some victims never fully recover.
Even a minor fender-bender can cause a devastating injury. The head, neck and back are especially vulnerable in collisions, and survivors often face expensive medical bills. Some cannot return to work, which leads to insurmountable debt. Fortunately, a spinal cord injury lawyer may be able to help you recover some of these financial losses.
Back injuries are notoriously debilitating. In addition to the physical limitations and mental hardship, many victims face exorbitant medical bills. However, if you suffered a spinal cord injury due to another person's negligence, then an accident lawyer may be able to help you recover compensation to pay for lost income, medical expenses and other damages.
Two types of injuries that can happen to a baby at childbirth are Cerebral palsy and Erbs palsy. This post describes how these two afflictions can occur, and their effects.
New Orleans is home to many large sporting events, which include violent games such as boxing and football. The athletes in these sports often require medical supervision before and after their competitions.
In February, the month for all things red, the focus was on women’s heart health. It is a subject that should be addressed due to the fact that heart attack is the leading cause of death amongst women. While awareness has certainly increased surrounding the leading cause of death amongst women, the second leading cause of death often receives little attention.