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What Is a Medical Error of Omission?

Published on Jun 17, 2022 at 5:26 pm in Medical Malpractice.

Much like any professional in their field, you expect your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and any other medical team members to do everything reasonably within their command to ensure you get the best possible care.

In the case of physicians, this means that you should receive a timely and accurate diagnosis and be clearly advised of treatment options available to you. It also means that you should expect a nurse assisting a surgeon to notify them of changes in vitals and if it appears surgical tools aren’t accounted for. Nurses also have an obligation to administer medication per the doctor’s instructions.

What Types of Workers Are Most at Risk for Repetitive Stress Injuries?

Published on Jun 10, 2022 at 5:27 pm in Workers' Compensation.

Like most people, you probably associate work injuries with catastrophic, one-time accidents. While this is the case for some victims of workplace injuries, other victims’ injuries develop over time.

Repetitive stress injuries are among some of the most common work injuries, and yet many workers think of their ongoing aches and pains as just another part of the job. Regardless of what industry you work in, you do not have to suffer. You should be able to live your life without work-related pain limiting what you can do.

What Are the Trip and Fall Dangers of Different Types of Flooring?

Published on May 19, 2022 at 8:58 pm in Premises Liability.

What Are the Trip and Fall Dangers of Different Types of Flooring

Trip and fall accidents might be used for a quick joke in popular television shows and movies, but they are far more terrifying in real life. An unexpected fall can leave you seriously injured, unable to work, and struggling to keep up with your daily life.

Falls send 8 million people to the emergency room every year. Of those, more than 1 million are specifically trip and fall accident victims, accounting for 12% of all fall-related emergency room trips.

By the end of this article, you might have a different perception of trip and fall accidents, including which types of flooring pose the most danger.

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