After suffering a spinal injury due to the negligent, or careless, actions of another person, you can file a claim against the liable party for financial compensation. Liable parties, known as defendants in personal injury claims, will try to shield themselves from paying as much compensation as possible. To do this, they will… Continue reading Defenses Raised in Spinal Injury ClaimsContinue Reading
How is the Claims Process Different After a Fatal Accident?
Many people know that if they are involved in an accident caused by another person’s negligence, they can file a claim against the at-fault party to recover damages. It is also largely understood that when an accident is so serious it is fatal, surviving loved ones can file a wrongful death… Continue reading How is the Claims Process Different After a Fatal Accident?Continue Reading
Four Hidden Injuries After a Car Accident
Car accidents are traumatic. They happen suddenly and unexpectedly, and they cause very serious injuries. Some injuries, such as facial injuries, deep lacerations, and broken bones are obvious. Other injuries, though, are not always so apparent. During a crash, your body will try to protect you from some of the trauma of… Continue reading Four Hidden Injuries After a Car AccidentContinue Reading
What is the Cost of a Spinal Cord Injury?
A spinal cord injury occurs any time the spinal cord or the nerves surrounding the spinal column become damaged. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC), approximately 282,000 Americans currently suffer from trauma due to spinal cord damage. A spinal cord injury will not only cause you immense… Continue reading What is the Cost of a Spinal Cord Injury?Continue Reading
The Real Cost of a Broken Arm or Leg in Florida
[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text]Accidents often result in broken arms or legs for victims. Due to the fact that accidents often involve a great amount of force, that pressure is often too much for the bones in the… Continue reading The Real Cost of a Broken Arm or Leg in FloridaContinue Reading
The Importance of Monitoring Fetal Heart Rate During Labor
Even the most skilled and experienced medical professionals can’t predict every problem that may occur during childbirth. There are, however, certain precautions that every doctor, midwife, or nurse should take when a patient is in labor, including monitoring a child’s heart rate. Failing to do so can have devastating consequences,… Continue reading The Importance of Monitoring Fetal Heart Rate During LaborContinue Reading
Hypoxia During Surgery
Many people are surprised to learn that one of the most dangerous parts of undergoing surgery isn’t surgical intervention itself, but the administration of anesthesia to patients, which, if done incorrectly, can result in hypoxia, or oxygen loss to the brain. Steady oxygen flow is crucial to the proper functioning… Continue reading Hypoxia During SurgeryContinue Reading
Were You Discharged from the Hospital Too Early?
After surgery or other medical treatment, many hospital patients need time to recover. Although being in the hospital can be stressful, it serves a useful purpose. Someone in a weakened state needs to be close to life-saving treatment in case they relapse or develop complications. Hospitals face many pressures to… Continue reading Were You Discharged from the Hospital Too Early?Continue Reading
Spinal Stenosis is a Disabling Injury
The spinal cord runs through a tunnel in the center of the spine. Unfortunately, this tunnel can become narrowed, which puts pressure on the spinal cord and nerve roots. The pain that many people experience can be excruciating. Some people are born with spinal stenosis, but many more people acquire… Continue reading Spinal Stenosis is a Disabling InjuryContinue Reading