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Defining Malpractice

Medical malpractice is becoming an epidemic in the United States. The U.S. News and World Report suggests that medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in America, only falling behind cancer and heart disease. Medical malpractice alone causes 250,000 patient deaths -- 10% of all deaths -- every year. Forbes reports that in [...]

By | December 13th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Defining Malpractice

When Physical Therapy Fails

After you are injured, your doctor may recommend physical therapy. Physical therapy can be a great way to help you heal after an injury and in some cases may bring you back to the functional level you were at prior to your injury. However, in other cases, physical therapy may not work as intended and [...]

By | December 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on When Physical Therapy Fails

Most Common Medical Emergencies During the Holidays

The holidays are meant to be a joyous time spent with friends and family, especially ones you haven't seen for quite a while. Holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas bring with them food, fun, gifts, and gratitude, but they also bring with them an increase in the number of medical emergencies. ER's fill up around the [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Most Common Medical Emergencies During the Holidays

The Liability of Your Gym

Many people assume injuries that occur at a gym are simply accidents or were the result of a patron pushing him or herself too hard during their workout. However, this is not always the case. Gyms can be negligent or careless in their upkeep of gym equipment, leading to injuries that might not otherwise be [...]

By | November 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Liability of Your Gym

The Costs of Bad Posture

Poor posture is common, especially for individuals who have a desk job and work on the computer all day. It's easy to slouch or hunch over when sitting for long periods of time, although poor posture frequently occurs when standing too. Common or not, bad posture can have a number of significant adverse effects on [...]

By | October 29th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Costs of Bad Posture

The Necessity of Medical Expert Witnesses

Medical malpractice is an unfortunate event that can happen to anyone. With medical errors being the third leading cause of death in the United States, there's no guarantee that when you visit the doctor or admitted to the hospital that you won't become a victim of medical negligence. If you or a loved one do [...]

By | October 15th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The Necessity of Medical Expert Witnesses

SIDS Awareness

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the unexplained death of a healthy baby. Physical factors associated with SIDS include low birth rate, respiratory infection and brain defects. In addition, environmental factors, such as sleeping on the stomach and sleeping on a soft surface, can block the airways and increase the risk of SIDS. SIDS is [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on SIDS Awareness

Medical Malpractice in Dentistry

When one hears about medical malpractice, the first thought is to think about hospitals or physicians. But, medical malpractice can happen in any field of medicine, there can even be malpractice in dentistry. Dentists, dental assistants, and dental hygienists can also cause injury to patients. Mistakes During Extractions Typically, a tooth extraction is a routine [...]

By | September 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice in Dentistry

What You Should Know About Immunizations

Immunizing against certain diseases is a decades-old concept that in years past has been shown to be effective at eradicating very serious and life-threatening diseases. As technology has advanced, so has the number of inoculations recommended for children and adults every year, and the number of vaccines that are now expected for children and recommended [...]

By | August 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Immunizations

Accompanying Your Children to their Doctor Appointments

Doctor's visits are a normal part of childhood -- from well visits to immunizations to the occasional sick visit, you'll be taking your child to the doctor at least a couple times a year. In most cases, these appointments go off without a hitch and you're informed of your child's growth or given an antibiotic [...]

By | August 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Accompanying Your Children to their Doctor Appointments