Shocking Allegations of Medical Malpractice

When we turn to professionals, we are generally operating outside of our own zone of knowledge and therefore rely upon them to act professionally, skillfully, and in our best interest. Unfortunately, professionals sometimes cause harm by failing to meet the standard of care the law requires of them. In this article, we will discuss some allegations of rather shocking medical malpractice.

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How Do You Prove Lost Wages in an Oregon Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Involvement in a serious automobile accident can be a frightening and life-changing event. Personal injuries arising from an automobile accident can initiate a chain reaction that places immense financial and economic stress on a family. But suffering a debilitating injury can also cause harm by limiting the injured party’s ability to work and earn income. Sometimes, the loss is temporary and the person who is injured will eventually return to work. Other times, the injuries limit the person's ability to work. In this article, we will discuss how some of these types of damages can be proved in a personal injury lawsuit.

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Common Causes of Summer Personal Injuries

Most people welcome the onset of summer with open arms. Unfortunately, summer is also a time in which certain types of personal injury accidents are more likely to occur. In this article, we will discuss some of the most common causes of summertime injuries.

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Why Do Drivers Hit and Run?

Hit-and-run drivers attempt to hide their involvement in an accident, thereby frustrating the legal system. When they flee the scene, they seek to avoid liability and take with them a variety of forms of evidence that could be essential to explaining how and why an accident occurred. In this article, we will discuss some of the reasons that hit-and-run drivers flee.

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Where in the U.S. is Asbestos Found Today?

For younger Americans, asbestos is probably a rare topic of conversation. That is understandable because it is far less common in the news than it once was. That can lead many people to believe that the issues of asbestos, mesothelioma, and other related illnesses have been fully addressed. That simply is not true. In this article, we will discuss where asbestos still can be found in the United States and the effects it can have on one’s health.

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Has the Chip Shortage Affected Automobile Safety?

As life started returning to some level of normalcy after March 2020 and the economy opened back up, the country has encountered many unexpected issues. One is a limited supply of computer chips for automobiles. In this article, we will examine whether the chip shortage has affected automobile safety.

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Nursing Malpractice?

The nursing profession also comes with great responsibility. Nurses are routinely involved in complex situations in which their decisions have profound effects on the health and welfare of their patients. Many people owe their health and their lives to the decisions and actions of nurses. However, when nurses fail to meet the standard of care demanded of their profession, the outcome can be tragic. Malpractice can lead to serious medical harm and even to death. In this article, we will provide a little insight into the nursing profession and discuss some of the most common causes of nursing malpractice.

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What Are Failure to Diagnose Cases?

Physicians, nurses, chiropractors, and other health care providers help us solve their medical problems. But to do so, they must accurately identify, or diagnose, the problem. If they don’t, serious harm can result, including injury, illness, and death. In this article, we will discuss the diagnosis process in medicine and what happens if it is not performed correctly.

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Are There Regulations on Who Can Drive a Semi-Truck?

Semi-trucks are so common on the roads today that it is virtually impossible to drive even a short distance without seeing one. Perhaps you yourself have even wondered how easy or difficult it might be to drive an 18-wheeler. Sometimes, it really doesn’t look that difficult, such as when a truck is cruising down the interstate. Other times, it looks quite complicated, such as when a big truck is backing up or making a complicated turn. With vehicles that can present such a great danger to the motoring public, one would hope that requirements are in place to protect the motoring public. That is, in fact, the case.

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Who Is Responsible When an Accident Is Caused by Mechanical Failure?

We spend a fair amount of time on this blog discussing a wide variety of driving errors that lead to automobile accidents and their resulting injuries. In such circumstances, the negligence is often easy to identify. But sometimes car accidents, semi-truck crashes, and motorcycle wrecks are caused by mechanical failure. In these cases, it may take a little more investigation to determine exactly who is at fault. In this article, we will discuss some examples of accidents caused by mechanical failure and who may be legally responsible for them when they occur.

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