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Nursing Home Negligence: Falls Resulting in Significant Harm and Wrongful Death

Placing a loved one in a long-term care facility, also known as a nursing home, can traumatize a family. This difficult decision, usually the result of an emergent situation or chronic health concern, can leave the family wrought with feelings of guilt, grief, and anxiety.…

Medication Errors in Healthcare Institutions

Medication errors are preventable events resulting in life-threatening medical situations, congenital deformities, permanent disabilities, and even death for unsuspecting patients. These errors are a threat to patient safety that can lead to devastating patient outcomes. Medication errors are acts of medical negligence that can occur through improper…

What to Know About Uninsured Motorist Insurance

It’s an unfortunate reality that car accidents are common, so it goes without saying that having good insurance is vital. In fact, in Florida, drivers must have certain policies in place before they even get behind the wheel. However, Florida law doesn’t require certain types of insurance,…

What is a 341 Meeting?

Bankruptcy is a complex process and can be stressful for those in debt, as the future becomes unclear and uncertain. A key component in a bankruptcy case is the 341 meeting, which is often the last step before discharging debt. This meeting is an opportunity for…

Finding the Right Doctor After a Car Accident

In any accident or injury, an experienced, caring doctor is crucial and can mean life or death in some instances. And in the cases of car accidents, having a doctor who knows what to specifically check is important. This is because certain injuries can arise…

Ophthalmologic Malpractice and Retinal Detachments

A retinal detachment is an acute medical emergency that requires prompt surgical intervention for functional vision to be preserved. According to a study done by the Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company, there has been an increase in medical malpractice claims due to negligence associated with the diagnosis…

What if you have a personal injury when you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

If you’re in a personal injury lawsuit but also facing mounting debt, you might be considering bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is often considered to be the last resort but is sometimes essential for a debtor. However, it’s important to know that already being in the process of a personal…

Chiropractic Medical Malpractice Claims

While chiropractic errors are less discussed in the medical malpractice arena, they do still happen. Chiropractic care is an alternative medical treatment that uses non-invasive, hands-on spinal manipulations to enhance joint mobility. The treatment goal is to restore range of motion and reduce muscle spasms…

Medical Errors in Ophthalmology

The branch of medicine specializing in the function, anatomy, and diseases of the eyes is Ophthalmology, as defined by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Due to the delicate nature of the eye’s anatomy, treatment and surgeries carry a high risk for complications including hemorrhaging, macular…

Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy: How to Fix a Bad Credit Score

Many people who face mounting debt have to resort to filing for bankruptcy because there are no other options. And although bankruptcy can serve as a reset button and a fresh start, there can be significant effects on your credit. In fact, a credit score…

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