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May 22, 2018

Medical Malpractice Claims for Hospital Infections

By |May 22nd, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Hospitals are supposed to be safe, but sometimes they pose dangers of their own. The possibility that a hospital patient may die due to an infection he or she developed at a medical facility is well known. These types of infections are called healthcare-associated infections (sometimes hospital-acquired infections). Hospitals should be prepared to: Identify the various types of infections patients might obtain while receiving any type of care including ER, surgical, or rehabilitative care. Identify [...]

May 15, 2018

Don’t Give Up if Your Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Claim Was Denied

By |May 15th, 2018|Worker's Compensation|0 Comments

If you were injured in a workplace environment or acquired a job-related illness in Mississippi, you are most likely entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. In Mississippi, workers’ compensation operates in a no-fault system. Eligible injured workers are provided both wage replacement and medical treatment. Theoretically, obtaining approval of a workers’ comp claim should be simple and straightforward. However, far too often obstacles arise that cause either delay or denial of a claim. If you [...]

May 8, 2018

The Causes and Aftermath of a Catastrophic Amputation Injury

By |May 8th, 2018|Catastrophic Injury|0 Comments

Amputation involves the removal of a limb, whether through surgery, medical condition, or trauma. In certain cases a limb must be removed in order to mitigate disease or control pain. When a limb must be amputated due to a catastrophic incident involving another party’s negligence or recklessness, the victim likewise suffers a devastating loss. In such cases, the victim may have recourse to recover compensation for the injury and other damages involved. Common causes of [...]

May 1, 2018

Medical Malpractice in Mississippi: Understanding Your Options if You Have Been Injured

By |May 1st, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Medical professionals – including surgeons, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other hospital workers – have an obligation to provide the utmost quality care to medical patients. Failure to fulfill this obligation can leave patients in jeopardy and result in acts of medical malpractice or negligence. This requirement is given great priority in the medical community and is signified by the fact that medical professionals take the Hippocratic Oath – a promise to do no harm to [...]

Apr 24, 2018

When Can You Make a Claim for Compensation for Injuries in a Mississippi Car Crash?

By |April 24th, 2018|Car Accident|0 Comments

You’ve been involved in a car crash in Mississippi; do you know if you are entitled to recover compensation for your injuries and losses? These losses can include significant financial costs for vehicle repairs, as well as lost wages. You may be facing significant medical costs for the surgeries and/or treatment you need to address your injuries. If you were not at fault for the crash, it’s not fair for you to suffer the consequences [...]

Apr 20, 2018

Medical Malpractice Claims for Paramedic/EMT Negligence

By |April 20th, 2018|Medical Negligence|0 Comments

Medical negligence cases can take many forms. Sometimes, it can be an obvious, blatant mistake such as when a physician operates on the wrong patient, removes the wrong organ or leaves a piece of surgical equipment inside after a procedure. But it can also include mistakes made by other medical professionals such as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and paramedics, the first responders who drive ambulances and render aid in emergency situations. These vital professionals serve [...]

Apr 3, 2018

Mississippi Hospital Safety Grades

By |April 3rd, 2018|Medical Negligence|0 Comments

Before you are admitted to a hospital to receive medical care, you may want to take some time and find out how safe the hospital is. There are a few different ways to check on hospital safety. LeapFrog has a Hospital Safety Grade, which assess more than 2,500 hospitals throughout the United States twice each year. The scores you see now are from the fall and they will do another round of reviews in the [...]

Mar 27, 2018

Workplace-Related Hearing Loss

By |March 27th, 2018|Worker's Compensation|0 Comments

Your hearing might be one of those senses that you take for granted until there is a problem with it. Many workers rely on their ability to hear in their daily work, so any decrease in hearing ability or a loss of hearing altogether could make it impossible and unsafe for some workers to do their jobs, and it would also diminish the quality of the rest of a person's life outside of work. The [...]

Mar 20, 2018

U.S. Senators Demand Action on Takata Airbags Safety Recall

By |March 20th, 2018|Car Accident|0 Comments

U.S. Senators will convene a hearing to discuss the status of the Takata airbag inflator recalls. Tentatively set for March 20, the Senate Commerce subcommittee with oversight for the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) will hear updates and try to speed up the recall process, which some lawmakers believe is moving far too slowly. NHTSA has referred to the Takata airbag inflator safety recall as the "largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. [...]

Mar 13, 2018

Spinal Injury Caused by Medical Malpractice

By |March 13th, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

The impact of a spinal cord injury on your life can be devastating, for both you and your family. Knowing that it was due to the negligence of a medical professional can make matters even worse. Spinal cord injuries change lives dramatically—causing issues like difficulty breathing, paralysis, and chronic pain. In a health care setting, it's crucial doctors and other medical professionals are held to the highest standards when working with this most delicate part [...]

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