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What Are the Different Types of Negligence?

Many areas of law, especially personal injury, revolve around the concept of negligence. It’s wise for anyone expecting a personal injury, medical malpractice, or other liability claim in the near future to speak with a qualified Kansas City personal injury attorney. He or she will help you understand how negligence works in the legal world […]

What is a TBI?

What is a TBI? What is a TBI? A traumatic brain injury is when there’s been some type of a head injury or trauma to the head. The physical forces on the brain can cause tissue damage and damage to the connections inside of the brain that transfers things like, our memory, thoughts, things that […]

Common Defenses to Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice describes negligence by medical professionals. Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals must do everything possible to limit harm to patients. Doctors take the Hippocratic Oath, in which they swear to do no harm. Medical malpractice is any negligent action by a medical professional that results in harm to a patient. The standard of […]

How do I choose a personal injury lawyer?

How do I choose a personal injury lawyer? How do I choose a personal injury lawyer? In order to choose a personal injury attorney, the first thing you should start with is research, so that you can make an informed decision. When you’re choosing a lawyer, you want to find somebody that only practices in […]

What Causes Chest Pain After a Car Accident?

Car accidents are scary situations that can cause a wide array of injuries. Some of the most common car accident injuries include lacerations, broken bones, internal organ damage, head injuries, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, and many other possibilities. Some car accident victims experience chest pains after accidents, and this can be […]

What is medical malpractice?

What is medical malpractice? What is medical malpractice? Medical malpractice is when a physician or a medical provider that has a patient relationship with an individual and fails in some way. For example, they could either fail to do something that they should have done or they actually do something that should never happen and […]

What constitutes medical malpractice?

What constitutes medical malpractice? What constitutes medical malpractice? Medical malpractice, in terms of the legal definition, is when a medical provider violates what’s called a standard of care. For example, a doctor is negligent if they fail to do something that they should have done. Or, if they did something in the manner that was […]

Is Drywall Dust Harmful?

In the construction industry, workers deal with drywall on a routine basis. They install it and tear it out when necessary. Unfortunately, both the drywall itself and the joint compound (mud) used contain hazardous substances. Short- and long-term exposure to drywall dust can cause adverse health consequences. What Is Drywall Dust? After installers attach drywall […]

What Causes Bedsores?

Bedsores, or pressure sores, are open ulcers that result from constant pressure and the reduction of blood flow in a particular area. They commonly occur when illnesses, injuries, and/or the aging process confines individuals to beds and wheelchairs for prolonged periods. Bedsores are painful. They can open the body to infection, and they take far […]

Can a Doctor Refuse to Treat a Patient?

Many people believe they have a right to health care in the United States. In reality, the laws only obligate physicians to treat patients under certain circumstances. A physician can, in many cases, legally refuse to treat you and refer you to a different practice. When Doctors Can’t Refuse to Treat a Patient Most private […]