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Bleeding Risks Associated With The Blood Thinner Pradaxa

When you go to the doctor, you naturally assume that whatever medication they give you is the best medication to treat the illness you have. But, this is not always the case. The drug Pradaxa is prescribed by doctors to reduce the chance of…

Difference Between Medical Errors and Medical Negligence

Medical treatment can sometimes result in adverse consequences. These consequences are frequently the result of one kind of medical error or another. A recent study done at John Hopkins University School of Medicine suggests that medical errors…
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I Signed a Waiver before My Medical Procedure: Can I still Sue?

If you have undergone a medical procedure, such as plastic surgery or some riskier operation, you will have, in most cases, signed a waiver or release form. But, if your medical procedure did not go as planned, or you are experiencing serious…

Workers missing after blast, fire hit oil rig

April 21, 2010 By  (Reuters) - Eleven workers were missing and 17 injured in an explosion at a Transocean oil drilling rig off Louisiana, and crews were fighting the fire 16 hours later, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday.  …

Abington jogger identified in State Police cruiser accident

The Patriot Ledger January 24, 2010 WEYMOUTH — State Police have identified the Abington jogger who was struck and injured by an unmarked State Police cruiser Friday as Paula Domenico, 39. She is recovering at South Shore Hospital from serious…

Two Metro workers struck and killed by track equipment

By: Kytja Weir January 26, 2010 Metro resumed service at two Red Line stations midday Tuesday, but the investigation continues into the track accident that killed two veteran track workers.   Jeff Garrard, 49, and Sung Oh, 68, both of Montgomery…

Common Symptoms of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)

Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is a form of head trauma that occurs when an infant or small child is shaken so badly that it causes brain damage. Infants are especially susceptible due to the fact that they have weaker necks, large heads in proportion…

Lump Sum vs Structured Settlement (Understanding Disbursement Options)

If you are a personal injury victim, one of the most important decisions you will make is what to do with your personal injury settlement. Settlements are damages recovered from a personal injury claim or lawsuit that were negotiated and settled…

What is Maximum Medical Improvement In New Jersey?

The term Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) represents one of the most confusing concepts involved in a workers' compensation case. It raises a variety of questions concerning the continuation of medical treatment, temporary compensation benefits…
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Takata Airbags on Trial For Wrongful Death

The family of a Texas teenager who lost her life when the airbag in her Honda Civic erupted and killed her during a minor traffic accident, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the maker of the airbag, Takata. According to the National…