Surgery Centers Not Reporting Deadly Complications
The rising cost of health care in America is a big concern. Small, relatively routine surgeries that are performed in a hospital can greatly increase those costs. Thus, many patients are directed toward ambulatory or same-day surgery centers. In 1970, the first freestanding surgery center was started in Phoenix to combat rising health care costs and provide more convenient, timely care for patients. The number of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) in the United States has exploded since, surpassing 5,600 today.
As the number of surgeries performed in these centers has risen into the millions, so have the risks of medical complications. A new
Over the past five years, the number of truck crashes has increased by 20% in the United States. Any crash that involves a commercial truck requires a special investigation to determine the cause. Many of these crashes can create severe injuries to the parties involved in the crash. Damages can include lifelong disability, exorbitant medical bills and, sometimes, paralysis or death. Importantly, unlike car crashes, truck crashes often have multiple parties that may be liable for the damages.
An allegation that another driver was distracted is not enough to prove that distracted driving caused a car crash. If the police officer suspects that a driver is alcohol-impaired, the officer can have the driver take a breathalyzer test. But how can you prove that the other driver was not giving their full attention to the road and that distraction caused the crash?
The NH workers’ compensation attorneys at Manning & Zimmerman Law have represented hundreds of New Hampshire men and women who have been hurt at their place of work. Often these are highly skilled workers with years of experience. Their hard work has allowed them to earn a good living with the hope of someday enjoying a well-deserved retirement.
Suffering an injury at work, especially an injury requiring surgery and a long recovery period, can be financially devastating. When workers are injured during the course of their employment, they are entitled to compensation. The workers
America’s “Baby Boom” generation continues to age. And the average lifespan is increasing due to advances in medical care and medications. As a result, our nursing home population is expected to increase dramatically. Having to place a loved one in a nursing home is often a very difficult and emotionally draining decision. However, we have the right to expect they will be well cared for once they can no longer live independently. Unfortunately this trust is sometimes betrayed and elder abuse occurs due to negligent care including, as reported by CNN, sexual abuse.
New Hampshire’s Negligence Laws
Under New Hampshire law, establishing liability and recovering compensation requires meeting the elements of negligence. In general, negligence law contains four elements: duty, breach, causation and damages. The NH Nursing Home Injury Attorneys
Being injured in a motor vehicle collision, hurt at work, a victim of medical negligence, or suffering any other type of personal injury is too often a life changing event. When you are injured as the result of someone else
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