Cancer Misdiagnosis

Delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis cases are some of the most tragic types of medical malpractice, as well as some of the most infuriating. Knowing that a serious or fatal condition may have been prevented if a medical professional had done their job properly is heartbreaking to come to terms with. Unfortunately, this happens to patients…

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Nursing Homes Are Misleading the Public About Their Ratings

A New York Times investigation has uncovered data showing that many nursing homes across the country have been manipulating the CMS star system to achieve higher ratings. These facilities have been gaming the ratings by inflating or reducing the data they report to the CMS system, which stands for the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare…

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Vehicle Safety Technology in Accidents

Back in the “old days,” the most we could ask for in vehicle safety was cross-body seatbelts and front and side airbags. Today, however, new models of cars, trucks, and SUVs have a dazzling array of safety technologies to choose from. Current vehicles offer things like rear-view cameras, lane-keeping assistance, and semi-autonomous driving features. All…

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Truck blind spot accident

Tractor-trailers and commercial trucks are massive machines on wheels. Due to their size, it is impossible for drivers to see every area around their truck, like drivers of passenger vehicles are able to do. These areas are called “blind spots,” and are very dangerous for smaller automobiles. Although drivers of passenger cars should understand how…

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Can Prescription Medication Cause Impaired Driving Accidents

Although everyone is aware of the dangers of drinking and driving, not as many realize that prescription drugs and driving are not a safe combination, either. For millions of Americans, prescribed medications are a daily part of life – we need them for managing health conditions, for temporary illnesses, or other medical issues. The downside…

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Malnutrition and Dehydration in Maryland Nursing Homes

Common forms of nursing home abuse or neglect include malnutrition and dehydration. Malnutrition can occur in elderly persons when they are not provided with enough food to eat, the right food to eat, or if certain health issues prevent them from eating properly. Dehydration can happen when a nursing home resident loses bodily fluids and…

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Pre-Existing Conditions and Workers’ Compensation

When injured in an accident on the job, workers’ compensation is meant to cover your medical expenses, as well as a portion of your lost wages, while you take time off to recover. If you have a pre-existing condition or previous injury, however, you may be concerned about its effect on your workers’ comp claim.…

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Most Dangerous Car in America

Even the safest and most defensive driver can find themselves in a crash when a reckless or negligent driver is on the road. In some cases, though, the type of car you drive can make a difference in the seriousness of your injuries. The size, safety rating, or age of your vehicle can all come…

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Trucks Left Hand Turn Accidents

You may have not noticed before that UPS delivery trucks almost never turn left. See if you do next time you are out and driving around. It is not that UPS trucks are unable to turn left, and it is not a mandate, but there is a scientific and data-driven method behind the “no left…

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