Preventing Birth Defects Before And During Pregnancy

Not all birth defects can be prevented. Yet women can increase their chances of having a healthy baby by managing their health before and during pregnancy: avoid harmful substances, choose a healthy lifestyle and be in regular communication with your healthcare provider. The following information is provided courtesy of the “Center For Disease Control” See Read more…

Who Pays For Costs And Attorney Fees When The Personal Injury Trial Is Over?

Absent a binding contract that states otherwise, the party who prevails at trial is usually awarded their costs, but not their attorney fees. The costs of prosecuting or defending a personal injury lawsuit include not only attorney fees, but also litigation costs such as court filing fees, court reporter fees, jury fees, copying fees, experts fees, travel, Read more…

Who Can Be Held Liable For Medical Malpractice?

  Who Can Be Liable For Medical Malpractice Any licensed healthcare provider can be found liable for medical malpractice. Other then doctors, this can include, but is not limited to nurses, pharmacists and nursing homes. Nursing Malpractice Nurses are an important part of a health care system and their services and staffing needs must be well coordinated in Read more…

Three Common Types Of Asbestosis And The Organs They Target

There are three types of asbestos. Even minimal exposure to asbestos can result in a person contracting an asbestos-related disease. The medical evidence has increasingly demonstrated that working with or around asbestos causes irreparable lung damage and cancer. Asbestos is a deadly class-one carcinogen. This means that all types of asbestos cause cancer. There Types Of Read more…

Burn Injuries In Personal Injury Cases

The occurrence of burn injuries are more common then you might think in personal injury cases. According to the National Hospital Discharge Survey, over 60% of the estimated U.S. acute hospitalizations related to burn injury were admitted to 128 burn centers. Such centers now average over 200 annual admissions for burn injury and skin disorders Read more…