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- Changing Illinois Medicaid Laws Affect Personal Injury Settlements
Changes are coming to personal injury settlements in 2016. These laws will affect those with Medicare and Medicaid. Here is how you can stay ahead of these changes, and be aware of their effect.
- New Bill Aims to Protect Nurses from Injury
Nurses and medical institutions will both benefit from the new laws being passed, which will help ensure safety regulations and accountability within the workplace.
- Disability Hearing Preparation
Applicants for SSI disability or SSDI disability benefits go through a sequential evaluation process. Clearer and more serious impediments are handled more quickly, including a special route for terminal claims. There are also multiple appeals that claimants are provided throughout the process.
- Establishing Standards for Medical Treatment
In a medical malpractice case, the plaintiff bears the burden of establishing that the medical professional provided treatment in a negligent manner. This is often expressed as the medical professional deviating from the accepted standard of care. These lawsuits have transformed how one is treated medically.
- What Makes a Medical Malpractice Case?
Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional deviated from the appropriate standard of care and, as a result, injured the patient in the process. In order to support a medical malpractice case, it is usually necessary to have medical experts piece the information together into a cohesive story.
- Benicar Side Effects Mistaken For Celiac Disease
A recent study has found that doctors have been misdiagnosing intestinal side effects of Benicar as Celiac disease.
- Hospital Falls
Slips, trips and fall accidents can cause serious injury. Head trauma, cuts, lacerations, broken bones and internal injuries can result when victims fall down a stairway, slip on ice or wet surfaces, or trip over a loose carpet edge.
- Liability for Malpractice in Emergency Rooms
One of the most challenging positions in the medical profession is that of an emergency room physician.
- Inpatients Face Real Risk
When hospitalization is necessary to treat a medical condition many patients fear the loss of control that will inevitably follow.
- Psychiatric Care and Patient Harm
Most Americans know that when a physician breaches his or her duty of care to a patient, thereby causing harm, the physician can be held liable in a court of law for medical malpractice.