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- Social Security Disability: COPD & Lung Disease - Condition, Symptoms and Social Security Law
There is nothing more basic to every day of our life than breathing. When breathing becomes difficult and even mild exercise causes shortness of breath and fatigue, it affects almost all our daily activities and the ability to work is severely impaired. Social Security Laws may help by providing income benefits (Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)) and medical benefits (Medicare and/or Medicaid).
- FDA Warns Sleep Medications Can Cause Fatigue the Next Morning
As new medications tailored to help individuals get a good night's sleep continue to flood the market, the Food and Drug Administration has taken an increased interest in the effect of these medications on motorists. Many Americans have turned to sleep aids when they are unable to sleep soundly, but questions have been raised as to whether these medications may create dangers on our roads in the morning.
- Sutter Health Settles Whistleblower Case for $46 Million
Sutter Health decided to settle a whistleblower case before trial. The case involved allegations of double billing for anesthesia services at hospitals in California.
- What to Do If You Are Misdiagnosed in the Emergency Room
No reasonable person ever wants to find themselves in a hospital emergency room. If you find yourself there, chances are you have been seriously injured or are gravely ill and in a lot of pain. An emergency room tends to be overloaded with patients and understaffed. This type of stressful atmosphere can often time lead to mistakes.
- Could a Doctor Be So Negligent That it is Considered Murder?
Losing a loved one is never easy, especially when the loss could have been avoided. Often in cases of medical malpractice, those who are left behind after a loved one's passing wonder why the doctor is not going to jail for murder. Is it possible for one to charge a doctor with murder when their treatment of a patient was so poor as to result in death?
- Patients Abandoned By Caregivers at Castro Valley Assisted Living Facility
A Castro Valley assisted living facility was shut down by state social services last month. Patients were left with minimal staff to attend to their needs.
- California Medical Equipment Supplier Found Guilty in $11 Million Medicare Fraud Case
The owner of a California durable medical equipment firm was recently found guilty of Medicare fraud. The scheme resulted in more than $11 million dollars in fraudulent Medicare charges. Los Angeles false claims attorneys say that Medicare fraud is a problem that is continuing to grow, at the expense of taxpayers.
- What is a Wrongful Death Claim?
Whenever someone dies it is normal for the survivors to want to find an explanation and a person to blame. Unfortunately, in some cases, nobody is to blame, and it was just that person's time. But, in other cases, when the death could have been avoided and someone else was in a position to prevent it, a wrongful death may have occurred.
- Birth Injuries And Defects Often Bring Tough Decisions For Parents
Fetal distress may force parents to choose between neonatal surgery, early delivery, or a “wait and see” approach involving fetal monitoring. Yet, some problems require immediate action by a doctor.
- Social Security Disability: Multiple Sclerosis - Condition, Symptoms and Social Security Law
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease which strikes thousands of Americans each year and leaves them with symptoms, conditions and physical limitations which make it impossible for them to work. Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) may provide income and medical benefits to help you.