If you were injured due to a doctor's negligence, you may be able to file a medical malpractice personal injury claim. When you meet with a personal injury attorney, they will likely tell you that medical malpractice claims can take years to resolve. This may leave you wondering what the steps a medical malpractice claim takes from the beginning until the end. Here are four phases medical malpractice claims go through. [Read More]
Can School Nurses Be Sued for Medical Malpractice?
When a child is injured by a medical professional in a healthcare facility such as a hospital, you have the option of filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against the person to recover compensation for damages and losses your family suffered as a result. However, the same can't necessarily be said about school nurses. If your child is injured at school and the care provided by the school nurse fails to meet the standard required by his or her profession, your options for recovering money for damages may be limited. [Read More]
What Every Bar Owner in Alabama Needs to Know About the Dram Shop Act
If you own a bar in Alabama, there's no doubt you are aware of the hot water you can get into if one of your intoxicated customers cause an accident after leaving the bar and the accident results in injury or death due to the Dram Shop Act. In Alabama, bar owners are civilly liable when their intoxicated customers cause an accident, but they will not be held criminally liable. Here's what you need to know. [Read More]
Has Your Disability Caused You To Be Obese - This May Add On Value To Your Workers Compensation Case
A workplace injury can be devastating. Not only can it limit the amount of work you are able to do, it can limit the daily activities you are able to participate in with you and your family. Your employer is obligated to provide you medical care for the health problems created by your injuries, but what happens when your injury causes you to have additional health problems, such as weight gain, or causes you to be obese? [Read More]