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March 2017 Archives

Could your doctor be missing the warning signs of a stroke?

If you're elderly and have seizures or care for an elderly parent or other relative who does, could your doctor be ignoring the early-warning signals of a stroke? A new study suggests that cerebrovascular disease may go undiagnosed in older patients who have epilepsy -- and it's already known that epilepsy is often misdiagnosed in the elderly.

Is a brain injury enough to qualify for Social Security?

You were in an accident and you suffered a serious brain injury. It's changed your life forever. Now, you don't believe you can ever work again and you're thinking about applying for Social Security disability payments. Are you going to qualify?

Was your loved one found dead after a routine surgery?

Did you receive unexpected news from the hospital that they discovered your otherwise-healthy loved one deceased in bed? There has been a shocking rise in cases like this throughout the nation. Malpractice lawyers and doctors are referring to them as "dead in bed" cases.

Speeding teen accused of causing deadly accident

A 16-year-old driver in Ohio was going down a country road when she allegedly blew through a stop sign. That caused a violent traffic accident, and a passenger in her car was killed. Authorities are now saying that she was speeding at the time of the crash, claiming she was going at least 67 miles per hour.

Misdiagnosis can lead to considerable patient harm

Receiving an incorrect diagnosis can be as devastating as not even seeking medical care. In some cases, a misdiagnosis is even worse because you might get treatment for the wrong thing. That treatment might make the condition you are really suffering from even worse. We know that you don't want to have to deal with issues because a doctor didn't diagnose you properly.

Making sense of hedonic damages

When it comes to the term "hedonic damages," it refers to economic compensation the victim of an accident can lay claim to for the loss of pleasure associated with remaining alive. When it comes to waging a claim for compensation for this type of damage, victims are required to provide proof of their affliction, evidence that is later evaluated using an objective standard.

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