MANSFIELD’S INJURY LAWYER

Month: October 2019

Who may be liable for medical malpractice?

Liability for medical malpractice extends beyond doctors to include other types of medical care professionals, hospitals and possibly pharmaceutical companies as well. Nurses, anesthesiologists and health care facilities may also be liable for medical malpractice. Insurance companies, of course, are also commonly involved in the process of compensating victims of medical malpractice for their damages. Medical malpractice liability is important to understand because it can help injured victims recover compensation for the damages they have suffered because of a medical error, such as a...

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Stay safe while driving this winter

With the winter months quickly approaching in Mansfield, now is the time for all drivers to prepare for the snow and ice on its way. By starting the preparations now, you won't have to try to rush through them. Getting ready for winter travel starts with making sure you have the proper supplies and that your vehicle is in good shape. Now is the time to check the tire pressure and tread, brakes, wipers, and fluids. Add in windshield washer fluid that won't freeze in cold temperatures so that you can use it throughout the season. Pack your cold weather kit You should have a few items in the...

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Legal protections for victims of surgical errors

Medical malpractice can have a tremendous impact on victims and their families. Having surgery can cause anxiety and be one of the most important experiences patients face which is why being the victim of a surgical error can be so significant. Because of the significance of surgical errors, and the harm surgical errors can cause victims, it is imperative for victims of medical malpractice and their families to be familiar with medical malpractice legal resources to help protect them. A medical malpractice claim for damages can help victims recover compensation for their physical, financial...

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How victims of dangerous and defective products are protected

Products liability law refers to the area of the law that helps victims who have been injured by a dangerous or defective everyday product. It is alarming to be injured by an everyday product that victims should be able to confidently rely on the safety of which is why they are protected by products liability personal injury legal protections. Products that may injure victims can include, but are not limited to, construction tools and equipment, power tools for home use, home appliances, furniture, personal care products, children's toys and industrial equipment and chemicals. Unfortunately,...

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How the legal process can help victims of whiplash injuries

Whiplash is the most common type of soft tissue injury that victims can suffer in a car accident. Whiplash injuries are suffered when the victim's head is thrust violently back and forth during a car accident. The motion needed to produce a whiplash injury is common in car accidents. Victims of whiplash injuries will likely need medical attention, care and treatment for the injury they have suffered. They may also have suffered other types of injuries in the car accident. In addition to the medical care they will require, victims should also be aware that there are legal resources that are...

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