Large trucks hold a valuable role in society. These vehicles are used to transport goods, shipments and items to and from destination near and far. Because of the ease of this form of transportation, any motorist in Ohio can attest that they frequently share the roads with these massive vehicles. Although this is commonplace, it can still be nerve-wrecking the travel near a semi-truck or tractor-trailer truck. These vehicles do not operate the same as a passenger vehicle; thus, when they need to stop abruptly or make a sudden turn, this could cause the truck to crash into the rear of a vehicle or flip over, resulting in a serious crash.
When we think about medical negligence and wrongful death, the first incident that often comes to mind is a single event, like a surgery. However, there are lots of ways to receive medical care and treatment, so really, a negligent act could happen anytime and at any point in a person's care from diagnosis to treatment. There are ways to be cared for physically and mentally/emotionally. One woman seeking care for mental health committed suicide and her family claims wrongful death against the hospital.
Commuting to and from work or to different destinations on the weekends is a normal activity for those living in the Beachwood community and surrounding areas. While driving or being the passenger in a motor vehicle may seem entirely normal and uneventful, the truth is that catastrophic collisions can happen that cause serious injury to those involved. One potential way this can happen is by truck accident injury. Did you know that there are a multitude of potential causes behind truck accident injury?
Nursing home neglect and abuse are widespread problems. Sadly, serious instances of abuse often go unreported. In fact, the Department of Health and Human Services issued an alert saying that more than 25% of severe cases of abuse in nursing homes are not reported to law enforcement. Both federal and state laws require that serious instances of nursing home abuse must be turned over to police.
Getting the news that a loved one has suffered an accident in which they were seriously injured is many people's worst nightmare. Medical care is the best it's ever been, but there are no guarantees that someone who has suffered a catastrophic injury will ever fully recover. That's why it's good to think ahead and to discover whether a loved one's injury is due to another's negligence.
Patients who underwent wrong-site surgery, an incorrect procedure or a procedure intended for another patient may face terrifying and catastrophic consequences. This medical malpractice is known as wrong-site, wrong procedure, wrong patient errors. These WSPEs are defined as never events that should never take place and reveal serious safety issues.