Jun 24, 2015

How To Recognize Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

By |Jun 24, 2015|Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Neglect|0 Comments

Choosing to place a loved one in a nursing home or long-term care facility is never an easy decision. Finding the right place is a struggle all in itself; the location must have adequate facilities, well trained staff, be able to meet the needs of your loved one and been within reasonable driving distance. After [...]

Jun 17, 2015

The Story Behind Transvaginal Mesh: Life After Mesh

By |Jun 17, 2015|Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

In an earlier post, we told you about the origins of transvaginal mesh; how it was originally developed for abdominal surgeries, how surgeons adapted it for other uses, and the different types of meshes that are available. If you have had transvaginal mesh implanted and suffered complications, there are options for life after mesh. Why [...]

Jun 10, 2015

Common Surgery Carries Uncommon Risk: What You Should Know About ACDF

By |Jun 10, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

A herniated disc can be a major pain. Cervical herniated discs, even more so. The nerves that are typically affected by a herniated cervical disc often result in arm pain; tingling and weakness are the most common symptoms. It can be difficult to diagnose, as the symptoms do not immediately point to a spinal issue. [...]

Jun 5, 2015

A Short Guide to Healthcare-Associated Infections

By |Jun 5, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Hospitals can be dangerous places. We go there to get well or to heal, but we are at an increased risk of developing a secondary infection or illness every moment we are in a healthcare facility. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claims that “on any given day, about 1 in 25 hospital patients has at [...]