When A Hospital Injury Isn't Medical Malpractice


Just because you were injured in a hospital doesn't mean that you can sue the hospital for medical malpractice. This might be the case even if your injury was caused by another person's negligence. Here are three examples of such cases: Injuries Caused By Non-medical Staff Doctors and nurses aren't the only hospital workers whose negligence may cause injuries in a hospital. Negligence of other hospital workers, such as janitors and drivers, may also cause accidents in the hospital.

17 March 2016

Make Your Demands Known: Crafting A Persuasive Demand Letter


If you've been injured and are seeking to be compensated for an accident that was not your fault, you should be aware of a valuable tool in your quest to receive fair damages. The demand letter allows you to sum up how the accident has affected you and to inform the at-fault party in no uncertain terms of how you expect to be compensated. To help make sure that you write a successful and persuasive demand letter, read the below tips.

28 February 2016

Workers Comp Or VA Disability? A Lawyer Can Help Decide


Being injured on the job takes a toll on both the worker and the business. In addition to being in pain and potentially missing some of your pay, your business won't be as efficient while missing a valuable employee asset. As a veteran you need to think about your injuries and what could have contributed to the problem, such as mobility issues or distractions caused by something during military service. Before talking to anyone, consider a few injury compensation angles and speak with a lawyer from a firm like Owen Law Firm.

11 February 2016

Strategies To Reduce Workers' Compensation Costs For Your Small Business


When it comes to reducing workers' compensation insurance, many small businesses assume the only thing they can do is to reduce incidences of injuries in their workplaces. It's true that reducing the number of claims is one of the best ways of curbing rising premiums, but there are other equally effective measures. Here are three more strategies to employ: Instigate A Return-to-work Program Such a program ensures an injured worker returns to work as soon as he or she is able.

28 January 2016

How To Determine If You Should Engage In Wrongful Death Mediation


If you have experienced the wrongful death of a person that is close to you, be it a friend or a family member, you are probably grieving the death of your loved one and seeking justice in his or her name. This may prompt you to hire a wrongful death attorney in order to make sure that you get your friend or family member the justice that he or she deserves and some financial compensation to aid with continuing to live life after your loved one has passed.

22 January 2016

3 Things You Need To Know About Wrongful Death Cases


Losing someone you love due to a wrongful death or personal injury claim isn't always about personal gain. Those who caused the death of your loved one are often forced to take action to prevent someone else's passing away, even if that means settling the case outside of the courtroom. To help you better understand a few things about wrongful death claims, check out the information below. Medical damages can involve homeopathic individuals as well.

15 January 2016

Where You Misdiagnosed With Breast Cancer Recently? Fight Back And Get Help


If you went into your doctor for a regular mammogram and the physician decided that they needed to treat you for breast cancer, but you were later cleared of the disease, you want to find a medical malpractice lawyer right away. If you went into debt, and spent your time trying to treat a disease that you didn't have, you deserve to be compensated. Unfortunately, there are thousands of people misdiagnosed with breast cancer annually.

4 January 2016