Workers Compensation Law: The Role Of An Occupational Therapist And Why You Need One

When you are injured and file a worker's compensation claim, one of the next steps you need to do is see an occupational therapist. In legal terms, this type of therapist may be very influential in arguing for your case should your claim be refused and you need to hire an accident and personal injury lawyer to take your case. Here is what an occupational therapist does, will do for you, and how he or she can benefit your case. [Read More]

What To Do If You've Been In A Car Accident

If you have been in a car accident, you or the other people involved could have serious injuries. Extreme emotions could be in the air. Still, you need to do some important things at the scene of the accident and quickly after. Here is what you should do: Don't Leave the Scene Stay at the scene of the accident until appropriate because someone could be injured or worse. A report by the National Center for Health Statistics estimated that car accidents caused more than 33,000 deaths in 2013. [Read More]

Stairway Safety

You may consider yourself safety conscious and congratulate yourself on how well you reduce risk in and out of your home. One area that you may ignore is your stairway. It's easy to use your stairs as additional storage space and let some basic maintenance go. If you want to keep your family and any visitors safe, you need to keep your stairs in good shape. Housekeeping You know better than to drop items on your stairs, but after a long day at work or school, it's tempting to " [Read More]

What You Should Know And Do When You Receive Negligent Medical Care

Medical malpractice injures and kills thousands of people every year in the United States. If you feel you have been the victim of poor medical care that has caused additional medical problems for you to face, you have the right to sue the medical providers to compensate you for additional medical costs, suffering, and lost earnings . Proving a medical malpractice case can be difficult and only 27% of the cases brought to trial will result in a favorable ruling for people suing a doctor or health care facility. [Read More]