How Do Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Personal Injury Cases?

Posted on Aug. 31 2020 in Car Accident Information,Personal Injury Cases

Anytime a person sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of somebody else, they should be able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit. However, securing this compensation is not always easy. Insurance carriers often put up significant resistance to paying out legitimate claims, and one of the tactics they may use to deny a claim or lower a settlement amount is to say that the injury victim had a pre-existing condition. Why would a pre-existing condition matter? In theory, it should not matter whether or not a person has a pre-existing condition if somebody else has caused them harm. However, it
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Does Over-Prescribing Medication Constitute Malpractice?

Posted on Aug. 25 2020 in Dangerous Drug Information

The over-prescribing of medication is a topic that has been discussed for many years now, particularly as people in and around our area have become addicted to opioids. However, does over-prescribing medication constitute medical malpractice? The reality is that medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the country, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins. One of the most common medical mistakes that are made are errors concerning medication. It could certainly be argued that over-prescribing constitutes medical malpractice. The most common over-prescribed medications Any opioid can be over-prescribed, but over the last few years, it has been found that the following medications tend to be more over-prescribed
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