Imagine going to the hospital for a procedure, such as having your appendix removed to then wake up and find out you received the wrong surgery. The scene sounds like something out of a horror movie that takes place in some deranged hospital, yet wrong surgical procedures happen more often than you think.
From 1985 to 2004, wrong surgical procedures were more common, occurring once every 113,000 operations. The Join Commission developed a Universal Protocol in 2004 to help correct issues with wrong surgical site errors, wrong person errors, and wrong procedure errors.
Taking a spill in a department store can be embarrassing and humiliating for many. Unfortunately, some victims of the store's negligent actions allow those emotions to keep them from taking action and getting paid compensation. When you slip and fall in a public place, is it really clumsiness or something else? Read on to find out more.
A Duty of Care
Did you know that instead of you owing a store money, they actually owe you something?
Getting divorced from your spouse has been hard, but after their emotional abuse triggered a breakdown, you simply had no other choice. Now, your spouse is trying to use the breakdown that they caused against you in a child custody case. This situation may seem hopeless, but it is far from it.
Mental Health May Influence a Decision
During a child custody case, the courts will examine the mental health of both parents to decide which is the most suitable for a child's needs.
Do you know that you can develop mental health problems after an auto accident? Below is an overview of the relationship between the two.
There are two main ways in which an auto accident can affect your mental health:
TBI: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the bruising and jolt the brain receives when the head is subjected to a blow. The brain bruises itself in the process, and the bruising affects your brain processes.
If you and your spouse have decided that your marriage is no longer working and the best thing to do is to get a divorce, you are going to want to seek divorce law services from an attorney in your area. Even though there are people who have been able to handle their divorce on their own, they did so with risks and you might not find the process to be as easy as it was for them.