July 19th, 2013
A 45-year-old woman is facing charges in connection with a fatal Michigan Auto Accident. Records indicate the crash occurred at 11:25 a.m. on April 29, at the intersection of Crawford Lake Road NE and County Road 612 in Kalkaska County.
A story released by M Live explains a 28-year-old coach was operating a van carrying the Grayling High School Golf team to a tournament. As the van began to pass through the intersection with 612, the woman entered the intersection at the same time in her Ford Windstar van carrying a 27-year-old female passenger. Both vehicles could not stop … Read More Posted In: Car Accidents
July 17th, 2013
A 42-year-old truck driver was seriously injured in a Michigan Truck Accident earlier this week. Reports indicate the crash happened at around noon on Monday, along I-96 outside of Berlin Township, Michigan.
According to an article from WILX 10 News, the victim was traveling westbound along the highway in a tractor-trailer combination, when he struck another big rig that had pulled over along the side of the highway. The impact sent the second truck into the path of a passenger bus carrying 20 people.
The driver of the first truck sustained serious injuries requiring surgeries and hospitalization at a … Read More Posted In: Truck Accidents
July 15th, 2013
July 15, 2013
A settlement was reached in the Michigan Medical Malpractice Lawsuit filed against Jackson Cardiology Associates and members of its staff. Records indicate the suit was filed in connection with several cases of patients undergoing unnecessary medical treatments.
According to an article released by WLNS 6 News, certain patients underwent surgeries, such as heart catheterizations, that were later deemed unnecessary by other medical professionals. Plaintiffs testified they often had no significant heart blockages that would require the procedures.
Since Medicaid paid for a large portion of the procedures, the federal government became involved as a mediator in … Read More Posted In: Medical Malpractice
July 12th, 2013
When Michigan Medical Malpractice Claims are filed against a doctor or hospital, they are normally encouraged not to take responsibility for the action by apologizing. However, a study conducted by the University of Michigan Health System has concluded that taking responsibility for mistakes may cut costs.
According to an article from U.S. News, the “Disclosure, Apology, and Offer” model was implemented at the University of Michigan’s health facilities in four years ago. The system has yielded a 60 percent decline in legal costs, and a 36 percent reduction in the number of medical malpractice claims filed against the group.… Read More Posted In: Medical Malpractice
July 10th, 2013
Three people are recovering after suffering Michigan Dog Bite Injuries earlier this week during an attack by a family member’s canine. Reports indicate the attack occurred Sunday, just before 10:15 p.m., at a residence located on Hickory Lane in Waterford Township, Michigan.
According to an article published by The Oakland Press, the animal attacked a 62-year-old man, along with a 21- and 58-year-old woman. All three sustained serious wounds to their arms and were transported to a local hospital for further treatment. When asked what may have provoked the attack, the dog’s owner stated he did not know.
The … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
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