How Is CRPS Diagnosed?

by admin | August 17th, 2015

car crashSome individuals who suffer an injury in an accident are able to heal with the necessary treatment and eventually return back to their regular lives. While these individuals watch their symptoms steadily improve, other victims of soft tissue injuries, fractures, or similar injuries begin experiencing an entirely new set of symptoms altogether. These symptoms may be due to developing a condition called complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS),1 which can have a substantially adverse effect on a person’s life. If the accident that caused your initial injury was caused by another party’s negligence, you deserve to receive full compensation … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents

Common Medication Errors in Nursing Homes

by admin | August 12th, 2015

Womans Hands Holding Heap Of White Round Pills And Glass Of WateAs reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.4 million individuals1 in the United States reside in nursing homes or similar long-term care facilities. Because many of these nursing home residents are elderly and may have multiple health problems, the large majority of residents have at least one prescription for medication—if not many prescriptions. In a typical nursing home, thousands of pills may be administered each and every day. Though this makes it easy to make a mistake regarding an individual’s medication, nursing homes are held to a strict duty of care2 and … Read More

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Truck Front Collisions Can Be Fatal

by admin | August 5th, 2015

Accident Between A Car And A TruckAny time a large, 80,000 pound commercial truck collides with a small passenger vehicle, the resulting injuries can be catastrophic. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that nearly 100,000 individuals suffered injuries in commercial truck accidents in a single year in 2013. One particularly dangerous type of truck accident is a forward collision, wherein a large semi-truck collides into the back of a vehicle driving in front of the truck. Forward collisions can result in severe and often fatal injuries to occupants of the front vehicle.

The risk of override accidents

When a forward collision occurs, it may … Read More

Posted In: Truck Accidents

Ways That Companies Avoid Paying Workers’ Compensation Benefits

by admin | August 3rd, 2015

filling up a work injury claim form

When you are injured at work, you likely expect Michigan workers’ compensation insurance to cover your medical expenses, lost wages, and more. However, you may be surprised when you learn that your workers’ comp claim has been delayed, denied, or approved only for a lesser amount. Workers’ comp insurance companies use many tactics to limit benefits and liability, and the following are brief overviews of some of these tactics.

Your were misclassified as an independent contractor

In many dangerous industries, including construction, companies may wrongfully classify or reclassify workers as independent contractors to cut costs. If, in reality, you should … Read More

Posted In: Workers' Compensation

Four Things to Do After a Michigan Car Accident

by admin | July 29th, 2015

AccidentAuto accidents are among one of the most common causes of accidental injury in the United States and injure hundreds of thousands of people each year. In fact, the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning indicates1 that 71,378 were injured in traffic crashes in Michigan in 2014 alone. When these accidents are caused by the negligence of others, victims are often legally entitled to compensation for the losses they sustain, including their medical expenses, lost income, damage to their property, and pain and suffering.

After an accident, those involved may be scared, confused, and uncertain what to do next. … Read More

Posted In: Car Accidents
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