February 2017 Archives

United States car accident statistics

A car accident can happen to anyone, no matter where you happen to be in the world, as long as motor vehicles are present. Millions of motor vehicle crashes happen a year throughout the world, resulting int 3,200 deaths a day. This is a very real problem for humanity, so let's take a deeper look at what the numbers say as they relate to the United States.

5 common risks during a hospital stay

If you're planning to spend some time at a hospital, you should know that there's no such thing as a hospital that's free of certain risks. Patients staying hat hospitals need to be aware of these risks they're facing, so they'll have a better chance of avoiding them. Nevertheless, doctors and surgeons don't always educate their patients about what kind of dangers they'll be facing during their stays at medical facilities.

Liable parties in a medical malpractice lawsuit

For most victims of medical malpractice in Tennessee, their first concern is getting the medical care they need in order to heal from their injuries. Second, they will start to ask questions about who is going to pay for the costs associated with that care. This is where a personal injury lawyer can help.

Tennessee health department failed to report nursing home abuse

The Tennessee Department of Health formerly criticized a nursing home in Sullivan County for its failure to disclose abuse allegations. Later, the Sullivan County district attorney's office criticized the Tennessee Department of Health for doing exactly the same.