A pediatrician was arrested, injured and humiliated after trying to rescue a newborn, her patient, from a car baking under the hot Nashville sun. The 8-day-old’s mother accidentally locked her in the car and called 911 for help. Firefighters and police arrived and tried to unlock the car without causing
When the weather is nice, bikers tend to get out on their motorcycles to enjoy the fresh air. With motorcycles out on the roads, other motorists have to be on the lookout for these low-profile, open vehicles. As the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaches, it is vitally important that
Most doctors are sued for medical malpractice at least once during their careers. The physician successfully defends the lawsuit 90 percent of the time when it goes to trial. Why do doctors have so much success defending malpractice lawsuits? Perhaps the biggest factor is the changes in law over the
Sadly, medically unnecessary operations are becoming prevalent in American health care. Surgery can be a big moneymaker for both doctors and hospitals, so many physicians are tempted to recommend operations even when they aren’t the best option for patients. A series of lawsuits against Lewis & Clark Specialty Hospital allege
Drunk driving is a choice that some people make without much thought. Unfortunately, those drivers take other people’s lives into their hands when they make the fateful decision to drive drunk. A recent accident in Canton Township, Ohio, shows just how much a drunk driver’s actions can affect other people.
When traffic isn’t driving at a steady pace, drivers have to be extremely careful about what is going on around them. This is especially true for tractor-trailer drivers. A recent Ohio truck accident shows how tragic an accident caused by an inattentive truck driver can turn. The accident occurred on
There are some drivers who just shouldn’t be allowed to drive because their driving history shows a string of negligence. This seems to be the case for a driver who recently caused an accident that killed a 62-year-old man. That driver has a history of causing Ohio car accidents. The
Watching for traffic signals when you are driving is vital to ensure that you and everyone else on the road stay safe. This is especially important for drivers who are operating large vehicles because vehicles like semi-trucks can cause serious damage and injuries if they are involved in an accident.
The parents of a 6-year-old boy with cerebral palsy have filed a lawsuit against the birthing hospital and staff members, claiming that the mishandling of the boy’s birth caused him permanent brain damage. When the mother arrived at the hospital she was 15 days past her due date. She was
The American health care industry is going through tremendous changes. One of the changes most apparent to patients is the dilution of the physician-patient relationship. In the past, a single doctor would be the patient’s primary point of contact for their health care needs. Now, a patient’s relationship with a