Archives for January 2018

What is considered a catastrophic injury?

What is considered a catastrophic injury? The American Medical Association defines a catastrophic injury as a serious injury to the spine, the spinal cord, or brain. So you have the official definition, but what does that mean to you? Regardless...

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What are traumatic brain injuries?

What are traumatic brain injuries? A traumatic brain injury is an injury to the brain caused by an outside force. For example, we typically see traumatic brain injuries in serious car crashes, crashes involving 18 wheelers and in the industrial...

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How to file a home health claim?

How to file a home health claim? How to file a home health claim? Well, often when you sustain injuries and you go home. And often, you have home-health agencies that come out and take care of you typically two...

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How to report nursing home abuse?

How to report nursing home abuse? How to report nursing home abuse? When you have a loved one in a nursing home or rehabilitation centers, it is really important to look out for signs and symptoms of nursing home abuse....

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What Is — and Isn’t – Defensive Medicine?

Many tort reform advocates claim that patient lawsuits for medical malpractice change the way doctors provide treatment. As Time reports, doctors may practice what they call “defensive medicine,” or order more tests and take other measures than what is necessary...

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