Forceps are a medical tool somewhat resembling salad tongs that physicians use to assist mothers in birthing a baby. In many cases, the use of forceps is critical to the health of the infant and may even save his or her life.
Sometimes, even the most clear-cut medical malpractice claim may fall apart in the end, leaving victims bewildered and hurt. Victims must always remember that what is obvious to you, and probably to your injury attorney, still needs to be supported with strong evidence. Documentation is a key element in medical malpractice claims, and without it, your case will certainly suffer.
As you already know, workers' compensation exists to aid members of the workforce who suffer an injury on the job. It provides workers with financial compensation for lost wages and pays for any medical care needed because of the injury.
People in Massachusetts and elsewhere rely on the knowledge of medical professionals to help them receive the right treatment. The first step in any treatment plan is pinpointing the patient's condition and delivering an accurate diagnosis. When failure to diagnose occurs, it triggers a cascade of potential problems for the patient such as:
Occupational asthma is the most prevalent work-related lung disease nationwide. While typically not as life-threatening as terminal lung cancer or other deadly conditions, it can nonetheless greatly affect your quality of life, leading to chronic breathing problems, shortness of breath, tightness in your chest and wheezing. Severe asthma attacks can even be fatal.
Because our law firm staffs both legal and medical professionals, we have a unique insight into the injury risks healthcare workers in Boston face. Some of these risks are somewhat common such as slips and falls or lifting injuries.