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July 2018 Archives

Mysterious worker death in Massachusetts hospital

Recently, a man working at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts, died while performing his duties. Reports indicate that he was discovered around 11:30 on the morning of his death inside a crawl space located on the hospital's boiler system. At this time, authorities are calling the incident an industrial accident, but few details have been made available.

Falls are a danger in the Massachusetts tree care industry

Like many other Boston residents, we were distressed to learn about a recent fatal accident in our state that took the life of a tree worker. The Eagle Tribune reported that the man abruptly fell about 50 feet from the tree on which he was working.

Can unauthorized emergency treatment be hospital negligence?

Whether it is for religious beliefs or another reason, some people do not want certain types of emergency medical treatment. Examples of unwanted treatments might include blood transfusions, surgery, experimental techniques and drug treatments, to name a few. Complicating the issues even more is that occasionally, an unauthorized emergency treatment may worsen the patient's condition.