As a Massachusetts employee, you know you have the right to certain types of financial support in the event you experience an injury at work. Workers' compensation benefits are available to most employees after a job-related injury, and you have the right to seek what you need to get better and move forward after a workplace accident.
You're supposed to be able to trust your psychiatrist. After all, this is the person to whom you bare your soul and share your darkest secrets and deepest fears. Yet, it's alleged that one Boston-area psychiatrist behaved anything but professionally with some of his female patients.
When you go to work each day you don't anticipate winding up in the hospital or even seriously injured to the point where you can no longer work. Workplace injuries are serious, and many of them are preventable. Employees have the right to file complaints against their employers with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) when they do not feel safe on the job.
When you go to the doctor, you trust that they will use their combined skills, knowledge and experience to diagnose and treat any medical conditions you may have. To do this requires a sober mindset, however, and that could potentially become a problem.
Women often have hysterectomies to remove cancerous organs or just the risk of cancer in their female parts. But there is a subset of patients whose hysterectomies actually spread their cancer throughout their bodies and kill them.