If a patient decides to leave a hospital of his or her own accord -- against the attending physician's recommendation -- does that relieve the attending physician of any liability for malpractice if something later goes wrong?
When a workers' compensation vocational counselor gets involved in your case, your benefits could be in jeopardy. You need to exercise a significant amount of caution when you meet with the counselor assigned to your case.
A student driver, hopeful that he might pass his exam and get his permanent license, is now facing multiple felony charges, including drug possession and trafficking, after the odor of cannabis led officers to drugs and weapons hidden in the young man's car.
When is a bad outcome with a psychiatric patient unavoidable and when is it a sign of malpractice on the part of the mental health professional who was treating the patient?
The internet age has revolutionized the way that companies do business and the way that people interact with one another. Social media has made it incredibly easy to connect with people all over the world with the click of a button. You can remain in contact with old friends and extended family members, no matter how far away from you they actually live.
There's no question that workers' compensation fraud is a problem. It costs more than $7 billion a year.