What Is Nursing Malpractice?

When it comes to medical malpractice, you might think about mistakes made by surgeons and doctors, but nurses may also be negligent. If a nurse's negligence leads to an injury, loss, or damage, it is considered a nursing malpractice case. Here is more information about nursing malpractice if you are in this situation and are considering suing. The Different Types of Nursing Malpractice With nursing malpractice cases, there are a few different types of malpractice, based on the type of negligence. [Read More]

What Causes Patients To Sue Their Doctors? (And If You're A Doctor, What Can You Do To Avoid It?)

Why do some doctors seem to get sued more than others? If you're a physician, you should know that the best thing that you can do to avoid being sued is to make sure that you communicate well with your patients. Here's why communication is so important and what you can do to lessen your chances of getting sued. What causes patients to sue doctors? The number one predictor of whether or not you'll get sued is whether or not you've been sued before. [Read More]

Working Through Pain And Hardship During VA Appeals

The Veterans Affairs (VA) disability process is a strict, intricate system designed to deliver monetary compensation and advanced medical assistance to veterans in need. Unfortunately, these systems can be complex to the point of needing professional training for fast approval. To get through the system faster and to get relief from struggling at an able-bodied job while less-than-able, take a look at a few traits of the VA system. What Does Service-Connected Mean? [Read More]

How You Could Be Legally Responsible For A Dog Bite Even If It's Not Your Dog

A family member asked you to watch their dog while they went away on vacation. While you were dog sitting, the dog attacked one of your neighbors. While you regret the injuries sustained by your neighbor, you aren't liable for any injuries because you aren't the dog's owner, right? Unfortunately, the answer to this question isn't necessarily no. Even if you don't own the dog, you could still be legally responsible for any injuries. [Read More]