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June 2018 Archives

Risks involved with C-sections could lead to medical malpractice

Giving birth is a natural process, but how babies in New York are delivered varies depending on the circumstances. While the ideal way is through a vaginal birth, there are many mothers who need to deliver their baby by a cesarean delivery. This involves making incisions in the mother and removing the baby from the uterus through the abdominal wall. Anytime a person goes through a surgery of this nature there are risks involved. Cesarean deliveries are no different.

Teen safety while driving must be a priority for everyone

In many ways, teenage drivers are the safest drivers on the road, as the lessons from driver's education classes are still fresh in their minds. Unlike "seasoned" drivers, most teenagers haven't had time to pick up bad habits or shortcuts that have become part of today's traffic scene. Nonetheless, inexperience under the stress of heavy and speeding traffic can cause problems and uncertainty behind the wheel. 

Statistics demonstrate that many construction accidents occur

Construction is a constant activity in New York. These projects often require many construction workers. These workers, just like anyone else with a job, rely on their employment to make their living and support themselves and their families. So, it is important that they stay healthy and are able to come to work each day to earn their money.

Spinal cord injuries suffered in accident can change one's life

Car accidents occur every day in New York, oftentimes leaving people's lives severely impacted in a negative fashion. Some individuals are fortunate enough to walk away from these car accidents with no injuries and only minor damage that is nothing more than an inconvenience to deal with. However, there are many other people who are seriously injured in these wrecks. Far too often their lives are changed forever by them. One type of injury that can completely reshape one's life is a spinal cord injury. Car accidents are the leading causes of this type of harm.

When does GPS use count as distracted driving?

When you use a GPS device, it has the potential to actually make you a safer driver. When set up for a trip and used correctly, it can be a seamless navigational aid. As a result, you won't become distracted by stressing out about which way you need to turn next. This allows you to focus on driving safely, while staying aware of traffic delays and hazards that may present themselves. However, it is also important to acknowledge the potential dangers of using a GPS while driving.

Lack of informed consent may constitute medical malpractice

New Yorkers go to the doctor for a variety of reasons. Some reasons are more serious than others. Sometimes people are simply need a yearly physical or treatment of a basic illness, but others require surgeries and other invasive procedures which may require intrusion into the body. These operations usually require anesthesia, and patients often do not know what is actually happening to them while they are out. Instead, they must trust that medical professionals perform their job duties with the utmost care.

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