Although there is no cure for some underlying causes of tinnitus, treatment can help minimize the nuisance and struggle associated with the condition. People have also been successful in filing lawsuits to get the justice they deserve.
In 50,000 cases, traumatic brain injury was cited as a contributing cause of the victim’s death. Today alone, over 130 people will die from a traumatic brain injury in the United States. Traumatic brain injuries are often avoidable or foreseeable, and may be the result of a third party’s negligent conduct.
The Bair Hugger forced-air warming blanket is a device used during surgery to help maintain a patient’s body temperature while under anesthesia.
When birth defects and injuries are caused by medical negligence, the family of the injured may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. The injured baby and their family may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other various damages.
When a baby is injured at birth, the last thing a parent wants to think about is a lawsuit. But, if the injury was caused by negligence, parents may be able to file a birth injury malpractice lawsuit to receive compensation.
Brain cooling or neonatal therapeutic hypothermia could potentially prevent children from dying or developing brain damage as a result of perinatal asphyxia.
More than 450,000 people are treated every year for burn injuries. Yet, a large number of those burns are preventable or caused by negligence.
Catastrophic injuries, along with their long-term consequences, have altered millions of lives forever. Learn how a catastrophic injury lawyer can help.
Each year, 10,000 babies are born with cerebral palsy in the United States. Find out how a cerebral palsy lawsuit can help you get the justice you deserve.
Cochlear implants can be used to improve hearing but controversy over the devices and serious potential side effects have caused a number of cochlear implant lawsuits to be filed across the country. If you were injured you may have a claim.
A concussion can have serious ramifications that lead to long-term injuries that affect a person and their family forever.
DePuy Attune Knee Replacement System linked to loosening and failure, filing DePuy knee replacement lawsuits over claims the device is defectively designed
Find out more about the issues with the DePuy Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis System and how victims may be able to file a DePuy elbow implant lawsuit.
Though there are breeds of dogs that have been known to be more aggressive by nature (Pit Bull Terriers, Rottweilers, Wolf-Dog Mixes, etc.), a dog bite attack can occur with any dog, of any breed, at any time.
Even though Erb’s palsy — a form of brachial plexus palsy — is often caused by difficult deliveries, it can also be caused by medical negligence. Find out how an Erb's palsy attorney can help you get the justice you deserve.
The causes of fetal acidosis vary from maternal hypotension to umbilical cord compression. But, when a health care professional causes or fails to prevent metabolic acidosis at birth, they could be held accountable with a lawsuit.
Isosorbide has been recalled due to some prescription pills being over-sized, which may cause a potential overdose.
Kernicterus is a severe type of brain injury that can occur in newborn babies who experience severe jaundice. Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin, eyes or other tissue and is often reversible when treated promptly.
Many people have long-term disability insurance to help in the event of a tragic accident. But, insurers do everything they can to deny long-term disability claims. Find out how a long-term disability benefits attorney can help.
Meconium can block the baby’s airways, causing decreased oxygen supply to the brain and is often accompanied by pneumonia. The medical team in the labor and delivery room must act immediately to clear the baby’s airway and mitigate irreversible brain injury.
Medical malpractice arises from a failure to employ adequate levels of care, skill or due diligence by a healthcare provider, doctor or nurse. Medical negligence can occur at any point in time a patient is under the care of a medical professional.
Mental anguish and emotional distress is generally defined as a type of psychological response that often accompany the trauma of a physical injury or accident.
Neck and back injuries that occur in the workplace can involve a sudden onset of pain in the course performing your duties on the job, or maybe a slow build up of pain and tension over a prolonged period of time.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of a crime or suffered significant personal injury because of a lack of security, you may have legal rights that entitle you to financial compensation.
A forceps delivery can put babies at risk for birth injuries like nerve damage and facial nerve palsy. When injuries are severe and are the result of negligence, filing a lawsuit may help families pay for past and future medical expenses.
A severe neurological injury is often the result of a traumatic brain injury, which can have severe and life-altering side effects. Neurological injury symptoms range from mild to severe, but should always be evaluated by a doctor. Otherwise, further complications could arise later on.
The NFL has consistently ignored or disparaged research linking concussions to long-term side effects. This has resulted in numerous suicides and ruined lives.
Elder abuse statistics suggest millions of older adults suffer from abuse each year. Learn how a lawsuit can help an older adult get the justice they deserve.
Traumatic injuries or medical conditions that result in quadriplegia can change a person’s life dramatically. Quadriplegia is the complete paralysis of all four limbs and torso, and can be the result of a traumatic spinal cord injury, often in an accident that wasn’t the injured person’s fault.
Premature babies are at increased risk for birth defects, including retinopathy of prematurity and other vision loss problems. Some babies who develop severe stages of retinopathy of prematurity eventually lose their eyesight.
Scarring and disfigurement can happen as the result of traumatic injury, sometimes caused by circumstances that are not the fault of the injured person. When facial disfigurement, breast disfigurement are the result of negligence, injury attorneys can help.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently raised awareness among patients and physicians about vaginal rejuvenation treatments and laser vaginal rejuvenation.
Vyaire Medical’s AirLife Resuscitation Devices are part of a class I recall initiated by the FDA due to errors in manufacturing that may cause injury or death to the patient. Act now to see if you qualify for a claim.
Whistleblower lawsuits serve an important function in society and can result in large rewards for whistleblowers. Learn more about the protections whistleblowers are afforded against retaliation and details about lawsuits.
In the United States, unintentional injuries account for the deaths of nearly 136,000 people a year. A wrongful death claim may be the right choice for those who have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another individual or party.