When a person makes the decision, with a medical professional, to go under for surgery there is always a risk. However, a medical provider, doctor and other medical professionals have the responsibility of educating a person about particular risks they could face when entering into surgery. Failure to do so can result in patient injury and the possibility of a personal injury lawsuit.
Crosswalks can be dangerous hazards, both for pedestrians and drivers, especially in urban areas such as Elizabeth, New Jersey. In 2015, a grandmother was attempting to cross a street in Elizabeth while carrying her two-year-old granddaughter and four-year-old grandson. The three stepped in front of a United States Postal Service truck with tragic consequences.
A traumatic brain injury is a serious event that could significantly affect a person's health and well-being. Even after the initial injury, a person could suffer complications, like seizures, damaged blood vessels, fluid buildup in the brain, infections, vertigo and headaches. Therefore, it is important for people in New Jersey to recognize situations where they may suffer a TBI, as well as understand their legal options.
When a person in New Jersey is seriously ill or injured, they put their full trust in the medical professionals caring for them. After all, doctors, surgeons, nurses and pharmacists go through years of schooling to obtain licenses to practice in their chosen profession. Moreover, they have the specialized skills and knowledge about a person's illness or injury that the average person does not have. However, medical mistakes are still made all too often, sometimes with deadly results.