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2016

Posted by Editor  |  August 16, 2016

Emergency Room Negligence in Alabama – EMTALA Claims

https://youtu.be/OsTRDh0ogdc   Emergency room negligence is fairly common in Alabama. Most Alabama hospitals use outside contractors to staff the emergency department and the doctors sometimes work very long shifts with few breaks. Additionally, the emergency room physicians are not usually board-certified in disciplines such as neurology, orthopedics or other areas and may not be...
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Posted by Editor  |  May 20, 2016

Alabama Medical Errors: A Leading Cause of Death

A recent study, by two physicians, concluded that somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000 persons die every year in the U.S. from preventable medical errors. Drs. Martin Makary and Michael Daniel, of Johns Hopkins University Medical School, stated that "We have not as a country recognized the endemic problem of people dying from the care...
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Posted by Editor  |  March 14, 2016

Hit and Run Injury Law In Alabama

Hit and run accidents are very common in Alabama. The most serious, direct consequence to the injured victims is that they are left without any compensation (assuming the at-fault driver cannot be located). However, Alabama law does provide a opportunity for victims to be compensated so long as several things are proven. Step One:...
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Posted by Editor  |  May 19, 2015

Alabama Personal Injury Law 101

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJrV8SUAEnE[/embed] At some point, almost everyone will either require a personal injury attorney or need to make a claim for injuries caused by someone's negligence. For those injured in Alabama, there are very specific considerations that must be understood in order to make a claim. This article addresses and answers the most common questions...
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