When you are admitted into the hospital or your physician’s office to have a medical procedure performed, whether it is invasive or not, while you are aware that complications can arise, you likely don’t expect that a mistake will be made. After all, doctors and other healthcare staff are licensed and trained to work in the medical field which means they understand and are aware of how to perform the certain tasks they take on, right? Although you would assume this, not every medical professional performs their job to the best of their ability. Some make mistakes while others neglect to provide adequate care to the patients they are tending to. And while some are recognized for this, others continue on treating patients putting more and more lives at risk. [Read more…] about Surgeon Sued After Accidentally Removing a Woman’s Healthy Kidney During Surgery
Many technology companies today are fighting their way to the top, creating innovative products and gadgets consumers cannot resist. When one company launches a new product, such as a cell phone or a smartwatch, another is right behind announcing the creation of a similar device. With tension building and companies striving to produce the next best item, it can sometimes land a company in hot water, especially when they rush to create a product that hasn’t had enough time to be tested. [Read more…] about Could Apple’s FDA- Approved Series 4 Smartwatch Put the Company at Risk of Being Hit with Personal Injury Lawsuits?
If you have a teen whose 14th birthday is approaching or they recently turned 14, then you will be happy to know that certain schools across the state of Iowa will be offering your teen the opportunity to complete their driving knowledge test at the school they are currently attending. According to the Des Moines Register, the Iowa Department of Transportation is partnering with certain schools to help parents “Skip the Trip” to their local Iowa DOT or county treasurer’s office, allowing your teen to complete this portion of their learner’s permit test without having to make an extra trip. [Read more…] about Iowa Teens Now Given the Opportunity to Take Learner’s Permit Driving Test at School
When you’re dealing with a medical condition or have come down with an illness but have not been successful at pinpointing what it is, it is likely you are seeking medical advice and even care from a healthcare professional. The fact is, anyone who suffers from an illness or even a disability wants to keep their condition under control so they can enjoy their life as much as possible. And anyone who has developed some sort of illness and isn’t sure what it is, is probably seeking answers that will tell them how to treat it and maybe even heal it. [Read more…] about What are Some Key Traits I Should Look for When Choosing a Physician?
If you’ve ever wondered what was going through your teen’s mind while they were driving, a study conducted in 2015 might provide you with the information you are seeking. [Read more…] about Study Reveals How a Teen’s Brain Operates When Behind the Wheel of a Vehicle
If you are someone who was involved in a car accident in Iowa and are now suffering from chronic back, neck, or even leg pain as a result of the accident, there may be alternate forms of treatment that can help reduce your pain aside from taking medication. In today’s day and age, many individuals have become extremely reliant on strong medications such as opioids, to the point where they become addicted and can no longer stop taking them. [Read more…] about What Alternate Forms of Treatment are Available Aside from Medication to Treat Chronic Back Pain?