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?
After a loved one of yours is killed in an auto accident in Iowa City or Cedar Rapids, you do have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the company and/or driver of the bus on behalf of your loved one. However, you will need to hire an Iowa wrongful death lawyer to help you out with the process. You see, just because you are legally permitted to file suit doesn’t mean you are going to win your case. There are certain things that must be proven before a judge will rule in your favor. One of those is negligence. According to the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education, “negligence is a failure to use ordinary care, i.e., doing something a reasonably careful person would not do under similar circumstances.” [Read more…] about Can I File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit on Behalf of a Loved One Who Was Killed in an Auto Accident?
As much as we would like to rely on our doctors and nurses to provide us with the care and treatment we need, there are occasions where mistakes are made. And unfortunately, not everyone who is impacted by these mistakes is able to walk away alive. [Read more…] about Iowa Family Awarded $29.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Case for the Death of Their Loved One