What to do when an accident makes your pre-existing condition worse
Posted in Accident & Injury on March 13, 2019
By William J. Price For years, you’ve suffered pain from severe arthritis, an old back injury, or some other condition. Your doctors always said you’d need surgery at some point down the road, but there was no need to rush it. Then, you were hurt in an accident. (more…) read more
Dogs are not the only pet that can attack
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 26, 2019
When people think of animal bites, they often think of dog bites. This is especially true when we think about pet bites. However, other types of pets can bite, too. And like a dog bite, they can lead to severe injuries and massive medical bills. For instance, one woman attempted to feed a cat... read more
5 essential tips for seniors to avoid falls
Posted in Health & Wellness on February 22, 2019
Falls are unpredictable. As we age, they become potentially more dangerous. A fall can result in a wide range of serious injuries, including back injuries, broken hips or limbs or a traumatic brain injury. Falls are especially common in the winter, when sidewalks and outdoor surfaces are often covered with a layer of ice... read more
Are narcissists as good at driving as they think they are?
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 22, 2019
We probably all know someone who thinks they are a much better driver than everyone else. They maintain that everyone else on the road is disrespectful, slow and bad at driving. They are the only ones who know how to drive well. However, these same drivers who admire their own driving capabilities above all... read more
Ohio taking steps to protect Amish buggies
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 20, 2019
Ohio has a significant Amish population, with nearly 60,000 Amish living throughout the state. The counties with the highest Amish populations include Holmes County and Geauga County. Since the Amish do not use motor vehicles, they typically travel by horse and buggy. Ohio motorists must accommodate Amish buggies. For example, they should leave a... read more
Did you suffer health problems after an MRI? This could be the reason
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on February 18, 2019
Each year millions of MRIs are performed across the U.S. This common procedure helps doctors diagnose health problems and injuries by using powerful magnets and radio waves to create detailed images of the body. (more…) read more
Do passengers put you at risk of a crash?
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 15, 2019
Riding with other people in the car is something many of us do every day, whether the other people in the car are our children, carpoolers, friends or an Uber driver. In fact, it may be more common than ever for people to ride-share or carpool. Considering how often people ride in the car... read more
The dangers of giving birth in the U.S.
Posted in Health & Wellness on February 13, 2019
Expectant mothers hope for a smooth delivery and healthy baby. But shockingly, the United States is trailing other developed nations in many areas when it comes to maternal death rates, premature delivery rates, and infant mortality. A four-year investigation by USA Today found that the United States is the most dangerous place in the... read more
What happened at Mount Carmel?
Posted in Medical Malpractice on February 11, 2019
A former Columbus doctor is in the news for his horrific acts that have affected dozens of families. Dr. William Husel started working in the Intensive Care Unit as an anesthesiologist at Mount Carmel West Hospital in 2013. He has been described by employees as well-respected. (more…) read more
Hospital injuries may lead to claims besides malpractice
Posted in Accident & Injury on February 11, 2019
Hospitals are supposed to be the places we go to get better. And typically, people exit a care facility feeling better than they did when they walked in. However, that’s not always the case. Some people suffer serious injuries or illnesses while they are in the hospital. And while this can happen as a... read more