Whistleblower Doctors Shed Light on Patient Safety and Medicare Fraud with Concurrent Surgeries and Double-Billing
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Drug & Medical Devices, Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on September 21, 2023
By James M. Kelley III Doctors at some large teaching hospitals in the United States are speaking out against a concerning practice that jeopardizes patient safety and potentially defrauds Medicare. Surgeons, they claim, are scheduling multiple operations simultaneously, leaving critical portions unattended, and then billing for services they still need to provide fully. In...
When TikTok Medical Advice Leads to Harm
Posted in Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, In the news, Medical Malpractice on August 30, 2023
In the digital information age, social media platforms like TikTok have become a breeding ground for content creators, including self-proclaimed "TikTok doctors" who offer medical advice and insights to their followers. While this accessibility to information can be empowering, it also raises important questions about the legal liability that arises when individuals follow the...
Safety Tips for a Fun and Injury-Free 4th of July Celebration
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness on June 30, 2023
By William J. Price As the 4th of July approaches, many of us look forward to enjoying delicious food and beverages, including hotdogs, hamburgers, and beer. Additionally, sparklers and fireworks are often a favorite part of the festivities. However, it's crucial to prioritize safety, especially regarding children. Sparkler Safety Tips Sparklers are handheld fireworks...
The Power of Evidence Patterns and How They Shape Law Cases
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on May 31, 2023
By William J. Price Evidence is vital in law cases. It can sway what happens and affect how juries decide and resolve disputes. Looking for patterns in the evidence helps us understand how serious a situation can be and the significant role it plays in law cases. Patterns In Auto Accident Evidence How certain...
Could the Tow Rope Be the Most Dangerous Item Attached to Your Jet Ski or Boat?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness on May 23, 2023
By William J. Price Boat Safety: The Hidden Dangers of the Tow Rope Many people often overlook the common tow rope when out on a jet ski or boat. From engaging in water sports to chatting with fellow passengers out on the water, we need to pay more attention to the risks the tow...
Elk + Elk’s Best Blogs Of 2022
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, In the news on December 29, 2022
It's the end of the year, and as we say goodbye to 2022 and hello to 2023, we wanted to share our most-read blogs of 2022. From school bus safety to preparing for winter storms, find out which blogs made our top five. Top 5 Blogs of 2022 When is it safe to pass...
Better Business Bureau Warns About Online Holiday Shopping Scams
Posted in Consumer Protection, In the news on November 30, 2022
As you begin or continue your holiday shopping, The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns shoppers about the risk of scammers targeting victims. The BBB stated that online shopping losses are estimated to exceed $380 million this year, and the age group at the highest risk is 18 to 24-year-olds, as many scammers use fake...
Tips to Keep Your Trick-or-Treaters Safe on Halloween
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Leisure on October 25, 2022
As a kid, Halloween is the best holiday. You get to dress up, eat tons of candy, and stay up late watching scary movies. Unfortunately, even with all that fun, there are still dangers to watch out for and be mindful of on Halloween night. 9 Tips to Stay Safe on Halloween 1. Go...
Carbon Monoxide & Boating
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness on June 27, 2022
Boating is a great way to enjoy summer with friends and family while relaxing on the open waters. Unfortunately, there's a silent killer putting boaters and their family in danger: carbon monoxide. Read our tips for avoiding carbon monoxide poisoning on a boat. What is Carbon Monoxide Poisoning? Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless,...
Understanding an Air Quality Alert
Posted in Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, In the news on May 12, 2022
Do you ever go outside and find it more difficult to breathe? In these situations, cities might put out an air quality alert when it could be dangerous to be outside. Here's a guide to help you understand what the different air quality alerts mean and what to avoid doing during one. Types of...