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August 2017 Archives

Internet of Things may prevent some commercial vehicle accidents

Telematics is the word that was created to describe the use of technology over a reliable platform to monitor and transmit information over long distances. New advances in telematics may soon be used to prevent some commercial vehicle accidents. However, until all companies require this tool to be utilized, Arizona residents may still endure the tragedies that are often caused by these devastating crashes.

Man alleges medical malpractice after cervical procedure

One of the top medical complaints of patients may be the discomfort caused by back and neck pain. Therefore, many are eager to find relief through those methods that trusted physicians suggest. However, there are times when that treatment fails to bring the promised relief and instead results in a medical malpractice allegation. Arizona patients who have suffered further injury due to a medical provider's actions or negligence do have certain rights to seek a remedy.

Some L & D nurses lack knowledge to support mothers post-birth

A study recently published in The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing (as reported by NPR and ProPublica) reveals a shocking lack of knowledge amongst nursing staff that care for mothers after childbirth. The researchers surveyed hundreds of labor and delivery nurses from hospitals across the country.

Auto accidents often cause more than physical and emotional pain

The more time one spends on the road increases the odds of being involved in a serious crash. Even age and experience cannot protect Arizona residents from the tragedies wrought by unexpected auto accidents. One recent wreck claimed the life of one woman and injured three other people.

Doctor sued over claims of cosmetic medical malpractice

There are many reasons why a patient would seek the services of a cosmetic surgeon. When the decision to undergo a procedure is made, the patient likely is looking forward to an improved appearance or other physical and emotional benefits – not the possibility that he or she will be a victim of medical malpractice. Unfortunately, there are likely patients in Arizona who have suffered the consequences of a medical provider's negligence.

Auto product liability: More than 2,700 Ford Explorer complaints

Buying a vehicle is not an undertaking that Arizona consumers take lightly. When that purchase comes at the cost of one's health and well-being, then the actual cost is often incalculable. Some consumers are likely considering an auto product liability claim following the report of problems with a popular SUV. 

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