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Research shows brain injury linked to increased risk of road rage

Individuals who have suffered injuries to the brain may face cognitive challenges in New York, such as not being able to concentrate in school. They may also suffer from physical difficulties, such as ringing in their ears or poor coordination. However, one other side effect of traumatic brain injury, according to research, is a higher likelihood of engaging in road rage.

New medical approach may help to detect traumatic brain injury

Suffering from blurry vision, dizziness or confusion in New York can be both physically and emotionally challenging. Individuals who suffer from a brain injury understand this battle all too well. Some individuals are actually suffering from the symptoms of a brain injury without even realizing the source of their problems. Researchers are looking at a new approach for determining whether someone has a traumatic brain injury, which is a major challenge currently facing doctors.

Woman files medical malpractice suit following baby delivery

Giving birth can naturally be both an exciting and nerve-racking experience. However, the guidance of a reputable doctor in New York can make the process as seamless as possible and successful. Unfortunately, in the case of one woman and baby in another state, a baby was allegedly injured during the birthing process due to a doctor's negligence. The woman has filed a medical malpractice suit in connection with the incident.

New York nurses' concerns about surgical safety

Two thousand nurses were surveyed to uncover the biggest concerns about job and patient safety, particularly in operating rooms. The survey was conducted in New York and across the country by Medline Industries Inc., the largest, privately-owned national distributor of over 350,000 medical products. Suppliers, manufacturers and health care professionals have good reasons to be worried about safety, in part to avoid medical malpractice liability.

Comedian may not fully recover from brain injury

The devastating and potentially permanent damage that a traumatic brain injury can do has been brought home to millions of Americans and people around the world as popular comedian Tracy Morgan continues to struggle in the aftermath of a devastating accident last summer.

Wrongful death lawsuit alleges long-term toxic exposure

If you have ever heard the term “wrongful death,” you might associate it with a fatal car accident, a serious medical error or some other event that quickly results in death. These scenarios are common reasons to file a wrongful death lawsuit, but there are also cases where the defendant’s negligence killed a victim over a much longer period of time.

How medical malpractice lawsuits lead to better care for everyone

Have you ever tripped over something and then taken it upon yourself to move that object so that others don’t do the same? Have you ever lost money in a vending machine and then taped a sign on it so that future customers could spend their cash elsewhere? If so, you intuitively understand an important principle of human nature.

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