A study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that only 11 percent of heart attack victims who must be transferred to another hospital are moved within the recommended interval. Patients who suffer a type of myocardial infarction known as a STEMI should be transported with 30 minutes to receive a stent or angioplasty.
Brown, Moore & Associates, PLLC, recently won a North Carolina Court of Appeals decision which granted a new trial to one of their injured clients. The case, which concerned a premises liability issue, will give injured children a greater opportunity to be fairly evaluated by a jury in negligence actions occurring on another's premises.
When you are seeking treatment for an injury or illness, you trust that your physician will provide you with care that will allow your condition to improve. No one expects to have their condition worsen due to the treatment provided. If things do get worse because of your doctor's actions, you want to be able to hold him or her responsible for their actions.