Archive for November, 2017
Preventable medical errors are made on an annual basis. It is estimated that 98,000 people within the United States die every year due to some type of avoidable error. This includes individuals being misdiagnosed, neglected, and other form of medical malpractice, such as medication errors.
Every year, approximately 7,000 deaths are attributed to patients being administered the wrong type of medication or another type of medication error. When patients are administered the incorrect dosage of a specific medication, for example, this can lead to death in many instances. These are other types of errors may be the result of incorrect information in medical files. While this may be due to information not being updated, it could also be due to notation errors. Furthermore, these errors may also occur wh
Driving is a part of everyday life for most people. In this day and age, it is considered to be the norm for getting efficiently from place to place. There are numerous laws in place for the acquirement of a driver’s license, for the operation of a vehicle on the road, and regarding traffic on roads in general, and for good reason. We have essentially normalized the operation of millions of heavy machines that are capable of high speeds, cruising past and around each other, with relatively fragile human bodies as the operators. Human bodies that are controlled themselves with intelligent minds, but those minds, unfortunately and far too frequently these days, are often not entirely focused on the task at hand. Laws must be in place to ensure the safety of people on the roads and even near the roads, but ther
There tends to be an increase in auto accidents during the holiday season. The holidays come at the beginning of winter when ice and snow are just beginning to coat the roads. Additionally, more people are out celebrating the holidays and sometimes, alcohol intoxication is involved too. These winter driving tips will keep you safe and reduce your chances of an auto accident.
Prepare your vehicle for winter driving
Before winter arrives in full force, make sure your vehicle is winter prepared. This means changing out the tires for winter tires or rotating your current tires for better treading. Replace your windshield wiper for better visibility during snowstorms. Make sure you have an emergency preparedness kit in your trunk in the event of an auto accident
In a time when the nation continues to struggle with the safety of Americans, even in private places like churches, is should come as no surprise that more and more departments are looking at installing dash cams in police vehicles. From in car police video systems to police body camera features, finding a way to keep those who protect us safe is an important part of today’s time. Considering the installation of dash cams in police vehicles is an im
If you’re thinking about buying a home, it’s important to be informed. Buying a home is certainly no small feat, and without the help of a professional real estate lawyer, you could end up facing serious consequences if even the smallest detail is overlooked. Here are just a few ways hiring a real estate lawyer can simplify the process of selling your home.
- Break down complex terms:
It’s no secret that buying a home requires the negotiation of a contract filled with extremely complex and technical legal terms. Unless you have a solid grasp of real estate laws, there’s bound to be information you miss or don’t understand when reading through these contracts. A real estate lawyer can stand by your side and walk you through each and every stipulation of the contract to make sure you understand the exact terms of the deal.
- Aware of all common loopholes/shady practices:
The fact is, there are many less-than-reputable property sellers who will do all they can to rush the negotiation process in hopes of taking advantage of first time buyers. It’s easier than you might think to get taken for a ride by money-hungry sellers who want to give up as little as possible while gaining as much as they can at the same time. Hiring a professional and qualified real estate lawyer ensures that you won’t give in to any of these tricks. If they notice something wrong with the contract or simply think you’re not getting a good deal, they’ll let you know as soon as possible so you have plenty of time to renegotiate and find a deal that works for everyone involved.
Ultimately, these are just a few ways real estate attorneys can help you with your home buying process. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2014, there were 603,310 real estate lawyers in the United States, and using their highly specialized skills and knowledge is the best way to get what you deserve.