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Nursing Home Neglect, Abuse, or Medical Malpractice?

Nursing Home Neglect, Abuse, or Medical Malpractice?

| Medical Malpractice
Nursing homes play an important role in our society. Carers in these establishments have a fundamental duty of care for our senior citizens while improving their quality of life. Naturally, elderly people and their families place significant trust into nursing home workers and expect that they will receive the best quality of care. However, this…Read the article
September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Coronavirus, the California wildfires, a more-active-than-normal tropical storm season, and some other events have brought a whole new meaning to 2020’s National Preparedness Month. Two-thirds of Americans have taken at least three of the six steps toward a complete disaster recovery plan (three days of supplies, talking to others, attending a meeting, obtaining official information,…Read the article
Virtual Healthcare: Your Health and Safety

Virtual Healthcare: Your Health and Safety

| medical
In the spring and summer of 2020, virtual healthcare visits increased over 4,000 percent, mostly due to the coronavirus outbreak. The number of healthcare facilities offering such services also increased significantly, mostly due to supply and demand. Previously, many facilities hesitated to offer such services, typically because of high implementation costs. Virtual healthcare contacts do…Read the article
Thinking About One Last Road Trip? Keep These Things in Mind

Thinking About One Last Road Trip? Keep These Things in Mind

| Personal Injury
One of the nice things about living in the Tri-State Area is that you are never more than about 200 miles away from something you have never seen before. And, since Old Man Winter is still at least a month away (we’re keeping our fingers crossed on that one), many people are thinking about squeezing…Read the article
Pittsburgh Girl Who Fell Off Trampoline Fights Paralysis

Pittsburgh Girl Who Fell Off Trampoline Fights Paralysis

| Personal Injury
13-year-old Mary Maloney was an athletically gifted girl before she fell from a trampoline. Now, she lies virtually motionless in a hospital bed and faces an uncertain future. Maloney fell on her head while practicing somersaults. She initially did not feel hurt, but soon lost feeling in much of her body. On her way to…Read the article
Top 3 Most Diagnosed Primary Care Physician Claims

Top 3 Most Diagnosed Primary Care Physician Claims

| Personal Injury
Almost all Primary Care Physicians claim that they listen closely to their patients when they discuss their symptoms. Yet in these circumstances, most doctors only tune in for about eleven seconds. That brief interaction, along with some physician’s “I already know what’s wrong with you” attitude, often sets the stage for medical negligence. Doctors hear…Read the article
4 Bizarre Personal Injury Cases That Won

4 Bizarre Personal Injury Cases That Won

| Personal Injury
Personal injury lawsuits are some of the most common lawsuits filed. Many of these involve the kind of everyday injuries you would expect—broken bones, slip-and-fall accidents, vehicle crashes, and more. But there are also occasional cases that involve bizarre circumstances. These are four of the strangest personal injury cases that have been filed . .…Read the article
9/11 Related Illnesses

9/11 Related Illnesses

| World Trade Center
Mesothelioma, an aggressive and rare form of heart-lung cancer, is probably the most common health effect of asbestos exposure. The minimum mesothelioma latency period is around twenty years. So, many 9/11 victims who were exposed to asbestos might just now be beginning to experience some mesothelioma symptoms, such as chest tightness, overall lethargy, and trouble…Read the article
Are Mask Mandates Unconstitutional?

Are Mask Mandates Unconstitutional?

| COVID-19
The CDC has recommended that individuals wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in public settings and when social distancing isn’t possible. Many US state and city governments have now made wearing masks in public a requirement. Such mandates mean individuals could be charged fines and children could be sent home from school as…Read the article
The Census: Stand Up and Be Counted

The Census: Stand Up and Be Counted

| Napoli Shkolnik News
The clock is ticking on the 2020 U.S. Census. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the government recently moved the deadline to September 30, 2020. This decision is a stunning reversal from an earlier pronouncement. In April 2020, officials told Congress they needed until at least October 31 to ensure an accurate count. Originally, the Census…Read the article