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Talcum powder, commonly known as “talc,” has been shown to cause ovarian cancer in women who use it in their genital area for long periods of time. Several recent lawsuits have resulted in multi-million dollar verdicts for talc users.
NRS 629.061 limits what a hospital and/or doctor can charge for medical records. Sometimes, its worth the fight.
Reporting fraud committed against the government is a civic duty that has made millionaires out those who have spoken up. The US government is defrauded out of millions of dollars every day. Fraud against the government impacts us in many ways such as higher taxes and reduced government benefits.
Though talking about hospice care is never easy and can be emotional, many ill individuals will have to go on hospice care to get them through the final days of their illness. The patient and family will also have to find a way to financially cover the hospice case costs, which can be substantial.
While many physical injuries resulting from a collision can be severe and stabilization is important, doctors should also pay attention to the potential mental effects of an accident.
This is Part IV of VI in my Personal Injury Medical Terms Glossary. This is the final part in the portion of this glossary which relates to the spine and common injuries which occur as a result of a slip and fall, a car accident, a motorcycle accident, a bicycle accident or a pedestrian accident.
One of the more consistent and common characteristics of people who have been injured in an accident that I have noticed is a reluctance to ask questions about their medical condition or treatment plan.
The insurance companies have done a fantastic job of getting the American public to associate the term “soft tissue injury” with minor or not serious injuries. First of all, soft tissue injuries generally refer to injuries to the muscles, ligaments, tendons and discs in the spine.
If you or a loved one is anticipating surgery make sure you clearly understand who will serve as primary surgeon and their level of proficiency.