Cancer is one of the most difficult diagnoses for a patient to hear. It's far worse, however, when a patient gets a diagnosis too late to do much good -- especially if the symptoms should have been noticed by doctors much sooner.
Not every accident ends in an injury. Not every injury ends in a lawsuit. Sometimes, insurance companies actually do exactly what they're supposed to do, and the injured parties are compensated fairly for their losses.
These days, it seems like it shouldn't be hard to detect many forms of cancer in the early stages through a few blood tests or some x-rays. After all, medical science has evolved well beyond the point that many people would have dreamed just a few decades ago.
Flip-flops are the footwear of choice for millions during the summer months. However, perhaps they should be confined to places like the beach, shower or pool.
A physician's duty of care to their patient is an essential issue in many medical malpractice cases. However, what about a duty of care to a non-patient? Are there times when a physician can be legally liable for an injury that occurs to someone they never treated?
New Jersey is one of the country's top summer destinations, thanks to amusement parks like Six Flags Great Adventure and similar places. Unfortunately, not every vacation goes as planned. Accidents can happen and leave you injured and unable to work long after your vacation is over.
The day after the Newton High School prom turned tragic when a car full of teenagers went off the road and flipped over, injuring three of the occupants and killing one 17-year-old girl.
Here's a sobering statistic: About 38.4% of people will eventually develop cancer sometime in their life. The most common cancers are breast, lung, prostate, colon, rectum, skin and bladder -- although there are plenty of other contenders. All of them are potentially lethal.
Your spinal cord is actually a complex bundle of nerves that are protected by a myelin sheath and the vertebrae that line your back. Because those nerves go to different parts of your body, not all spinal injuries have the same effect.
Here's a sobering reality for our male readers — the National Cancer Institute says that you're far more likely to die from cancer than a woman.