Bedsores are the result of pressure on the skin that reduces blood flow in and around the skin and surrounding tissues. Generally, doctors identify three primary causes of bedsores: 1) sustained pressure, 2) friction, and 3) sheer.
Every state has its own medical malpractice laws on the books, which means that every state handles its medical malpractice claims differently. According to a study featured in BMJ Quality Interests and Safety, the variation between the way states handle medical malpractice claims as a result of a lack of standardization of state regulations created to supervise and publish negligent and malpracticing physicians.
No matter where you go for medical treatment, you are always at risk of becoming the victim of medical malpractice, even if you are careful to research your doctors and medical facilities. Indeed, there is no way to know for sure if your doctor or medical facility will act appropriately and reasonably when administering your care.
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The grieving period following the death of a family member is one of the most difficult times that any family can endure. However, this time period can also be very difficult from a financial perspective. Indeed, if a primary breadwinner in the family dies in an accident, the loved ones left behind might find it difficult if not impossible to pay for their daily living expenses -- not to mention the fact of losing future income, savings and the chance of future inheritances.