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Birth Injury: Often a Result of Negligen...

Through modern medicine doctors are not only able to care more for expecting mothers; they are also able to make the process of birthing a much safer procedure. However, like other types of medical procedures, giving birth also has its tradeoffs which present risks about which many mothers are never made aware of. Ensuring that a baby is born healthy does not just happen in the...

Everyone in Society has the Responsibili...

In 2012, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) received reports of 4,957 fatal motorcycle accidents and 93,000 non-fatal ones; the total number of motorcycle accidents that year was 112,000. Every year, the number of motorcycles on the road keeps increasing, giving rise too to the number of motorcycle accidents. These accidents can either be single vehicle...

Despite the Risks, the EB-5 Visa Program...

Foreign nationals who want to obtain an immigrant visa to live permanently in the United States can apply under any of the following visa programs or categories: Employment-based 1A Visa, also called EB-1A visa or Employment-Based Immigration: First Preference – for those with extraordinary ability in the science, arts, education, business, or athletics; Employment-based 2 Visa, also...

Medical Malpractice: Definition and Comm...

There’s so much on the line when you’re working as a medical professional. When you’re responsible for the well-being of other people, a lot will be at stake and only the highest level of care is expected from you. Doctors, nurses, physician’s assistants, pharmacists, and other medical professionals go through years of training in preparation to provide such important service to the...

Workers’ Compensation Insurance: Providi...

Among the different types of work environments, construction sites are one of the most dangerous, like power plants, factories, mines, railroads and other industrial sites. In 2012 alone, job-related accidents claimed the lives 806 construction workers; this is about 20% of the 4,175 employee deaths reported in the private sector. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about...

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