More than 250,000 people die every year in the United States due to medical mistakes, according to a recent study by Johns Hopkins, making those mistakes the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. For patients who are victims of a medical mistake, there are strict time limits in each state in which a lawsuit must be filed. These are known as statutes of limitation and statutes of repose. If a lawsuit is not filed within these time limits, the lawsuit can be dismissed, even if it is an otherwise valid claim. The specific statute of limitations, in any case, will depend on ...
With everyone staying closer to home this summer, it’s important to be aware of the dangers on playgrounds and in other common places that could cause injuries to children. Stay safe this summer by following our proposed safety guidelines below:
- Adult Supervision is a MUST. Young children are not always able to measure distances and have difficulty foreseeing dangerous situations.
- Playground Design Safety: The most important factors in evaluating the safety of any playground are proper surface, design and spacing, and equipment inspection and maintenance.
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