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Nursing Home Abuse And Personal InjuryThroughout New Mexico

October 2014 Archives

Have you suffered brain damage from a serious accident?

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious and debilitating condition that can have permanent negative consequences. Recently, a great deal of attention has been brought to TBI and its numerous symptoms by professional athletes who have suffered from the condition. This has helped individuals who do not work in the medical field -- and individuals who have not suffered a serious accident involving TBI -- to understand the condition.

Serious injury after iPhone 6 burns whole through man's pants

Albuquerque residents may be interested to know the story of a man in a neighboring state who was burned by his iPhone 6. The story has drawn attention from national media outlets after the hottest new phone on the market allegedly caused the man to suffer second-degree burns. He says that his iPhone 6 caught fire in his pocket and burned a hole straight through his pants. He claims that he suffered a serious injury on his leg as a result.

Widow files nursing home neglect claim against care facility

A woman has filed a claim against a nursing home relating to the neglect of her deceased husband, who was a resident at the facility. Her complaint states that the nursing home and rehabilitation center is liable for wrongful death. Her lawsuit alleges instances of nursing home neglect, negligence and other violations. Although this case occurred out of state, numerous instances of similar neglect and abuse unfortunately occur in New Mexico nursing facilities, too.

Fireworks: How to prevent a serious accident

Whether a New Mexico resident is the one using the fireworks or just a spectator, these exploding spectacles can be dangerous. During the Fourth of July, New Year's and other events, fireworks can cause a serious accident at any time. Fortunately, though, by following a few useful tips, the average New Mexico resident can help to limit his or her chances of suffering an injury.

Doctor's mistakes and medical malpractice in New Mexico

The healthcare industry is going through a lot of changes, both in how it operates and how it is structured. Hospital administrators in New Mexico are faced with the challenge of lowering costs and achieving revenue benchmarks, all while helping to heal the sick and injured who make their way through the hospital's doors. This idea of doing more with less can cause doctors and hospital administrators to make poor (and sometimes fatal) mistakes just so they can save a dollar or two to help the hospital meet its bottom line.

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