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August 2015 Archives

Serious injury to the brain has relationship with ADHD

Brain injuries can transform a person's life in a negative way in New Mexico, resulting in various physical and cognitive problems. For example, people with serious injury to the brain may suffer vision or hearing loss and have problems concentrating. New research shows that individuals with brain injury are also much more likely to receive a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

Serious injury may stem from catastrophic accident

A major vehicle accident in New Mexico can easily lead to catastrophic injuries, including burn injuries. Serious injury from such an accident may unfortunately result in permanent damage that may keep you from being able to return to work. Your injuries might also prevent you from performing your normal activities of daily living.

Birth injuries may be grounds for medical malpractice suit

Serious birth injuries can be permanent or result in the death of a child. Unfortunately, sometimes birth injuries are the result of medical malpractice in a health care facility. Hospitals may not only be held liable for their own negligence but also may be held vicariously liable for their employees' negligence in New Mexico.

Nursing home neglect claim filed on behalf of woman

When a nursing home in New Mexico is negligent and ends up hurting or killing a patient as a result, the facility may be held financially responsible for the injuries or death. One woman in another state recently claimed that a nursing home was neglectful in its care of a woman whom she is legally representing. The representative of the patient, who ended up with an infection and had to undergo surgery, has filed a nursing home neglect claim against the facility on the patient's behalf.

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