February 2017 Archives

Recovering from a work accident as a truck driver

If you drive a semi or another type of large truck, you likely face an assortment of risks every single day you work. Whether you drive in San Bernardino, or on roads in another part of California, you may face hazards while maneuvering through traffic, unloading cargo or as a result of repetitive stress. At Kampf, Schiavone & Associates, we are well aware of the multiple challenges that injured truckers may face while trying to move forward from a workplace accident.

Drug labels and medication errors

Whether someone suffers due to a surgical error or a medical professional's failure to diagnose, there are many examples of medical malpractice. However, medication errors are especially widespread and have affected people in San Bernardino, California, and all across the U.S. A significant number of people take prescription medication for various reasons and it is crucial for them to recognize how medication errors occur and take steps to prevent them. In fact, many of these errors that take place involve drug labeling.

Beware of false doctors - they're out there

Imagine you are in your mid-thirties with a wife, two kids and a promising career. You begin to feel unwell, not quite yourself, so you make an appointment at a local clinic to get checked out. One of the doctors on staff examines you and diagnoses you with early onset Alzheimer's disease. You go home and begin to prepare for the worst.

Beware of false doctors - they're out there

Imagine you are in your mid-thirties with a wife, two kids and a promising career. You begin to feel unwell, not quite yourself, so you make an appointment at a local clinic to get checked out. One of the doctors on staff examines you and diagnoses you with early onset Alzheimer's disease. You go home and begin to prepare for the worst.

How can highway work zone accidents be prevented?

When it comes to construction, workers in various trades face a number of hazards. For example, electricians may suffer from electrical shock or a carpenter may fall from a roof. However, those whose job places them in a highway work zone may also face a number of threats and could find themselves seriously hurt or killed. In San Bernardino, California, it is crucial for those who work in these zones and drivers who pass through them to understand which steps can be taken to prevent an accident.

Don't ignore that shoulder injury - workers' comp can help

As a construction worker, you put a lot of stress of your body. Working with heavy equipment and materials on a daily basis can cause stress to your joints and muscles and eventually end in a serious injury. You are conditioned to be on alert for hazards such as holes, falling objects and live electrical lines. While remaining focused on those dangers, it is easy to lose sight of those things that seem less traumatic.

Spinal cord injuries and medical malpractice

If your spinal cord has been injured due to medical malpractice, a number of challenges may lie ahead. Also, you could experience hardships if your family member's spinal cord was injured due to a medical professional's negligence. At the San Bernardino law firm of Kampf, Schiavone & Associates, we are well aware of the different setbacks that families across California face because of medical professional negligence.

Looking at statistics on work zone traffic accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more Americans lose their lives in on-the-job traffic crashes than any other type of workplace accident. In San Bernardino, California, workers who are employed in a variety of fields take to the road as part of their job responsibilities, such as those who operate a large truck or drive a taxi. Furthermore, those who are in work zones on a daily basis may suffer an injury or pass away after they are struck by a vehicle.

How often are infants and mothers hurt during childbirth?

From surgical errors to negligence that occurs in nursing homes, medical malpractice cases take various forms across California. In San Bernardino, and delivery rooms throughout the state, there are also medical malpractice cases involving childbirth. If you or your partner are preparing to give birth, it is important to understand how widespread these injuries are and take preventative measures.

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