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What Is Informed Consent in Medical Care?

Published on Jun 17, 2022 at 12:33 pm in Medical Malpractice.
What Is Informed Consent in Medical Care?

No matter the type of medical care, a patient always has the right to receive information and ask questions before undergoing treatment. Communication with a medical professional allows the patient to make decisions about their own health care. It educates the patient about risks, benefits, and alternative treatment options. It gives the patient the chance to voice concerns and gain a fuller understanding of medical terms and concepts they may not be familiar with. Informed consent is a fundamental component of any successful patient-physician relationship.

A health care provider has a legal and ethical obligation to facilitate this exchange of information prior to testing or treatment. If you visited a health care provider and there was no process of informed consent prior to your procedure, you may have faced an instance of medical malpractice.

What Are the Most Common Workplace Accidents in an Office?

Published on Jun 10, 2022 at 10:14 am in Work Accidents.
What Are the Most Common Workplace Accidents in an Office?

As someone primarily working in an office, it’s unlikely that you initially think of your job as dangerous. Each job carries with it its inherent hazards, administrative or clerical jobs included.

Throughout the remainder of this article, we’ll go over what are the most common workplace accidents in an office. We’ll also highlight what rights Mississippi law affords you if you get hurt.

Top 5 Safety Tips for Driving at Night

Published on Jun 2, 2022 at 1:42 pm in Car Accidents.
Top 5 Safety Tips for Driving at Night

While it will always be safer to drive during the day, there are times when nighttime driving is simply unavoidable. This could be because your work hours push your evening commute until late in the night, or perhaps because you do not have much time left to complete the last leg of a road trip.

Regardless of why you are traveling at night, you should be prepared to do so as safely as possible. Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law has compiled his top five safety tips for driving at night. Following these tips will help you limit your risk of being involved in a nighttime car accident.

How Does Speed Affect the Impact of a Car Crash?

Published on May 20, 2022 at 4:39 am in Car Accidents.
How Does Speed Affect the Impact of a Car Crash?

 

Speed is a critical factor in motor vehicle collisions. There are two primary ways speed impacts car accidents.

Speed increases the number of vehicle crashes.

Speed makes crashes more severe.

Those who live in our area of Mississippi know that speeding is a major problem. Speeding is one of the top causes of car accidents in both Ocean Springs, MS and the nation as a whole. And when speed is a factor in a car accident, victims are much more likely to be seriously injured or killed.

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