Most people assume that there's a disparity in the medical care that people receive when they're poor and the kind of attention and care they get when they're famous and wealthy -- but a shocking new revelation about the death of astronaut Neil Armstrong shows that medical malpractice can happen to anyone.
Nursing homes in Ohio and throughout the nation are designed to provide care to those who can't care for themselves. However, reports indicate that some facilities are putting their residents' lives in danger by offering substandard care. In many cases, state and federal government agencies don't have the resources to go after these facilities and hold them accountable for their actions.
In Ohio, when someone dies as a result of another person's negligence or deliberate act, certain surviving relatives are automatically assumed to suffer a deep loss. The spouse of the deceased is naturally left without his or her helpmate and companion. The children of the deceased are left without their parent's love, support and guidance. The parents of the deceased are left without the care and assistance their child would have offered in life.
If someone is harmed while on private property in Ohio, the property owner or manager is generally responsible for damages incurred. This topic is generating interest following a recent liability case making news from Georgia. The widow of a 48-year-old man who was found dead at SunTrust Park claims that multiple parties knew of hazards that may have contributed to his death. The man was at the Atlanta Braves' baseball stadium to install a product that he invented called Draftwell.
Fans of "pitties" or pit bulls aren't going to like the newest information in a joint Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital study.
Despite all the public service announcements urging drivers to pay attention to the road, distracted driving continues to be a major problem on American highways and streets. Distracted driving causes nine deaths every day and approximately $40 billion in economic losses yearly.