Some activities inherently come with a certain amount of danger. But the adrenaline rush of rushing down a snow-covered mountain on skis or playing football goes way beyond watching it all on TV.
In the moments after a motor vehicle accident, drivers and passengers will assess the situation to make sure no one is hurt. No wounds mean everyone is OK, right?
Back problems are an ever-present reality for millions of Americans. Chronic back pain is the most common reason for missed work in the U.S. and the leading cause of disability worldwide.
If you've sustained a serious injury from negligence or malpractice, you know how stressful the consequences can be. The injury may leave you unable to work or with big medical bills. It may even be life-altering, in all sorts of ways.
Hospitals are supposed to be a place where we go for much-needed medical care. Many doctors and nurses do amazing work, but medical errors are still far too common.
In any area of public concern, lobbyists, politicians, big business, and pundits alike, often turn to catchphrases that serve to undermine open and full discussion over a specific topic. As our nation is struggling to find ways to address the rising cost of healthcare there are some who suggest that tort reform is necessary to protect public health.
As we move into 2017, the political landscape across the country remains in turmoil. Last year experienced a tumultuous campaign that people on both sides of the aisle agree highlighted that a strong partisan rift exists in America. In fact, in naming "The Person of the Year" in 2016, the cover of Time Magazine indentified the country as the "Divided States Of America." It is no secret that partisan politics are often driven by special interests. The courts, on the other hand, are supposed to mete out justice without regard to partisan politics, special interest pressures and government oppression.