Doctors and other medical professionals not only have an ethical and moral obligation to treat patients with extreme care and safety, but they also have a legal obligation to do so. Despite that legal obligation, medical professionals in New York and elsewhere can still act recklessly or negligently and injure patients in the process. When this kind of situation unfolds and innocent victims are left to pick up the pieces of a medical error or negligence, the injured party may be able to pursue a medical malpractice suit against the medical professionals involved.
Any construction site, regardless of how closely safety standards are followed, can be the scene of a tragic accident that leads to injuries. When a construction site accident has led to a traumatic brain injury, injured parties and their families should be aware of steps to take in order to ensure that the injured party is cared for in terms of a fair settlement. New York brain injury cases can be devastating for families, but the following tips may help those families move forward after a brain injury has occurred.