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Jared E Everton

Jared Everton’s Legal Guides

65 total


  • Hospital-Acquired Infections are More Common than People Think, and More Common than They Should Be

    One might consider it ironic to contract an infection during a hospital visit, but it happens far more often than it should in hospitals across the United States. Healthcare-associated infections are infections that were not present at the time of admission to a healthcare facili...

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  • Cerebral Palsy is Especially Unfortunate if Medical Malpractice is to Blame

    What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral palsy is a condition disrupting the motor skills and postural tone, developing in the first years of a childs life. This disorder affects 0.002% of newborns, but a higher percentage of premature infants are diagnosed. Cerebral palsy can lead to re...

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  • Patients Falling in Hospitals Causes Widespread Concern

    The number one cause of patient injuries at hospitals is falling. Patients who fall in hospitals can be left with serious injury, including traumatic brain injury which can lead to death. A 90-year-old female patient fell at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, h...

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  • The Warning Signs of Erb’s Palsy

    Childbirth brings with it many potential life-threatening complications, for both the mother and the child. There are times when the birth doesnt go as intended, and the baby can get stuck in a compromising position inside of the mothers womb. The childs shoulders run the risk of...

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  • Birth Injuries in Arizona: Can They Be Prevented?

    The process of giving birth, aside from the joy of delivering, is painful, stressful, and dangerous for both the mother and the child. Because there are so many instances during birth when the babys oxygen flow is limited, the condition known as Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (H...

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  • The Controversy behind the Mogen Clamp

    The Mogen clamp is still used frequently to perform circumcisions on infant males in the United States, but the Mogen Circumcision Instruments Company paid so much money in injury settlements that it went out of business in July 2010. The device was invented by Brooklyn rabbi, Ha...

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  • California Attorney Files against LA School District on Behalf of Three Sexually Assaulted Students

    In early February, California attorney, Lois Carrillo announced that he had filed a claim against the Los Angeles Unified School District on behalf of two girls and one boy that were victims of sexual assault at Miramonte Elementary School in downtown Los Angeles. Parents protest...

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  • Sexual Relationships between Female Teachers and Male Students in Arizona

    When female teachers engage in sexual relations with their students, it is much less likely that the student will report the affair than if the genders of the student and the teacher were reversed. This may be consequence of societal influences; the boys may think they will seem ...

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  • If Students File Claims against School Officials, they are Legally Protected from Retaliation

    It is traumatic enough when a student suffers a situation, such as sexual assault, that causes them to file a claim against their school. Even more unfortunate is when their claim causes retaliation from other students or school employees. Such was the case in a 2006 sexual assau...

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  • Title VI Should Keep School Kids Safe from Discrimination, if School Officials Act Accordingly

    Despite the efforts of many, our nation is still affected by discrimination. While that is a sad fact that you or I may not be able to control, we should be able to send our children to school with the faith that they wont be targeted because of their race, color, or national ori...

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