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An overview of one of the most common areas for tragic medical mistakes: medication and doseage errors. Discover the most common medication error; who is responsible; and what you can do to protect yourself from medication errors.
If You're a Named Insured on an Auto Policy In Pennsylvania, all auto insurance companies are required to provide medical benefits coverage of at least $5,000 as part of every auto insurance policy.
Accident Information Police Accident Report (if you have one) or Accident Information Exchanged at the Scene Insurance Information Insurance information for yourself as well as all of the members of
Ask Your Doctor This one seems obvious, but sometimes people are scared or otherwise reluctant to just ask their doctor. Your doctor should be willing to explain your condition to you and she may ha
Ask Friends and Colleagues When you're selecting a physician, ask around. Your friends and colleagues, for example, may have advice to offer. Remember that unless they are medically knowledgeable,
Don't Overstate or Minimize the Accident Incorrectly describing the accident is no good. First, your incorrect description of the accident will be in the records and it will be used against you by d
The Cost of Malpractice Suits is Not Significant According to Business Week, malpractice payouts by physicians and their insurers amounted to less than 1% of the country’s overall health care cost.
Check for Injuries Are you hurt? Is anyone in your car hurt? Does it appear (without getting out of your car) that anyone else has been hurt? Before you do anything else, determine whether anyone
You May Not Have to Give a Recorded Statement You absolutely do not have to give a recorded statement to the other guy's insurance company. In fact, we strongly recommend against giving a recorded s