Injured employees receiving workers’ compensation benefits often wonder, “Can I settle my case?” The New Hampshire Department of Labor (the State agency that hears workers’ compensation cases and regulates workers’ compensation issues) allows injured employees and workers’ compensation carriers to …
Medical errors are one of the Nation’s leading causes of death and injury. A recent report by the Institute of Medicine estimates that as many as 44,people die in U.S. hospitals each year as the result of medical errors.
Medical errors are one of the Nation’s leading causes of death and injury. A recent report by the Institute of Medicine estimates that as many as 44,000 to 98,000 people die in U.S. hospitals each year as the result of medical errors. This means that more people die from medical errors than from motor vehicle accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS.
Anyone reading the news onli should know that video surveillance, whether in the form of security cameras, traffic cameras, or amateur videographers, is becoming ever more common in our society. Because you are more likely than ever to be on camera whenever you leave your house, it is important to be aware of that fact, and aware of how video surveillance can either help you or hurt you if you are involved in an incident with potential legal consequences.
Did you know that work injuries need not arise from a single traumatic event in order to be compensable under New Hampshire workers’ compensation law?