Giving up their freedom to live in nursing or residential care facilities can be difficult for Pennsylvania residents. Aside from not having the comforts of one's own home, a person must be able to trust the individuals and institution that have agreed to manage their care. Building this trust can be difficult, especially when egregious cases of nursing home abuse are reported at facilities throughout the nation.
A new study reveals that 2,000 babies are injured in the U.S. each year by infant walkers. The American Academy of Pedriatrics is flat-out calling for a ban on these popular baby products.
The National Traffic Safety Board (NTSB) has recently voted on the recommendation that new motorcycles should have anti-lock braking systems (ABS) and electronic stability controls (ESC). Federal requirements already mandate that all new cars must have ABS and ESC. While some motorcycle manufacturers already include this technology in their bikes, it is not a federal requirement. With potential changes on the horizon, some motorcyclists may wonder if these technologies can help them.
Depending upon a patient's medical needs and best course of treatment, surgery may be prescribed by a medical team to provide that individual with relief from an illness or ailment.
If you have been receiving benefits for a work-related disability, you may be asked to submit to an independent medical exam, or IME.