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3 reasons to get medical help for your child after a dog bite

Fido wasn't happy to see your child today, and he lashed out in a way you never expected. For example, maybe your child already knew the neighbor's pet, he normally only saw the pet when your neighbor was with him. Today, the dog got off its leash and chased your child down on his bicycle, biting him once he was knocked down. Your neighbor called him off quickly, but your child still suffered in the attack.

Is the standard too low for diagnostics in medicine?

When our back aches, our knee gives out or we experience excruciating pain in our body, we expect a medical professional to help us find the problem. One tool often used to help solve this puzzle is magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

NEW YORK TAXICAB ACCIDENT FACTS AND STATISTICS

The New York metro area is known for its yellow cabs, called "Medallion taxis," which people can hail to get rides. Livery cabs are also available, but usually require a phone call to a cab company for pickup. Due to the large number of taxis in New York, taxi accidents are also common. If you suffer serious injury as a passenger in a taxicab accident, find out about your rights to recover compensation by working with a Brooklyn taxi accident attorney. 

THE TRUTH ABOUT MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Insurance companies like to paint attorneys and those who file medical malpractice lawsuits in a bad light and make you believe they put the medical profession at risk. However, this is not the truth. If you suffer serious injury because of a preventable medical error, find out how your Brooklyn medical malpractice attorney can help you hold parties accountable and recover damages. 

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE REASONS FOR NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE?

People have a right to be concerned about whether their loved ones receive proper care in nursing homes. Unfortunately, the reason long-term care initially becomes necessary is when a loved one begins experiencing a diminished capacity of some sort. His or her vulnerability makes it important for family and friends to be alert to abuse or negligence and provide them with the protection they need. If you suspect your family member is a victim of nursing home abuse, discuss the matter with a Brooklyn nursing home neglect attorney and find out about legal recourse.

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DOG BITES

In many dog bite cases, you can recover damages for medical costs because New York courts hold dog owners strictly liable for these damages. However, to pursue other damages such as pain and suffering, lost earning capacity and non-economic damages, a Brooklyn dog bite attorney must prove negligence - that the owner knew about the dog's propensity for biting and failed to take precautions. 

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