Wednesday, September 14, 2011
If the price seems too good for liposection or another cosemetic procedure then do some further research. The most important thing is to ask questions. Is the physician board certified in plastic surgery? Check to see if there is any disciplinary action for the Doctor. Verify if the surgery facility is accredited. Seek references from other patients. Be proactive to make sure you receive the best care.
Botched up plastic surgery can lead to disfiguration or even death. If you were disfigured or a loved one died due to negligence then you should speak to a NYC medical malpractice attorney. Sphere: Related Content
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
When surgical equipment causes injury or death
Unfortunately, the standards that patients should have the right to reasonably expect are not always met in practice. Doctors do make mistakes by selecting the wrong implants, misusing equipment, puncturing organs with instruments too sharp to be used in a type of surgery, or leaving surgical sponges inside the patient after the operation.
The result can be injury or death during the surgery or from complications caused by the surgical instruments or implanted devices. If the device is defective and fails, the patient suffers or even dies because the surgery fails to solve the medical problem, with an outcome that may even be potentially life threatening.
Obtain proper representation
Obtaining a New York malpractice lawyer who is experienced in personal injuries is critical to a successful case. Most medical malpractice attorneys offer free consultation which allows you to pick the best lawyer to defend you. Sphere: Related Content
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
According to RealtyTrac 3 million U.S. homes will be repossessed by lenders this year due to unemployment and depressed home values. In today's economic climate—you cannot keep up with your mortgage payments or need to move for some other reason, and you still owe more on your home than its current valuation, you may want to consider a Utah short sale. A short sale occurs when you sell your home for less than the total amount owed on all mortgages, and the mortgage holders agree to accept the sales proceeds and write off the remaining debt.
A Utah short sale may be right for you when:
- Your home was overpriced when you originally purchased it
- You have little or no equity in your house
- Housing prices have dropped sharply since the home was purchased
- You have to sell quickly and receive only low offers
- You are threatened with foreclosure
Advantages of Short Sales in Utah
A portion of your debt is forgiven and you avoid foreclosure with short sale. Compared to a foreclosure, which remains on your record for many years, a short sale does less damage to your credit. But if you were late or missed mortgage payments, those will still appear as negative events on your credit report.
Home buyers who purchase Utah foreclosures listings or short sales have the advantage of getting property at discounted prices. However, when housing prices decline—as has recently been the case here in Utah and around the nation—or home sales are slow in the neighborhood, buyers may have to wait several years before they can realize gains on their investments.
Although lenders lose money when agreeing to a Utah short sale, they are more likely to approve the sale if foreclosure proceedings would be more expensive than the forgiven debt. Foreclosure proceedings give lenders full ownership of a property, and most lenders do not want to own Utah foreclosure homes. They would prefer to forgive debt rather than pay maintenance and real estate agent fees while trying to sell Utah foreclosure homes themselves.
It is important to consult with an attorney or financial advisor to guide you through a Utah short sale in order to make the right decisions.
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Thursday, August 18, 2011
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Treatment & Rehabilitation
Treatment for a catastrophic head injury begins with emergency care at the scene of the accident. Once vital functions such as breathing, pulse, and blood pressure have been stabilized, initial tests will be performed, such as x-rays and CT scans, to determine the full extent of the injury to the brain. The patient will then typically receive intensive care or surgery designed to repair damage and minimize the likelihood of further harm occurring. Neurologic and physical therapy will likely follow, not only to stimulate nerve and brain function, but also to keep the body from deteriorating due to prolonged inactivity during treatment.
The goal of rehabilitation is to restore as much function as possible. For a victim suffering from a traumatic brain injury, this will generally include recovering motor and cognitive function, as well as learning new ways to perform daily tasks. Rehabilitation will likely be overseen by a physiatrist specializing in rehab, diagnosis, and treatment of pain related to TBI. Most often, the TBI victim will then receive extensive physical and occupational therapy, in addition to psychological and speech therapy.
A study by the National Institutes of Health found that 85% of brain injury patients do not receive any treatment or counseling concerning the long term difficulties caused by brain injury. Living with a brain injury can change your life. If you have been injured in an accident due to negligence that resulted in TBI then finding an experienced Seattle brain injury lawyer is important. Rehabilitation is expensive and time consuming and it is important to ensure you have proper care for the rest of your life.
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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
If you and your spouse show up to the interview prepared—and especially if you practiced—you will likely walk out of the USCIS office with a green card stamped in your passport. If not, however, you may face excessive delay, as the USCIS waits for and processes documents you should have brought with you the first time. You may also face the possibility of a second, more rigorous fraud interview.
Get your documentation together
Do not leave any paperwork behind! The USCIS views this interview as a chance to ensure that you did not get married solely for the purpose of obtaining a green card. So, in addition to the usual identification and immigration paperwork, you should bring any documents that provide evidence that your marriage is legitimate. These should include the following:
· The passport, visa, entry record, and birth certificate of the foreign spouse (with certified translation, if not in English)
· The passport and birth certificate (translated, if necessary) of the U.S. citizen or green card holder.
· Your marriage certificate, including records of any prior marriages and divorces
· Birth certificates of any minor children, regardless of whether they are from your current marriage or a previous relationship
· Anything that shows that you married for reasons other than obtaining a U.S. green card, including: photographs of the happy couple, records of joint accounts and joint ownership, joint utility and other bills, wedding photographs/invitations/guestbooks, or any other records that show the legitimacy of your marriage
Prepare for questions about your relationship and each other
As part of its goal of ensuring it only issues marriage-based green cards to spouses in legitimate relationships, USCIS officers conducting green card interviews ask many detailed, personal questions. Even though you married for love, you and your spouse may remember certain important events in your relationship differently. Take some time before the interview to review your story, so you know the following:
· Where and when your spouse or fiancé was born
· Where and when you first met
· Who proposed to whom, and under what circumstances
· How many people attended the wedding
· When and where the wedding was held
Furthermore, many officers ask for small details about day-to-day matters, which both of you should be able to answer accurately, such as the following:
· What brand toothpaste do you use?
· Does your spouse have any birthmarks?
· Who usually does the dishes or takes out the trash?
· Who pays the bills?
· Who shops for groceries?
· What time do you usually go to bed and get up in the morning?
Although not required, you may bring an immigration lawyer in NYC to your interview. And, even if you choose not to ask an attorney to attend the interview with you, a seasoned immigration lawyer can help you prepare for the green card interview—and pass it—the first time around.
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Friday, August 12, 2011
Filing for bankruptcy is a daunting process. Obtaining the right advice from an experienced Salt Lake City bankruptcy attorney is important to your financial future. Two types of bankruptcy you can file for are:
- Chapter 7
- Chapter 13
Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 both offer benefits to the overburdened consumer; however the proceedings differ in many ways, beginning with eligibility.
Chapter 7 is usually only available to people who have very little or no disposable income, and thus, cannot afford to repay their debts. For people who can afford to pay something to their creditors, as opposed to nothing as in a Chapter 7, Chapter 13 may provide the necessary relief.
Filers under Chapter 13 are entitled to "Individual Debt Adjustment," which is essentially a repayment plan. With the repayment plan, unsecured debt is not discharged as with Chapter 7,
but a Chapter 13 debtor only needs to pay unsecured creditors what he or she can afford to pay.
Always do your research and seek an experienced lawyer if you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy in Salt Lake City
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for people aged five to thirty-four in the United States. Car accidents, and the injuries that result, can change your life forever.
Factors in Virginia auto accidents
Aggressive driving: As traffic volumes increase, so does agitation with traffic delays and perceived driving slights. While road rage is considered a criminal offense, the Virginia legislature has defined aggressive driving as operating a motor vehicle with intent to harass, obstruct, or injure another party through failure to comply with safe driving regulations. Loss of temper on the road can easily lead to loss of life. A skilled car accident lawyer can help you gain justice and fair compensation, if you or someone you love suffers injury through the negligent actions of an aggressive driver.
Weather: Inclement weather can quickly turn a routine trip to work, school, or the store dangerous. Road surfaces affected by rain, ice, and snow are responsible for serious accidents throughout areas like Prince William County. In a storm, both road traction and visibility decrease, increasing the likelihood of serious automobile accident for even the safest drivers.
Distracted driving: Driving while distracted by a telephone conversation, texting, or even changing the station on the radio can cause devastating—and sometimes fatal—accidents. The operation of a motor vehicle involves hand, eye, body, and mental coordination. Loss of attention can quickly cause a car accident. According to a study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 80 percent of collisions involve an episode of distracted driving within three seconds prior to impact. Driver inattention is a leading cause of car accident and injury in our state according to the Virginia non-profit group DRIVE SMART.
Prince County auto accident lawyer Kevin Childers always recommending being aware while driving.
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