When you have to stay at the hospital, you are placing a high amount of trust in the professionals who work there to provide you with a safe, compassionate and respectful experience. The staff includes doctors, nurses, receptionists and even janitors who are responsible for ensuring the sanitation of the environment you are in. At Elk & Elk, we have helped many patients in Washington who have been the victims of preventable medical negligence.
Many in Seattle may mistakenly believe that "distracted driving" simply means texting while driving. In reality, distracted driving is more of a concept than a single action. It refers to any instance in which one's full attention is not on the road. A breakdown of the different types of driving distractions may reveal to you just how likely it is that such actions caused the accident you were involved in.
When doctors in Washington are cleared to begin practicing without the guidance and direction of instructors and industry professionals, they are entrusted to take their education, skills and experience to help their patients overcome symptoms and regain health. However, in some unfortunate circumstances, health care providers are unable to stand up to this requirement and may end up facilitating the injury or death of their patients. Often, this is due to miscommunication, fatigue or even blatant ignorance.
While there are undoubtedly times when women in Washington are completely unable to control the fact that they go into labor well before their due date, there are many things that can be done to actively prevent preterm labor. When women are educated about how they can facilitate a full-term and healthy pregnancy, they can provide their unborn infant with the best possible chance at enjoying a safe and comfortable pregnancy and delivery.
Depending on the severity of a car accident in Washington, the injuries that victims experience can vary exponentially. There are many factors that play into how seriously injured people are including whether or not they were wearing a seatbelt, where their car was hit, what type of vehicle hit them, whether or not they had any time to react and even how healthy they were before the accident happened.