Archive for July 2, 2013
Annually, emergency room visits total about 110 million. That obscene number means that most emergency rooms are clogged, with wait times of up to several hours. The main reason for this gross influx of patients is not because these people are in such severe medical distress that they are at risk of loss of life and limb. It is actually because they believe that they have nowhere else to go for medical treatment. This lack of knowledge is an epidemic in our country, and the cure is making sure that everyone is aware of the presence of urgent care facilities or immediate care centers.
These urgent care facilities offer medical services for patients with conditions that are not serious enough for an actual emergency room visit, but do still need rapid attention. Because most urgent care facilities off
The Congressional Budget Office recently conducted a study concluding that during the period between 1996 and 2009, the percentage of disabled worker benefits paid to people older than 45 years of age rose from 67 percent to 76 percent. If it were not for social security benefits, there would be more than one million Florida senior citizens in poverty. This is quite troubling because the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention reports that life expectancy at birth has rose to a new high of nearly 78 years as on now. Even more alarming is that the number of people older than 85 is expected to more than triple from its current rate of 5.7 million in 2010 to more than 19 million by 2050. Considering that by the year 2030, approximately 27 percent of Florida residents will be older than 65 ye
Many, many Americans are involved in a workplace injury every single year. Getting hurt at work can result in short term, long term, and even permanent health issues, up to and including death. If you get hurt at work and your employer is unwilling to pay the costs of medical treatment and recovery, then you should consider hiring a Workers Compensation attorney. Workers comp lawyers can help to make sure that you are awarded the maximum allowed value of your disability claim, which may not cover everything but would be a great help in your time of need.
The whole point of Workers’ Compensation Law is to assist employees