The Magnetic Resonance Imaging test, or MRI, is performed at a hospital or imaging center. The patient lies on a tray, which slides into a tube, and after a series of very loud clicks made by a large magnet, a series of images is created. The images are read or “interpreted” by a radiologist, who writes a report that becomes the “official” result of the MRI. Unlike x-rays (which see bones), MRIs are particularly helpfu...
The value of a case depends on many factors. Generally, in cases where the injury was serious and the defendant’s fault is apparent, the settlement is likely to be higher. Accident cases are heavily driven by insurance coverage. If you’re injured in an accident and the party who is responsible does not have insurance, a lawsuit may not be worth the effort. A company could close shop and re-appear under a new name. It may ...
If you live in Texas and are hurt on the job, you may wonder: does workers’ comp pay for lost wages? You not only have to endure the pain of your injuries and focus your attention on recovery. You may also be worried about a sudden loss of income — money you need to pay your bills, feed your family, and cover your suddenly increased medical expenses. If you have suffered a work-related injury or illness, it’s importan...
If you recently moved to America, you are probably experiencing the anxiety that comes with all the changes you are going through. Being an immigrant is a life changing experience. Everything you knew and took for granted is completely different now, from communicating with people in a different language to little things like traffic signs or sending mail. Going from your comfort zone to a new and different life takes ti...
The faster the job gets done, the more money your employer makes, but the more. Sadly, time is the enemy of profit, and some companies sacrifice safety to get jobs done quickly. Safe work requires following safety rules, using safety equipment, a safe worksite, and proper training. Without safety, workers are injured, and many times, they are killed. What is workplace safety? Workplace safety sounds simple, and it oft...

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