Sooner or later, healthcare law affects us all. In this section, lawyers will explain your rights as a medical patient, the laws pertaining to children and the elderly, and what to do if you've been harmed by a doctor's negligence.
- Study finds hospitals make money off of errors
Provided by: Powers & Santola, LLP
Mistakes that lead to longer hospital stays and additional procedures can result in profit for the hospital at fault. Read More »
- Agency requesting higher asset limits for disability benefit recipients
Provided by: Robert A. Koenigsberg Law Offices
The National Council on Disability is urging President Obama’s administration to raise limitations imposed on recipients of Supplemental Security Income benefits from $2,000 to $10,000. Read More »
- Hospitals see financial benefit from surgical complications
Provided by: Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C.
A study published in April 2013 in the Journal of American Medicine revealed that hospitals profit from surgical errors, which hinders efforts to make health care better. Read More »
- Michigan ranked among top 10 states for disability services
Provided by: Adler Stilman, PLLC
Michigan was rated among the top 10 states in the nation for the services available for certain disabled individuals. Read More »
- No more paper SSDI checks as of March
Provided by: Bartels Law Firm
As of March 1, Social Security Disability benefit checks became paperless. Those receiving paper checks in the mail, will need to make changes to continue receiving disability income. Read More »