While some burn injuries are so minor that they do not require any medical attention at all, others can have serious and even fatal consequences for accident victims. Skin is an entire organ system that can be severely damaged by the various types of burns, potentially resulting in life-threatening infections and/or other medical complications. Consequently, skin grafting is one form of burn treatment that is used in certain cases to prevent infection and replace damaged skin tissue.
When you or someone you love suffers a brain injury of any kind, it is important to seek medical attention from a trusted Massachusetts facility. A brain injury can result in serious issues that can last a lifetime, especially if left untreated.
When people in Quincy suffer a serious brain injury, there is often little that doctors can do to treat them. Generally, they can only monitor patients and take steps to prevent more damage from occurring to functioning systems. Once patients are stabilized, the next step is to put them into rehabilitation and treatment that focuses on helping them recover from the injury. This may involve a variety of methods such as physical therapy, speech therapy and now, music therapy.
There are certain errors in the medical field that are called “never events,” because, theoretically, they should never happen. However, if you have been the victim of a wrong-site surgery, then you know how very real – and very damaging – such events can be.
Breaking down a premises liability case in Massachusetts usually involves identifying how the injured party ended up on the property. If the plaintiff is trespassing, the state gives very little legal protection. However, if the person had been legally on the property, there could be grounds for a lawsuit as long as there is some type of hazardous defect involved.