• Reviewing Medical Services Covered By Worker’s Compensation Insurance

    Legal

    In Oklahoma, worker’s compensation insurance provides injured workers with specific medical services. However, with changes in worker’s compensation laws, the workers could face some limitations on their coverage. For example, diagnostic services are not covered under the policies initially. Coverage doesn’t start until the doctor provides a diagnosis of the worker’s injuries. A local attorney helps workers who were denied the benefits.

    When is First Aid Provided?

    The worker receives first aid on the job site right after the accident that caused their injuries. All employers must have a first aid kit on-site for sudden emergencies. A safety policy must define the actions of nearby workers after an accident happens as well. However, in serious accidents, paramedics are called to the scene.

    Medical and Surgical Care

    Medical care is provided immediately following the accident. The worker receives a form for the doctor to complete. If surgery is required for the …

  • Reviewing The Resident’s Bill Of Rights With A Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

    Legal

    In New Jersey, elder laws provide senior patients with the Nursing Home Resident’s Bill of Rights. Under the federal laws, nursing home administrators must protect the rights of the patients as outlined in the regulations. A local attorney helps families when their senior’s rights are violated.

    The Right to Medical Care

    Under federal laws, all nursing home patients have the right to medical care. The patients have the right to identify the doctor who they prefer to provide their medical care. The nursing home residents also retain the right to refuse medical care from any doctor who visits the facility. Any violation of the patient’s right to or right to refuse care could lead to penalties against the facility and its administrator.

    Freedom from Abuse and the Use of Restraints

    All patients in a nursing home have the right to protection against abuse and the use of restraints. Any instance …

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