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The Ohio Statute of Limitations on Bodily Injury

The statute of limitations for bodily injury is governed by the Ohio Revised Code. The limitations period ranges from one to two years, depending on the type of claim. Under certain circumstances, it can be extended.

Florida Medicaid Waiver Eligibilty Rules

Medicaid allows low-income families to have access to healthcare.needle image by Zbigniew Nowak from Fotolia.comMedicaid is a national health care program. It offers coverage to those with lower incomes, including individuals and families. The federal government shares the cost with the...

Speedy Resolution for Whiplash Victims

It is a comfort to know that increased safety features in cars such as airbags and impact bars mean that your chances of surviving a road accident these days are much greater. However, that does not n

Statute of Limitations for Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or medical professional makes a mistake which results in injury or wrongful death. This usually occurs when a doctor or other medical staff is negligent in the care of the patient. For example, if a doctor prescribes medicine a patient is allergic to because

Medical Malpractice Definition

Medical malpractice is a big problem in the health industry. Annually it causes hundreds of thousands of deaths and thousands more suffer minor to major medical problems. They may last for a short period of time or may have lifelong implications. These instances can be brought to litigation, where t

Punishment for Drug Trafficking

Drug trafficking is a felony referring to the manufacture, sale, distribution (or intent to distribute) and smuggling of illegal drugs, such as heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamine and marijuana. Convicted drug traffickers are sentenced according to mandatory minimum guidelines.

What to Ask When Hiring a Private Investigator

If you are going through a divorce, looking for old friends or curious about a new employee or date, you may consider hiring a private investigator to do some research on your behalf. An experienced private investigator can find the answers to questions about a potentially cheating spouse or the bac

About the Missouri Good Samaritan Act

The piece of Missouri Legislation commonly known as the Good Samaritan Law is made up of Section 44.023 RSMo, Section 537.037 RSMo and Section 190.092 RSMo. The first version of the legislation was passed in 1979 and was designed to protect professionals who act outside of their business or practice

Do You Have Side Effects From Reglan?

In February of 2009, the Food and Drug Administration required the manufacturers of the drug metoclopramide, brand name Reglan, used to help with gastrointestinal disorders must place a warning on the

Laws of Pharmacy

In the United States and most other countries, pharmacies are strictly regulated under a set of laws. Without these laws, it is easy for the system to become corrupt and even dangerous. Many drugs, if not regulated properly, can be used not only for recreation but for the purpose of doing harm to ot

Medical Malpractice Suits

Eventually all of us must seek the assistance of a medical doctor in our lives. When this occurs we hope that the doctor knows what he is doing and performs his services competently and successfully. However, when this does not occur the law provides a remedy. This remedy is called the malpractice s

How to Gift to a Medicaid Trust

Medicaid is designed to provide medical care for individuals with limited assets and income and is a joint effort between the state and federal government. While it is primarily available to anyone receiving public benefits (e.g., Social Security Disability Income), it is also available in certain

What Are the Drug Trafficking Laws in Utah?

Federal agents seized 32,275.5 kgs of marijuana in 2008.Marijuana image by spiller from Fotolia.comDrug trafficking in Utah is dominated by Mexican poly-drug trafficking groups. These groups supply cocaine, heroin, marijuana and methamphetamine and are located in the Southwest, the...

Medicaid Eligibility & Discrimination

Medicaid, a government health insurance program, is available only to patients with low income. Patients on Medicaid should not be discriminated against for any reason when receiving health care services, but according to Elder Care Online, some patients find that some nursing homes discriminate ag

Medicaid Spend-Down Rules on the Improper Transfer of Assets

Asset Transfers are closely examined by desk image by dinostock from Fotolia.comMedicaid spend-down rules generally require individuals to spend their existing assets on medical care or certain other allowable expenses until personal assets are reduced to a point that...