The trend of giving birth in a non-hospital setting has been on the rise in the United States, with 1.36% of babies being born outside of a hospital setting in 2012. While some of these births are completed at home, most of them are completed in dedicated birth centers. Birth centers, separate from hospitals, have seen a rise in popularity since recent legislation has made them more economical and more emphasis has been been placed on the experience of the mother during pregnancy and birth.
- No one ever expects to suddenly sustain an injury while at the workplace. If you suddenly find yourself lying on the ground after a fall that you didn't see coming, chances are you might have slipped on something that was in your path. The first course of action after an injury occurs at work is of course to seek medical attention if needed. That said, if your slip and fall was the result of someone else leaving something where it did not belong, you may have a potential legal case on your hands.
- Car accidents change lives, but in different ways for different people. Even if you're not physically hurt, you may have sustained psychological or "invisible" injuries that can destroy life as you know it. Here's how to understand what's happened, so you can cope with it effectively. What These Invisible Injuries Are And How They Change Your Ability To Function From the outside, you look completely normal and no differently than you did before the event, yet on the inside, it's a completely different situation.
- If you own a small shop in a busy urban area, then you likely know that you need to do everything in your power to make sure that your establishment is as safe as possible. This means eliminating tripping hazards and making repairs as soon as possible so patrons do not hurt themselves. If you do not make these repairs and you know about an issue, then you can be held liable for the costs associated with the injury.
- Workplace injuries lead to issues for both employers and employees. If an employee is hurt on the job, then they can receive worker's compensation insurance. As an employer, you want your workers to be safe and yet you don't want to payout extra money to your employees who aren't even able to come to work. Here are some of the most common ways employees are injured at work and how you can avoid it.