Month: February 2014

North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Work to End Bullying

February 20, 2014 Bullying is a serious problem in the United States today. Studies from the National Education Association show as many as 30 percent of school-aged children are bullied each month. The North Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys with the law firm of HensonFuerst explain this behavior can have serious, even deadly, consequences. Take the …

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Q&A about Possible CJD Exposure at Forsyth Medical Center

Since posting the story about how 18 patients at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC, were possibly exposed to the rare but deadly Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), we’ve had folks ask for more information. While there has been no additional information provided by the hospital, we’ve put together this list of answers to common questions: I’ve …

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Report Gives Grade of C- To Emergency Healthcare Access In North Carolina

February 13, 2014 Most people will agree, the most crucial time for a person to have access to quality healthcare is in an emergency situation. The North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers with HensonFuerst explain that a new report shows the state may be lacking certain industry assets, potentially resulting in limited patient access to care. …

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Forsyth Medical Center Exposures Some Patients to Serious Disease Risk

Today, officials at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC, admitted that improper medical instrument sterilization exposed 18 neurosurgery patients to the deadly Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). CJD is caused by infectious agents called “prions,” which are extremely difficult to kill. On January 18, 2014, a patient suspected of having CJD had surgery. Instead of throwing away …

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