what to be aware of when divorcing your spouse
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what to be aware of when divorcing your spouse

Every marriage is not meant to last forever. No matter what the reasoning behind the divorce, it is important to have legal representation for each side. I almost lost everything because my former spouse said that he was taking care of things and that he would be fair about how the assets were divided. It took several weeks for me to find out what he was up to. It was then that I hired my own attorney and got what I deserved. You should never attempt to go through a divorce without a lawyer working on your side. On my site, I have listed several of the issues that can get overlooked if you are inexperienced with divorce documents and proceedings.


what to be aware of when divorcing your spouse

Risks Of Medical Malpractice Associated With Corrective Laser Eye Surgery

Joy Johnson

Laser corrective eye surgery, which is usually referred to by the name of Lasik surgery, is one of the most commonly performed eye surgeries in the United States. According to WebMD, about ten million people have elected to have laser eye surgery to correct their vision since the procedure was initially approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1999. Unfortunately, there are certain risks involved with the procedure, and even more risks if you have a surgeon who is not providing the proper standard of care. Take a look at some of the situations that could qualify you to file a medical malpractice claim after laser eye surgery to correct your vision. 

You suspect the surgeon cut corners, and it affected the outcome. 

Inexperienced or overscheduled surgeons can get in a hurry and cut important corners during surgery, even laser eye surgery. These kinds of behaviors go completely against the standard of medical care that patients expect from a practitioner, and the outcomes in these situations can be horrendous. If you suspect your laser eye surgery went badly because the surgeon cut corners, it is best to get legal advice about the situation. You may be entitled to compensation. 

Your surgeon did not explain the risks to you before the surgery. 

If you have experienced a bad outcome with your corrective eye surgery, this is not so much an abnormal thing as the surgery does carry some risks. It is possible for the surgery to not help with your vision at all and has even caused further vision problems for some people. Unfortunately, while the risks cannot be avoided, they should be fully explained to you before you elect to have the surgery. If these risks were not fully disclosed, it is best to talk to medical malpractice attorneys for advice. 

You have experienced a complete loss of vision after laser eye surgery. 

Losing your vision when you were going in for a surgery to have your vision corrected can be devastating. Loss of vision is one of the risks that can come along with laser eye surgery, but this is a risk that is not usually a problem that would be expected. If you have lost your vision due to laser eye surgery, it is important to find out if this is something that was an unexpected thing or if it is a problem that could have been avoided because the surgeon did something wrong.