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Sweeney Law FirmGangreneAny injury can result in tissue death or necrosis. Gangrene is a type of necrosis, but on a larger scale. Gangrene results from tissues losing access to nutrient and oxygen supplying blood circulation -- commonly in extremities such as fingers, toes, handSweeney Law FirmGastric Bypass SurgeriesGastric bypass surgeries, also known as bariatric surgery, are a treatment for individuals in need of radical weight loss. The types of surgical procedures done in gastric bypass severely limits the amount of food a person can eat. Doctors usually only peSweeney Law FirmGeriatriciansGeriatricians are doctors that specialize in treating seniors and helping them to maintain their independence for as long as possible. Geriatricians usually have their initial training in family medicine or internal medicine. The specialization of a geriaSweeney Law FirmGlossary of TermsAbsolute Liability Compensatory Damages Iatrogenic: Due to the action of a physician or induced inadvertently by a physician or surgeon or by medical treatment or diagnostic procedures Medical Negligence: Failure of a physician or other medical personnelSweeney Law FirmGood Samaritan LawsGood samaritan laws are in place in all states to encourage people to help others in the case of emergency medical situations where trained rescue personnel have yet to arrive. Good samaritan laws protect people from civil liability for injuries when an aSweeney Law FirmGrant County Personal InjuryA Sweeney Law Firm attorney is available to discuss your legal rights if you or a loved one is the victim of a personal injury in Grant County, Indiana. The Sweeney Law Firm will determine whether you have a personal injury case worth pursuing and help yoSweeney Law FirmGross NegligenceGross negligence is a legal concept meaning serious, or gross, carelessness and is the most legally actionable form of negligence. Persons in positions where what they do impacts the safety and well-being of others need to especially consider the potentiaSweeney Law FirmGuillain-Barre SyndromeGuillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) is also known as acute idiopathic polyneuritis, infectious polyneuritis, acute inflammatory polyneuropathy, and acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. GBS is a rare autoimmune disorder that affects the nerves specifSweeney Law FirmGynecologistsGynecologists are doctors that specialize in diagnosing and treating problems of the female reproductive system. This specialization often comes paired with obstetrics, which is the medical care of a woman during gestation. OB/GYNs also are concerned withSweeney Law FirmHealth Care Associated InfectionsIn the US, between 5 to 10% of people who are admitted to hospitals will become infected with health care associated infections (HAI). Health care associated infections is a very broad term covering infections by many types of organisms, including bacteri