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C. Diff Infection Following Surgical Procedure & Hospitalization — When Is It Medical Malpractice?

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There are risks to every surgery and medical procedure. There are also risks to patients who are hospitalized. One such well-known risk is that of infection of a bacterium called Clostridioides difficile, also known as C. diff, which can be extremely serious. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 11 patients over 65 die within a month after acquiring a C. diff infection in a healthcare setting.  Here’s what you need to know if you or a loved one has C.…

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How To Remain In Compliance As A 501(c)(3) When Engaged In Politics

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If you are running a 501©(3) charity, there are certain political activities that you are restricted from participating in by the IRS. If your organization is involved in politics in any capacity, it is a good idea to consult with a charity compliance lawyer to make sure you aren’t violating the rules of the IRS. The Consequences of Non-Compliance If you are no longer in compliance with IRS regulations, you may have your tax-exempt status revoked, and you may have certain taxes imposed on you.…

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Stepping Into Some Big Shoes: Understanding Child Guardianship Responsibilities

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When a parent is no longer able to care for a child, a guardian may be appointed. Whether it’s because of illness, incarceration, or even death, the state will endeavor to place a child with a relative or friend of the family in an effort to disrupt the child as little as possible. Read on and learn more about the duties and responsibilities of a child guardian. Who Should Take Guardianship On?…

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