Med-Legal Corner

Med-Legal Corner: Medical law is a branch of law which concerns the prerogatives and responsibilities of medical professionals and the rights of the patient. It should not be confused with medical jurisprudence, which is a branch of medicine, rather than a branch of law. The main branches of medical law are the law of torts (most notably medical malpractice) and criminal law in relation to medical practice and treatment. Ethics and medical practice is a growing field. After working in chiropractic for 30+ years, especially in personal and work injuries. In the Med-legal corner Dr. Jimenez knows the in’s and out’s of what goes into personal and work injury claims. Receiving chiropractic care from a personal injury doctor after suffering an injury can be a lifesaver. As a personal injury chiropractor has attended post graduate training in accident injury evaluation and treatment which can guarantee a more effective diagnosis and care. An added bonus is that the chiropractor can do depositions and testify in court. A personal injury doctor works closely with multiple attorneys. The best chiropractors maintain a list of attorneys they know can deliver quality results to their patients in car accident and personal injury cases. A doctor that has connections with more than one attorney offers a wide variety of experienced personal injury claim professionals to choose from, whom can better accommodate you to solve your specific case after an accident. For Answers to any questions you may have please call Dr. Jimenez at 915-850-0900

Meet Trudy – Clinical Patient Liaison, Clinical Operations Officer, Mother and Wife

Presenting Truide Torres Jimenez.  ( Clinic Director: Injury Medical Clinic PA &  Patient Relations Advocate  & WAY More) Truide has… Read More

July 26, 2020

New Patient Intake Form Chiropractor | El Paso, TX. | Video

New Patient Intake Form: Truide Torres, office manager at Injury Medical Clinic with Dr. Alex Jimenez, discusses some of the… Read More

April 30, 2018

Questions & Answers: Automobile Accident Dynamics

How do airbags function? Why do they deploy in some instances and not others? The module monitors various vehicle systems… Read More

June 30, 2017

Transfer of Energy in No Damage Accidents, Causing Injury

In the last two writings we explored how low speed collisions can have substantial energy transfers with minimal (if any)… Read More

June 30, 2017

Disc and Ligament Injuries: Documenting the Cause

"The clinical diagnosis shows a disc bulge in their neck and some arthritis, so their neck symptoms are not associated… Read More

June 29, 2017

The Value of Skid Marks for Auto Accident Cases

Not only do tires play a vital role in the performance of your car or truck, but a lot of… Read More

June 27, 2017

Missed Vehicle Damage from Low Speed Auto Accidents

One of the most common issues with low speed collisions is determining the extent of the damage. The real world… Read More

June 27, 2017

Permanent Ligament Damage from Whiplash Injuries

When the aberrant sequela to victims in car crashes has been investigated, providers often overlook and concurrently underestimate the tissue… Read More

June 26, 2017

Diagnostic Results Affecting Soft Tissue Injury Cases

As you may have noticed settlement values have been on a steady downward trend for many years.   Some of the… Read More

June 23, 2017

Ohio Attorney General Sues 5 Pharma Companies In Opioid Epidemic

  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is suing five makers of opioid painkillers for their role in the state's opioid… Read More

May 31, 2017

Increasing Pedestrian Injuries & Deaths in the United States

For the second straight year, U.S. pedestrian deaths are setting alarming new records. The number of pedestrians killed on U.S.… Read More

May 5, 2017

Workers’ Compensation: Hosting an Annual Texas Safety Summit

Texas employers are invited to join the Division of Workers’ Compensation in Austin for the Texas Safety Summit on May… Read More

March 23, 2017

Steps for Resolving Workers’ Compensation Disputes

The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is taking a promising pilot program statewide to help simplify and speed resolution of… Read More

March 17, 2017

Workers’ Compensation Establishes Division for Fraud Efforts

Since its establishment five months ago, the new in-house fraud unit at the Division of Workers’ Compensation has opened more… Read More

March 17, 2017

Health Clinic Owner Pleads Guilty to Workers’ Comp Fraud

The owner of a Houston health clinic pled guilty to insurance fraud after billing for medical services – often provided… Read More

March 17, 2017

Division of Workers’ Comp Grants Two Company Safety Awards

The Division of Workers’ Compensation recognized Shelton & Shelton Plumbing, LP in Killeen and Texas Hydraulics, Inc. in Temple for… Read More

March 17, 2017

Texas Has the Lowest Workers’ Comp Rates

Texas has some of the nation’s most affordable workers’ compensation coverage, according to a 2016 study, which found that the… Read More

March 17, 2017

Personal Injury: Don’t Let A Lawyer Be Your Chiropractor

A current study conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Legal Reform, or ILR, determined that several of… Read More

March 9, 2017

Doctors Speak Out: Personal Injury Lawsuit Ads In Texas

A group of Texas doctors are speaking out against personal injury lawsuit ads after a statewide study found an alarming… Read More

March 7, 2017
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