Eight Hundred-Fifty Thousand settlement in a medical malpractice lawsuit for an eight-year old girl who sustained a brain injury due to the negligent medical treatment View More
habeas corpus: the name given a variety of writs whose object is to bring a person before a court.
haemarthrosis: the bleeding and swelling of a joint.
haematologist: a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses of the blood.
hazardous exposure: exposure or proximity to toxic or airborne agents, such as chemicals, gases, molds, lead, asbestos, waste or other hazardous materials which are potentially harmful to health.
hearing: a preliminary examination where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact.
herniated nucleus polposus: a rupture or prolapse of the nucleus polposus into the spinal cord.
hit and run: a vehicle accident in which injury to a person or property has occurred and the person causing the damage or injury leaves the scene of the accident without providing identification or contact information.
hung jury: a jury whose members cannot reach an agreement and thus cannot render a verdict.