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Burn Injuries Are Common in Nursing Home Patients

In a long-term facility such as a nursing home, residents should be protected always. Any form of mistreatment, including physical, emotional, sexual and financial abuse, should not be tolerated. Other hazards in this type of environment pose a big threat to the well-being of the residents. According to the U.S. Accountability Office, between 1994 and -->

Technology Can Help Your Car Accident Case

The use of vehicle technology has rapidly expanded in recent years. There are technologies which were unavailable a few years ago that can now help determine who is liable for a motor vehicle involved accident. Modern technology can assist injured individuals in proving that another driver was at fault in the event of an accident. -->

What to Do if You Are in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Being in a motor vehicle accident can be a frightening and traumatic event. As in all life events that happen without warning, the most important tip is to stay calm and assess what is going on around you. If there are injuries, no matter how small, call 911 first. Many soft tissue injuries, as well -->

Nursing Home Residents are Vulnerable to Abuse and Neglect

Although many nursing homes provide excellent care, abuse and neglect of nursing home residents commonly occurs. The task of a nursing home is to look after vulnerable people with complex physical and cognitive needs on a 24-hour basis. It is vital for these facilities to ensure that their residents are free from maltreatment of any -->

How to Choose the Right Nursing Home?

Placing a loved one in a nursing home facility is never easy. When a decision has been reached to place him or her in a facility, finding the right nursing home is the next difficult decision. You want to choose one that will ensure the health and happiness of your loved one. The right facility -->

Steps to Take If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is undeniably on the rise, especially among patients with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Many elderly people who are not in a position to speak for themselves have been abused and neglected in nursing homes. But you can do something about it. If you suspect abuse in a nursing home, here are some steps -->

Proving a Nursing Home Injury or Abuse Case

Nursing home abuse is a very serious issue. It can have emotional, mental and physical consequences on its victims. Elders who are abused have a 300 percent chance of dying in the three years following the abuse than those who are not abused. Nursing home abuse often takes place due to the negligent or deliberate -->

Understaffing in Nursing Homes

Understaffing in nursing homes contributes to nursing home neglect. This can lead to health complications and reduced quality of life for those living in nursing homes. A reason for understaffing is cost. Better management of resources would greatly reduce the problem of understaffing. Understaffing may deprive residents of the time and attention they need from -->

Tips to Remember When Suing a Retail Store for Injuries

Sometimes a little retail therapy is the perfect antidote to a dreary day. When we’re feeling anxious, stressed or simply under the weather, shopping can lift our mood. But if we’re not paying attention to our surroundings at all times, retail stores can also be places where slip and fall accidents commonly occur. Slip and -->

Falling Snow or Ice Could Lead to Premises Liability

Slip and fall accidents become more common during the winter months. When winter begins, falls on frozen and slippery surfaces in stores and public places cause serious and sometimes life-threatening injuries or even death. It can be challenging to determine who is liable when an individual falls on someone else’s property or outside their business -->