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When you move an elderly member of your family into a nursing home, you have a right to expect that the nursing home will provide adequate care. South Carolina’s Bill of Rights for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities indicates that nursing home residents: Have the right to choose their personal physician; Must not suffer mental […]

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When a loved one is placed in a nursing home or assisted living facility, you assume they will receive at least a reasonable standard of care. You hope the nursing home can provide a better care environment for your loved one than they would have at home: quality medical services, a healthy diet, and a […]

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June 15, 2006, was established as the first annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Despite more than a decade of global awareness, the egregious problem of elder abuse persists in the United States. Recently, the Greenville News South Carolina ranks last in rankings of states for elder abuse protections. The report pointed out that while […]

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Many people may have heard the myth that “the rear driver is always at fault in rear-end accidents.” While it is certainly true that the person driving the rear vehicle is usually at fault, it certainly is not the case that the rear driver is always at fault. The reason rear drivers are usually at […]

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The question of whether you need a personal injury lawyer after being involved in an accident or suffering an injury is one that is very fact specific, generally to be decided on a case-by-case basis.  However, there are some things to consider that may help you in determining if and when a personal injury lawyer […]

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One of the first and most frequent questions we are asked by current and prospective clients regarding their potential personal injury claim is, “What is my case worth?”  That is, how much can the client expect to receive should there be a settlement, judgment or verdict in their favor?  While this question is very fact […]

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Prolonged pressure that limits blood flow to the skin cause pressure sores, or as they are more commonly known, bedsores. This injury commonly afflicts sedentary people who cannot to move out of certain positions. Remaining in one position for too long can stress and injure the skin and the tissue underneath. Pressure sores are especially […]

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The day starts out like any other Saturday—you’ve finished breakfast with a few friends and decide to go shopping. You’re walking through a retail shop and the next thing you know, you’re flat on your back, looking up at the ceiling while you friends hover over you with concerned faces. This could happen to anymore. […]

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It’s difficult to imagine that the nursing home staff tasked with caring for its elderly patrons would ever engage in nursing home abuse. Still, abuse is a national concern for the almost 5 percent of people older than 65 in the United States who live in assisted living facilities. Nursing home abuse happens more frequently […]

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If you had to make the difficult decision that your aging parent or relative needs nursing home care, you naturally want to make sure your mother or father receives the best care possible. One factor that it’s important to consider when looking at nursing homes is how carefully the facility monitors the use of chemical […]

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If you suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in an accident that was someone else’s fault, you’re likely to feel unsure about how best to move forward. Because these injuries affect your brain, they’re extremely unpredictable and difficult to overcome. In fact, TBIs are closely associated with substantial financial, physical, and emotional consequences. If someone […]

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