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The Unacceptable Reality of Elder Abuse
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 […]+ Read More
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 […]+ Read More
Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?
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 […]+ Read More
What is Your Personal Injury Case Worth?
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 […]+ Read More
What Causes Pressure Sores?
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 […]+ Read More
Slips and Falls in Retail Stores and Businesses
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. […]+ Read More
FAQ About Nursing Home Abuse Claims
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 […]+ Read More
What Are Chemical Restraints in a Nursing Home?
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 […]+ Read More
The Economic Costs of a TBI Can Be Substantial
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 […]+ Read More
Will Your Nursing Home Claim Go to Court?
If you’ve had to make the difficult decision that it’s time for your loved one to receive nursing home care, you know just how emotionally fraught the process is. If your loved one—instead of being well cared for and provided for—is injured due to nursing home negligence or abuse, it is a devastating blow. You […]+ Read More
Memorial Day Can Increase Your Risk of Injury
Memorial Day is quickly approaching, and as the unofficial kickoff to summer fun, there’s plenty to be excited about. The long Memorial Day weekend provides us with the opportunity to gather together with family and friends and to engage in some good, old-fashioned, outdoor family fun. But before you head out to the backyard barbeque […]+ Read More