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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
Will Your Car Accident Case Settle?
Many injury victims need to know when their car accident case will be resolved. With medical bills piling up at a time when the victim may not be able to work, this is very understandable. There are, however, many different factors that determine if (and when) a car accident case will settle. The experienced auto […]+ Read More
Thanks to innovations in healthcare, public sanitation, vaccination, and many other important disciplines, Americans are living longer than ever. This also, however, raises many important questions about the needs of an aging population. Longer lifespans have led to the need for more healthcare and assisted living services amongst the elderly population of Charleston. Families and […]+ Read More
Patients who agree to undergo surgery place themselves in highly vulnerable positions. Often the patient is entirely unconscious during surgery. The patient must place enormous amounts of trust in the surgeon, anesthesiologist, surgical technicians, post-operative nursing staff, and the medical facility as a whole. Because of this trust, surgical facilities must be especially cautious in […]+ Read More
Four Things to Do After a Pedestrian Accident
It can be difficult for pedestrians to know what to do after an auto accident. Emergency personnel, bystanders, and other injury victims all make for a chaotic atmosphere. Unfortunately, things a victim says or does in this chaos can impact a legal case. With guidance from the experienced personal injury attorneys at the Hughey Law […]+ Read More
Making the decision that your loved one needs the skilled care of a nursing home is never an easy one. Furthermore, it necessitates a good deal of research and investigation to find a facility that will provide your elderly relative with an array of necessary services, including quality healthcare, appetizing meals with adequate nutrition, and […]+ Read More
TBIs: Frequently Asked Questions
Many kinds of accidents commonly cause traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Because of their prevalence and their significant negative effects, some working knowledge about TBIs and the ability to recognize this type of injury can benefit anyone. As the name implies, TBIs refer to brain injuries that trauma to the head (or severe shaking of the […]+ Read More