Placing your loved one in a nursing home means that you are placing trust in a group of people who you do not know. Sometimes, that trust can be broken and the environment is no longer safe for your loved one. Nursing home abuse, often referred to as institutional abuse, can present itself in numerous … Continue reading Steps to Take When You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse
Dehydration can stem from medicinal side-effects, dental issues, disabilities, etc. In a nursing home setting, these conditions can also result from negligence or abuse. When a nursing home facility is understaffed or has inadequate caretakers, the drinking habits of residents often go unnoticed or unmonitored. Federal and state laws were created to help ensure that … Continue reading Nursing Home Abuse: The Issue of Dehydration
If you were injured, you may have a claim against your personal trainer for injuries. Accidents and injuries that arise from the negligence of an individual (including professional trainers) are applicable under personal injury law. Your trainer owes you a duty of care, which means that he or she is required to perform professionally and … Continue reading My Personal Trainer’s Recommendation Left Me Badly Injured – Can I Sue?
After an accident, you may be seriously hurt. You are looking to recover from your injuries and receive compensation for those injuries and losses. You turn to your insurance company or the other party’s insurance company for help. The adjuster will seem like your friend and even act as though he or she cares, but … Continue reading Despite Claims, Insurance Companies are Not on Your Side
Personal injury cases are one of the more highly misrepresented aspects of the law – and there are tons of myths out there. While some of these myths steer injured victims away from filing their settlements, other myths give individuals false impressions about the process. Regardless of which myths you have heard, it is important … Continue reading Myths About Personal Injury Cases
Tires can be a deciding factor in accidents in the United States. A recent study released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notes that there is a strong link between car accidents and tire issues. There are numerous reasons for tires being directly linked to accidents – sometimes neglect, and other times defect. But, … Continue reading The Link Between Defective Tires and Car Accidents
Social media is a common fixture in most people’s lives. They use it to update their status, keep friends and family in the loop and even as a way to pass the time. While social media can be a valuable tool, it can also spell disaster if you have a pending lawsuit. Social media is … Continue reading Can Your Social Media Posts Ruin Your Accident Lawsuit?
Self-driving cars seem like something straight out of a movie placed in the future, but they are very much a reality in 2016. These vehicles are supposed to create a world that has no car accidents, no injuries and keeps everyone safe on the road, but in reality these self-driving vehicles have encountered over double … Continue reading Will Self Driving Cars Reduce Car Accidents and Injuries?
Hoverboards are no longer something from movies – they are real and have even been purchased. One of the biggest tech gifts for Christmas 2015 were hoverboards. Unfortunately, these futuristic gadgets are not without their risk for injury. From suddenly bursting into flames to dangerous accidents, hoverboards have already proved to be extremely dangerous. Already … Continue reading The Start of Hoverboard Injuries?
Long-term care facilities throughout the United States are supposed to care for those too sick or too frail to care for themselves. Unfortunately, due to the increased demands for more care facilities, the regulations and monitoring of these facilities – including those that are federally and state funded – has started to fail. Residents of … Continue reading Nursing Home Abuse vs. Neglect