One of the most uncomfortable and risky signs of nursing home negligence is the appearance of bedsores. The human body is meant to be mobile and works best when it is challenged (within reason). When an elderly [...]
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One of the trickiest problems with taking action when you’ve been wronged is learning about the injury later in life. In cases such as medical malpractice and wrongful death, it isn’t uncommon for years to pass before [...]
Humans are social creatures. They work, play, love, and fear as a unit better than they do alone. United, they build great works and explore the globe and beyond. Divided, they suffer in silence or in great [...]
Not all problems with nursing home negligence occur in the home itself. Facilities have a duty to care for residents during transportation to remote activities as well. These remote activities are necessary for the social and physical [...]
It’s not enough to be convinced of a problem when it comes to the law. You also need to be able to provide proof. Some matters face tougher challenges on this front than others, few are as [...]
Medical record keeping has a storied history. Jokes about handwriting aside, medical records have as often been used as a definitive defense as they have been a smoking gun. Doctors fight the duality of record keeping as [...]
For every good intention and efforts towards quality, there is a Murphy’s Law. We expect people to fail on occasion and not every day is going to be our best. That forgiveness falters when it comes to [...]
The line between negligence and abuse remains a fine one. The major distinctions fall along the lines of intention and severity of harm. It’s important to avoid both when finding care for your loved ones. If you [...]
The statistics on working from home and telecommuting continues to grow as information technologies increasingly decentralize the workplace. A decade ago, only 24% of workers had home offices and/or performed workplace activities from home. Last year, this [...]
No matter how much research you do beforehand, the conditions at an assisted care facility can change over time. What once was the right fit for your loved ones can slide from mismanagement or an inability to [...]
After being injured on the job, time often feels like it slows down but is also passing too quickly. Bills and expenses pile up rapidly and relief from any help seems to always be further away. Part [...]
Fixing a situation while in the middle of it is far more difficult than from the outside. You hardly expect to diagnose and repair a problem with your car or computer while the thing is running. Social [...]