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4 Steps to Take If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

4 Steps to Take If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

If you recognize any signs of abuse or neglect when visiting a relative who resides in a nursing home, it’s important to act fast. Depending on the ...

Do Wrongful Death Attorneys Work on a Contingency Fee Basis?

Do Wrongful Death Attorneys Work on a Contingency Fee Basis?

It goes without saying that a wrongful death in the family is an emotionally traumatic experience. What many people fail to consider, however, is the ...

When Should I Call a St. Petersburg Wrongful Death Lawyer?

When Should I Call a St. Petersburg Wrongful Death Lawyer?

Losing a loved one is never easy. Beyond the overwhelming emotional trauma, you may also have to complete several complex administrative tasks. From p...

Damages in Florida Texting and Driving Accident Cases

Damages in Florida Texting and Driving Accident Cases

Thousands of people are killed by distracted drivers every single year. Those who are fortunate enough to survive these accidents often sustain seriou...

5 Shocking Texting and Driving Statistics

5 Shocking Texting and Driving Statistics

Despite the fact that texting and driving is prohibited in 48 states, it remains a common problem around the country. At any given time of day, nearly...

Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Bedsores?

Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Bedsores?

Moving an elderly loved one into a nursing home can be a difficult transition for the entire family. It’s not easy to trust someone else to care for...

How Common Are Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect? 

How Common Are Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect? 

When our loved ones enter a nursing home, we expect their caregivers to provide quality treatment and necessary services in a safe and comfortable env...

Elements to Prove in a Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect Claim

Elements to Prove in a Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect Claim

Every nursing home abuse claim is unique, but in all such cases, three elements must be proven in order to recover compensation: liability, causation,...

What Damages May Be Available in Florida Traumatic Brain Injury Cases?

What Damages May Be Available in Florida Traumatic Brain Injury Cases?

A traumatic brain injury can impact almost every aspect of the victim’s life. The cognitive and physical symptoms can make even the most routine tas...

5 Signs of Financial Exploitation of a Nursing Home Resident

5 Signs of Financial Exploitation of a Nursing Home Resident

The elderly population tends to have far more assets and liquid finances than younger people simply because many have accrued decades’ worth of savi...

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