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Can You Sue for Sudden Death in a Nursing Home?

Can You Sue for Sudden Death in a Nursing Home?

The average life expectancy for men who were born in the United States in 2019 is 76. For women, it’s 81. As such, it’s not all that surprising wh...

What Constitutes Nursing Home Negligence in Florida?

What Constitutes Nursing Home Negligence in Florida?

Due to the wear of a long life, it’s not uncommon for seniors to experience a gradual decline in health after moving into a nursing home. However, i...

3 FAQs About Nursing Home Femur and Hip Fracture Claims

3 FAQs About Nursing Home Femur and Hip Fracture Claims

Falls are the leading cause of injury among senior citizens. While such injuries can range in severity, many of them have the potential to cause life-...

Will My Nursing Home Abuse Case Go to Trial?

Will My Nursing Home Abuse Case Go to Trial?

If your loved one was neglected or abused by nursing home staff and you intend to file a claim, you may be wondering whether you will have to go to tr...

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...

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