• Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

    … in Florida) showed that the state of Texas received a failing grade on nursing home care, and was the only state that received failing grades in six out of eight statistical measurements. Better Care’s report also showed Texas had the lowest percentage of nursing homes that showed above-average ratings in direct-care staffing. In 2011…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 22 readers -
  • The Dark Side of Medicaid Fraud – When Patients Suffer

    … suffering. During an Uber ride to the San Antonio airport, my driver Israel shared his tragic story. Israel is one of 7 children. In his early twenties, he recently had to move to San Antonio to take care of his mother. Mom is now suffering from early onset dementia and other health problems. A woman in her forties, she should be in the prime of her…

    Due Diligence- 17 readers -
  • Ongoing Prevalence of Nursing Home Abuse

    … ones Noticeably tense relationships with caregivers Although any elder may suffer nursing home abuse, seniors with dementia or other cognitive impairments, and those who are isolated from friends and family are among the most vulnerable. How a Chicago Personal Injury Attorney Can Help If someone you love is being abused in a nursing home…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 24 readers -
  • Missouri Disputed Estates Based Upon Mental Capacity

    … the extent of their property • Know the individuals who will inherit under the terms of the Will • Know that he or she is giving property to the individuals mentioned in the Will The lack of testamentary capacity can sometimes be established in cases where the will-maker suffered from dementia which can include Alzheimer’s disease. In those instances… 15 readers -
  • Did a Lawyer Help a Cop Steal an Elderly Woman’s Estate?

    … Hampshire Police and Fire Departments. They didn’t get any of her estimated $2.7 million estate, however. Instead the money went to Portsmouth Police Sergeant Aaron Goodwin. Now the intended beneficiaries are crying foul and plan to bring legal malpractice claims against the lawyer who drafted her new will. In 2012, Ms. Webber amended her will leaving…

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 44 readers -
  • Nursing home abuse can be hard to spot

    … may be enduring abuse which could include bruises, pressure marks, broken bones, abrasions, burns, withdrawal from activities, changes in alertness, unusual depression, poor hygiene, unusual weight loss, or strained or changed relationships. However, despite these warning signs, it can be very difficult to define, understand, and identify nursing…

    Bruning Legal- 5 readers -
  • Dangers of Concussions

    … A concussion is categorized as a “mild traumatic brain injury,”1 though that does not mean it should not be taken very seriously. Anytime you have hit your head, you should seek medical attention to see if you sustained a concussion. If you do not receive a proper diagnosis or treatment recommendations, dangers of complications and subsequent…

    Eric Block/ 28 readers -
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