Ombudsman

An ombudsman or public advocate is usually appointed by the government or by parliament, but with a significant degree of independence, who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration or violation of rights. In some countries an Inspector General, Citizen Advocate or other official may have duties similar to those of a national ombudsman, and may also be appointed by the legislature.
Posts about Ombudsman
  • Sorry Doesn’t Have to Be the Hardest Word: BC’s Apology Act

    … report prepared by the province’s Ombudsman entitled The Power of Apology: Removing the Legal Barriers. In the report, Howard Kushner, Acting Ombudsman for the province, wrote: “In more than six years as the Ombudsman … I have observed that a sincerely offered apology will often satisfy a person who has a complaint. In her 1995 Annual Report…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 12 readers -
  • Assisted Living Abuse Lawyer

    …Has a loved one suffered abuse at an assisted living facility in Texas? Call 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation. It’s important for the residents of assisted living facilities (and their families) to understand how to recognize elder abuse, and to what to do once it has been discovered. Assisted Living Abuse & Neglect Residents…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 30 readers -