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Identifying Medical Negligence

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Medical Negligence – How Do You Know if You’re a Victim? In times of medical need, you rely on trained staff to ensure your safety. Whether you’re undergoing surgery or taking routine medication, doctors, nurses and pharmacists are all employed to promote your well-being. So are nursing home staff and employed caretakers. If a medical…

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Elder Abuse Lawyers Arizona

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Preventing Elder Abuse in Arizona Can you name the quickest-growing segment of Arizona’s population? If you named citizens 85 years of age or older, you’re correct. As the elderly population grows, more measures need to be taken to protect the increased vulnerability of this demographic. Elderly abuse in Arizona is still a prevalent problem throughout…

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Protecting Yourself from Consumer Fraud

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Protecting Yourself from Consumer Fraud As experienced consumer fraud attorneys, we learn of aggravating fraud cases all too often. Consumers buy defective products, purchase deceptive policies, or are unfairly misled in trade practices. There’s a staggering assortment of commodities which can be used by the fraudster: products, real estate, insurance, charitable causes, travel offers and…

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Elder Abuse in Kentucky: Report Insights

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Every year, the Kentucky Elder Abuse Committee (link to http://chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/dpp/eaa/) releases their annual report on elder abuse. This report compiles insights and data from health professionals, law enforcement, elder law attorneys and other specialists in Kentucky. Statistics of nursing home negligence, senior abuse reports and more provide a means of understanding the prevalence of elder…

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How to Prevent Life Settlement Fraud

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Life settlement fraud often takes advantage of a very vulnerable group: seniors.  In times of stress or poor health, seniors can be wrongly convinced to sell their life insurance policy to investors for less money than the policy is worth. The investor makes the premium payments for the policy, but if the senior passes away,…

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Handling a Tour Bus Accident

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Handling a Tour Bus Accident With spring only a few months away, tourist season is steadily approaching.  Embarking on a tour bus trip is an adventure sought out by many Americans, and usually proves to be a safe and enjoyable means of seeing the country. Unfortunately, tour bus accidents do occur, and the resulting damage…

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Identifying Elderly Abuse in Nursing Homes

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How to Identify Abuse in Nursing Homes Have you experienced suspicions regarding the care of an elderly loved one? Nursing homes are designated to support the ones you love, not harm them. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect can take place in licensed facilities. The effect of neglect and abuse on seniors is undoubtedly damaging. At Garcia,…

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When Do You Need an Elder Abuse Lawyer?

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Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes The statistics are shocking. According to the State Bar of California, an alarming number of seniors fall victim to elder abuse: one in seven. Whether the abuse is physical or emotional, the effects are devastating. Moreover, elderly patients are often embarrassed or ashamed of abuse they receive, and may not wilfully discuss…

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Determining Fault in a Commercial Trucking Accident

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Who’s at Fault in a Commercial Trucking Accident? Do you know how a commercial trucking accident differs from a car accident? Clearly, the most devastating difference is the increase in damage and fatal injury. A larger vehicle is naturally subject to create more destruction. Less obvious, however, is the assignment of fault. Responsibility can be…

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Kentucky Elder Abuse Attorneys

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Elder abuse is a big problem in the state of Kentucky, and while there are several resources available to help fight this problem, at a city, state and federal level, not enough is being done and our elders are still suffering. A recent study of the extent of elder abuse, mentioned on the U.S. Government…

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