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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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Trucking Industry Trying to Avoid Responsibility By Calling for Tort Reform

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The trucking industry is trying to convince the American public through the use of a propaganda campaign, that purports to use polls and research, that it should not be held responsible for trucking accidents. In “Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry- 2011,” a report released by The American Transportation Research Institute, tort reform is called…

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Travelling Nurse Kills Nursing Home Resident During California Nursing Home Strike

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During the recent California nursing strike, a resident died due, allegedly, to inadequate care by a “traveling nurse.” Known as a traveling nurses or replacement nurses, hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, and other medical facilities often contract with nursing agencies bring in short or long-term temporary nursing staff. Due to the nursing shortage, nurses…

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Nursing Homes Lobbying for Fewer Regulations

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The chairman of the United States Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development has recommended that the group issue regulations limiting long-term care facility inspections. Chairman Tom Latham (R-IA) believes that “inspections for facilities can be ‘duplicative with state and local health and safety codes and at times even contradictory’ under the National Housing…

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What to Do If You have a Truck Accident

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An accident with a big-rig, semi-truck, or other large truck can turn your life every which way to wrong. Often drivers who are in a truck accident will suffer serious personal injuries or worse due to the sheer size of the truck causing extreme damage. In those cases, just getting emergency medical treatment and being…

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