Sweet Home Alabama may not be so sweet for some of the approximately 25,000 residents of the 225 nursing homes in the state. According to a recent study, Alabama ranked 49th in long-term care provided for older adults. Only Kentucky and Indiana did a poorer job. This ranking raises serious questions about whether the [...]
Preventing Nursing Home Injuries Nursing home injuries are an increasingly common problem. 20% of elderly accidents, including falls, occur in nursing homes, even though only about 5% of the elderly population live in nursing homes. Nearly 2,000 elderly people die each year from those falls and accidents, with even more sustaining injuries. While some injuries [...]
What are Liens and How Will They Affect My Settlement? First of all, what is a lien? A lien is a hold placed on money that has been or will be awarded at the end of a settlement or judgment. The money that is held aside is to pay a third party for a debt [...]
Signs and Symptoms of Abuse or Neglect of the Elderly As Baby Boomers age, our country has an increasing number of elders to care for. Nursing homes and elder care facilities often have qualified, compassionate staff who care for our elders when they are no longer able to care for themselves. We imagine our elders [...]
Special factors exist in wrongful deaths of kids and the elderly | Mobile Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer | Mobile Auto Accident Attorney
Seeking compensation for a loved one's death through a wrongful death lawsuit is one way that you can hold someone liable for the negligent or reckless actions that resulted...