May 2019

Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse

2019-05-10T12:30:30-05:00May 1st, 2019|Nursing Home Accidents, Personal Injury Law|

  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 [...]

July 2017

Nursing Home Injury Prevention

2018-06-22T16:39:16-05:00July 5th, 2017|Nursing Home Accidents|

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 [...]

February 2017

What are Liens and How Will They Affect My Settlement?

2018-06-22T16:40:11-05:00February 28th, 2017|Animal and Dog Bites, Aviation Accidents, Bike and Pedestrian Accidents, Boating Accidents, Brain and Spinal Injuries, Car Accidents, Construction Site Accidents, Distracted Driving Accidents, Drunk Driving Accidents, Maritime Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Nursing Home Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Slip-and-Fall Accidents, Workers' Compensation|

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

2018-06-22T16:40:12-05:00February 28th, 2017|Nursing Home Accidents, Personal Injury Law, Wrongful Death|

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 [...]

August 2016