When you think of car accidents, typically, you picture two or more vehicles colliding and one of those drivers being at fault for the damages done to both cars, trucks, and bikes. Or if only one vehicle is involved in the accident, you assume it was the driver’s fault that the crash occurred. Actually, it’s […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has fostered a discussion of how to improve nursing homes. In general, there are two camps: the industry partisans who call for more collaboration from the federal government and better funding, and the critics who insist regulation should primarily take the form of steeper fines and other punitive actions against abusive and […]
While the COVID-19 pandemic has had its effects on everyone, those in nursing homes are one of the groups at the highest risk of infection. Close quarters, necessary medical interventions, and poor mitigation tactics make long-term care facilities breeding grounds for viruses—especially one with the infectious rate that the coronavirus has. As a result of […]
For over a year, people at the highest levels of the Louisiana State University athletic department have filed complaints about running back Derrius Guice. However, with each complaint, LSU officials have doubted women’s stories, didn’t conduct investigations, or didn’t call the police. All of those decisions have allowed Guice to continue his football career.
A fuel tank explosion at a southern Indiana industrial plant in Scottsburg resulted in one man being taken to the hospital on November 19. Just before 10 a.m. at Thomas Plastics near the 800 block of Armory Place, the explosion happened. According to the city’s fire chief, it’s believed a fuel tank or furnace exploded […]
As we get closer to January 1, 2021, it’s time to take a look at the law changes we’ll see in Illinois. While laws have the potential to be introduced and passed at various points throughout the year, we often see some of the most significant changes arrive with the New Year. This coming year, […]
With a new year often comes changes to the laws that impact our everyday lives. As we move through the end of 2020, it’s time to take a look at the law changes coming to Ohio in 2021. This year’s changes will have an impact on education, concealed carry permits, and clean energy.
As we get ready to wrap up another year, it’s time to take a look at what 2021 Missouri law changes our state will see. Staying abreast of the most recent updates is crucial, so you continually have a comprehensive understanding of your legal rights, as well as your legal obligations. While it’s likely we’ll […]
As nursing homes around the country continue to report COVID-19 outbreaks, family members of elderly loved ones are on high alert. However, it seems the coronavirus is not rampant in all elder care facilities. In fact, non-traditional long-term care facilities are seeing fewer, if any, outbreaks.
Medical records contain vital information about your health and medical history, including a variety of documentation on clinical findings, diagnostic test results, preoperative care, operation notes, post-operative notes, and daily notes about progress and medications if you’re hospitalized. In the event a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional makes a mistake in your chart, you […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact day-to-day life in the United States significantly, residents in nursing homes are still among the most at-risk populations for contracting the illness. In some instances, nursing home facilities aren’t managing outbreaks properly, resulting in more infections and deaths nationwide.
As we get closer to a new year, more information is being released regarding potential law changes. If you reside in Kentucky, it’s essential to stay on top of these changes and additions, as they could have an impact on your life or the lives of your loved ones. While limited information has been released […]
A lawsuit against a Pittsburgh-area nursing home has been filed in Pennsylvania state court after a COVID-19 outbreak resulted in infection and death throughout the facility. The lawsuit is claiming the nursing home’s reckless, willful, and wanton conduct is the reason the outbreak took as many lives as it did. Comprehensive Healthcare Management Services LLC […]
When a standard personal injury claim is filed, it typically only involves one person who believes they were injured because of someone else’s negligence. If, however, multiple people experienced the same or similar harm against a corporation or other entities, that group has the right to pursue a class action lawsuit. Class actions most often […]
Any kind of physical injury can have an impact on a person’s life. Bruises, sprains, and broken bones to any body part can be painful and take time to heal. However, those types of injuries are likely to eventually heal and allow you to get back to your normal life. But a brain injury might […]