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Kentucky AARP Calls for Changes to Protect Nursing Home Residents

Published on Jul 9, 2020 at 3:23 pm in Nursing Home Abuse.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected people all over the world. In the U.S., those who live and work in nursing homes have been where the virus is most prevalent. Nursing homes in Kentucky are no exception. According to Governor Beshear, more than 360 people have died in nursing homes during the pandemic. While smaller nursing homes may begin to slowly reintroduce visitors, there is demand from the Kentucky AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) for change in the response to the novel coronavirus.

43% of COVID-19 Deaths in the U.S. Linked to Nursing Homes

Published on Jul 2, 2020 at 2:11 pm in Nursing Home Abuse.

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In the United States, 43% of COVID-19 deaths have been linked to nursing homes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the population who is at most risk of dying from the novel coronavirus is the older population, especially those in long-term care facilities because they likely have underlying conditions or weakened immune systems. Plus, nursing homes have trouble preventing the spread of infection as is, and with a deadly virus like COVID-19, those issues are even more dangerous for the residents and staff.

Summer Fun in Chicago During COVID-19

Published on Jun 25, 2020 at 3:40 pm in Fun Stuff.

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As Chicago slowly works through its reopening plan to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, residents and visitors have questions about summer activities and just how to handle these next few months. While it’s important for everyone to remember and follow through with the safety tips provided by the federal and state government, the COVID-19 pandemic does not mean that everyone has to stay inside all summer long.

Filing a Personal Injury Claim After Being Injured at a Concert or Festival

Published on Jun 18, 2020 at 7:02 pm in Premises Liability.

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As summer approaches in Columbia, so does concert and festival season. Sure, concerts happen year-round, but many places hold a summer concert series or music festivals because outdoor concerts add another level of magic to a musical performance. Even though shows and other festivals are meant to be fun activities, whether outdoors or indoors, they can become serious when fans or attendees get injured.

You shouldn’t have to deal with your injury alone, especially when it was the fault of the venue, so hiring a personal injury lawyer from Thomas Law Offices will ensure that you have the representation you need to hold the responsible party accountable for their actions or inaction. Let’s look at the different scenarios that could have led to your injury at a concert so you know what kind of claim to file.

What Are Your Legal Options If You’re Injured on Vacation?

Published on Jun 18, 2020 at 6:38 pm in Personal Injury.

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Sometimes it’s nice to go away to another destination with your family or friends in an attempt to relax and recharge. Whether you prefer a peaceful trip or one jam-packed with activities, there’s always the possibility that an accident could happen unexpectedly and change the course of your trip.

When this happens, you might be unsure of what to do because you’re in a new place and didn’t expect things to go wrong. That’s where we come in. At Thomas Law Offices, our experienced personal injury lawyers can guide you through the steps you need to take after your injury to ensure that you can fully explore your legal options.

Since you’re most likely out of state, the difficult part about your claim will be deciding where to file your claim as well as who to file against. Depending on your situation, a car driver, commercial truck driver, hotel, rental company, travel agency, security force, or many other different people or companies could be responsible for your injuries. Hiring a lawyer keeps your from suing the wrong entities, and helps you figure out what case to file according to your situation.