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Examining Law Changes Coming to Kentucky in 2021

Published on Oct 27, 2020 at 9:43 am in News.

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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 regarding what law changes are coming to Kentucky in 2021, we do know that the General Assembly will be gathering, as usual, come January. In addition to that, we know that many lawmakers are gearing up to introduce laws that modernize how our state handles elections and the voter registration process.

COVID-19 Outbreak Prompts Nursing Home Lawsuit in PA

Published on Oct 26, 2020 at 11:33 am in Nursing Home Abuse.

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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 in Beaver County has been accused of negligently operating its facility, Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, by failing to take proper measures to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus among patients and staff. The lawsuit, filed by Jodi Gill and several others, also claims the nursing home failed to provide staff with personal protective equipment while downplaying the severity of the virus—even as it spread through the facility.

How Is a Class Action Lawsuit Started?

Published on Oct 23, 2020 at 9:50 am in Class Actions.

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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 derive out of situations involving defective products and dangerous medications. If you’ve been injured in a situation like that, you may be able to take part in a class action. In order to understand how class actions are started, let’s take a look at how these types of lawsuits are defined, what the filing requirements are, and what the overall process looks like.

How a Brain Injury Can Affect a Person’s Life

Published on Oct 16, 2020 at 9:20 am in Brain Injury.

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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 not heal the same way, and you could never get back to how you were before the injury.

When you suffer from a brain injury as the result of someone else’s negligence, you shouldn’t have to worry about the costs associated with your recovery. These injuries can be debilitating and life-changing, so the person who caused your injury should be held accountable for their actions. Your Cincinnati brain injury lawyer from Thomas Law Offices can help you recover financially from your injuries while you focus on recovering physically and emotionally.

To What Extent Are Backup Cameras Improving Vehicle Safety?

Published on Oct 8, 2020 at 12:27 pm in Car Accidents.

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Driver assistance technologies, when used properly, have the potential to keep drivers, passengers, and pedestrians safe. As car developers and manufacturers continue to outfit the newest vehicles with the newest safety features, some of the most common focus on forward collisions prevention, lane and side assist, maintaining safe distances, and backing up and parking.

In regard to backing up and parking, backup cameras help prevent back-over crashes—protecting some of the most vulnerable people, including children and senior citizens. Essentially, backup cameras help drivers see behind their vehicles. This, however, doesn’t mean back-over accidents have stopped. Let’s take a look at to what extent backup cameras have improved vehicle safety.