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Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse

Traumatic Brain Injuries - Leading Cause of Death and Disability

March 30, 2016 | Category: Automobile Accidents, Bike Accidents, Brain Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse, Pedestrian Accidents, Slip and Fall Accidents, Truck Accidents

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) accounts for the disability of an estimated 5.3 million Americans with the highest rate of injury occurring between the ages of 15 and 24. Those under the age of 5 and over the age of 75 are also at high risk, according to the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA).      

FAQs Regarding Nursing Home and Elder Abuse

March 22, 2016 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse

As individuals reach their golden years, some of them may face a number of issues and ailments that could force their loved ones to make a difficult decision with respect to their care for their remaining years. In the alternative, some elderly people make the decision for themselves to go into a nursing home. Regardless who makes the decision, Ft. Myers personal injury lawyer Randall Spivey knows firsthand the importance of ensuring that the elderly receives the best care possible after they...

Nursing Home Abuse and Social Media

January 21, 2016 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse

Nursing home patients deserve to be provided with reasonably professional and competent care.  Unfortunately, aides who work in nursing homes are often untrained and underpaid. Many different types of abuse and neglect can occur in a nursing home setting when staff members don't provide the care that patients deserve.  Ft. Myers personal injury attorneys like Randall Spivey can provide assistance to victims of abuse or neglect, or to family members of those killed in a nursing home due to...

Federal Rules Aim to Make Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits Easier

December 24, 2015 | Category: Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse

Arbitration clauses have become routine in nursing home admissions paperwork. Often, people enter nursing homes under stressful circumstances. The individual who enters the home or his or her family members may not take the time to read every word of every piece of paper they sign. As a result, the nursing home resident or his loved ones could end up signing away important legal rights, including the right to file a nursing home abuse lawsuit.  Ft Myers personal injury attorneys like Randall...

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