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Hit By a Car From Behind

Damaged car after rear end collision

On the average, there are over 3,000 car accidents every day. In the US? Over one million people die in road crashes each year, and 20 to 50 million are injured or disabled. More than one third of these accidents are rear end collision events, and the liability for these accidents does not always belong to the car travelling in back of the vehicle that is hit. AWKWARDLY WORDED AND IS NOT REFERNECED AGIN IN THE ARTICLE?

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Can I Seek Damages After Being Injured in an Elevator Accident?

Elevator

There are approximately 900,000 elevators in the U.S., and there are almost 30 people killed and over 10,000 people injured each year in elevator accidents. As with any machine, elevators can malfunction or be manufactured with defects. Unfortunately, there are no governmental agencies charged with responsible for inspecting elevators or recalling parts. The U.S.

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How Understaffing Can Lead to Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse due to understaffing issues

Understaffing is a serious issue that has plagued nursing home facilities. It is a contributing factor to neglect and abuse in nursing homes. As overwhelmed staff members are spread too thin with too many in their care abuse may become more likely. Residents of understaffed nursing homes are often at a greater risk of malnutrition, weight loss, bedsores, dehydration, infections, and pneumonia.

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Abuse in Nursing Homes

Elder in a nursing home

When our elders can no longer live independently and need round-the-clock care, a nursing home facility is often the best option. When you entrust your loved one to the care of a nursing facility, you expect your loved one to be treated with dignity and respect. However, it can be a devastating experience when this does not happen. Nursing homes have a legal responsibility to provide a sufficient level of care to their residents.

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