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

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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 inspecting elevators or recalling parts. The U.S.

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Family Issues May Lead to Elder Abuse

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According to AARP, elder abuse can take many forms, and instances of elder abuse are expected to rise as the population ages. Elder abuse can take many forms such as emotional abuse, physical abuse, financial abuse, sexual abuse, health care abuse and neglect. The reasons why an older family member might be getting abused are many, but the result of any kind of abuse on a victim, no matter the age, is serious.

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Smoking-Related Fires: A Threat to Nursing Home Patients

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The U.S. Fire Administration, based on data coming from several sources, has indicated that the leading cause of residential fires that result in fatalities in older adults is smoking. The U.S. Surgeon General stated that the older adult population represents the highest fire risk group and the risk of fire injury or death increases with age.

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Fault In Side Impact (T-Bone) Car Accidents

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Car accidents are one of the most common causes of injury in the United States. Side-impact collisions, also called T-bone accidents, can result in very serious, and sometimes fatal, injuries. A T-bone collision happens when one vehicle’s front end directly impacts another vehicle’s broadside, forming the letter T.

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