Nursing home abuse has made the news many times within the last several years. People who entrust the care of their aging or ailing loved ones to these facilities are definitely on high alert. In the technologically advanced world that exists these days, surveillance equipment is more accessible than ever. Knowing these two ideas, it is logical to consider installing a surveillance device in your loved one's nursing home room just to keep an eye on things if you suspect abuse.
20 May 2019
When you hire a personal injury attorney to bring a false imprisonment suit against another party — given that false imprisonment belongs to the intentional tort section of personal injury law — one of the big questions that you'll need to answer is whether you were allowed to leave the premises. If the incident took place in a store, and you were falsely detained under the assumption that you'd shoplifted something, your inability to leave the store may mean that the staff falsely imprisoned you.
22 April 2019
It's no surprise, with as hectic and busy as life is, that the kitchen appliances that tout convenience and speed have become popular in recent years. Pressure cookers were commonly used in years past to preserve food in glass jars. Now, their "instant" modern-day counterparts are used by families everywhere to quickly pressure cook roasts and other foods in far less time than conventional cooking methods would take to prepare them. Unfortunately, some brands and models of these instant pressure cookers have proven to have design flaws which cause them to malfunction.
6 March 2019
Auto accidents are extremely stressful to deal with, especially when you did nothing wrong. If you're in this situation and significant injuries resulted, you'll want to respond by utilizing the following legal advice from personal injury attorneys. File an Accident Report So that this entire auto collision goes in the books, you need to make an official report with the police. This report shows that the accident is real and documents what happened, which you'll need when pursuing legal action against the driver who hit you.
23 January 2019
If you have ever gotten behind the wheel after having a few drinks, you should know the risks you are taking in doing so. One of those potential consequences is getting pulled over for a DUI offense. This is a risk that you take any time you drive after consuming alcohol. If you have never been pulled over for a DUI, you may be wondering how to handle the situation if you do get pulled over.
24 October 2018
You will face many challenges following an auto accident. It will take time to recover from any injuries sustained in the accident, you may find yourself unable to work, and you will have to deal with the emotional trauma an auto accident can cause. Your pain and suffering could qualify for financial reimbursement if you intend to take legal action after your auto accident. Negotiating with an insurance adjuster to secure a financial settlement for pain and suffering can be a taxing process.
22 September 2018
You likely know when you should hire an attorney if you're going through a divorce and similarly, you know when to hire an attorney if you were injured in a car accident. However, you may not know when you should hire a medical malpractice attorney. Luckily, this article will list several different scenarios in which you may want to hire the assistance of a medical malpractice attorney. Read on to learn more.
10 August 2018
It is summer, and you may have already gone out on the water once in a boat or spent an hour diving off a floating dock to swim. However, there are some people that tend to take summer fun on the water a little too far. Despite the establishment of laws on driving boats while intoxicated, it does not seem to reduce the number of watercraft accidents. If you, or someone close to you, is in an accident on the water, you should consult a watercraft accident lawyer right away.
22 July 2018
If you've recently suffered a slip-and-fall accident at a place of business, you are probably dealing with a whirlwind of emotions. Walking along and suddenly drifting into a part of the flooring that is wet can take anyone off guard, causing you to fall in a way that is very traumatic. What you need to do is take action, and an attorney can assist you with the case. Read on so you can see why it's best for you to let an attorney handle the ordeal for you.
29 May 2018
If your medical condition is making it impossible for you work at your job, you may qualify for Social Security benefits. This government-run program helps provide a little financial relief for sick workers who've paid into the system throughout their working lives. A lot of applicants end up getting denied, however. The good news is that you may get a second chance at being approved for the benefits you need, but you can raise your chances of an approval on appeal by quite a bit by seeking legal help.
21 April 2018