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Can a Male Nurse Change a Female’s Diaper in a Nursing Home?

Nursing homes are intended to help elderly patients who need some level of medical care beyond the basics. This care sometimes involves urinary or fecal incontinence, in which case the patient may need assistance changing their diaper. Incontinence is undoubtedly an embarrassing issue to have for many people, especially if you are relying on another person to be responsible...

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What Documents Do I Need to File a Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit in California?

Nursing home abuse is a severe problem in the United States. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately one in six people 60 years or older experienced some form of abuse in community settings over the past year. During the COVID-19 pandemic, financial scams targeting senior citizens increased significantly. Financial abuse and other forms of nursing home abuse...

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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in California?

Our elderly population is particularly vulnerable to harmful or abusive acts by others. While it’s unfathomable to imagine someone committing such reprehensible acts, unfortunately, it occurs more often than one would think.  If you suspect a loved one in a nursing home may be experiencing abuse or neglect, speak to an attorney as soon as possible. Knowing how quickly...

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How Much Is a Bedsore Lawsuit Worth in California?

Bed sores, also called pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, are a big problem in California nursing homes. Typically, they begin as blisters but can quickly spread into the underlying bone, nearby tissue, and surrounding areas. They occur from prolonged pressure, friction, or skin shearing and can have deadly consequences. If you or a loved one suffer from bedsores caused...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Auto Accidents

How Long After a Car Accident Can Injuries Appear?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of police-reported car accidents decreased by 22% from 2019 to 2020. Part of this decrease is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which significantly reduced vehicular travel in the United States for part of the year. Still, the United States recorded more than 5 million non-fatal car accidents, with...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury

What Are Common Injuries from Being Hit By a Car?

Since their low point in 2009, pedestrian fatalities have increased every year. Pedestrian accidents are an obvious danger to all of us. After all, almost everyone is a pedestrian at some point during their day. In 2020 alone, approximately 55,000 pedestrians suffered injuries in traffic-related incidents. Additionally, 6,516 pedestrians were killed in 2020. While the number of injuries decreased...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Elder Abuse

What Is Considered Elder Financial Abuse or Exploitation in California?

Unfortunately, elder abuse is a growing problem in the United States. Elder abuse is a failure to act or an intentional act by a caregiver or another person in a position of trust that creates or causes a risk of harm to an older adult. There are several primary categories of elder abuse, including elder financial abuse. Do you...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Slip and Fall

How to File a Slip and Fall Claim in CA

If you sustained injuries in a slip and fall accident on another party’s property, you likely have questions about who will pay for your injuries and other damages. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you might have a legal claim against the property owner, business, caretaker, etc. However, pursuing a claim can be complicated. If you’re searching for...

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How Much Is a Slip and Fall Case Worth in California?

Slip and fall accidents occur more frequently than one might think. In fact, the National Floor Institute reported that falls account for over 8 million emergency room visits annually. Falls can happen in a number of places like the workplace, a grocery store, or a public parking lot.  In California, individuals injured due to negligent property maintenance can bring...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury

Do I Need to Hire an Injury Lawyer Who Is Near Me?

When someone else causes you an injury, they are liable for compensating you for any damages you suffer due to their actions. Sometimes recovering damages is as simple as making a handshake deal with the person who injured you. More often than not, however, starting a legal claim is necessary to recover your damages. To help initiate legal proceedings,...

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