| Read Time: 3 minutes | Personal Injury

How Can I Prove My Pain and Suffering for an Injury Claim in California?

A personal injury prevents you from having a normal daily routine and seriously degrades your quality of life. Whether you have too much pain to participate in your favorite activities or have trouble managing anxiety, your injury may cause you to suffer for many years. In this situation, you may be wondering, How can I prove my pain and...

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How to Report Foster Care Abuse

The goal of the foster care system is to place children who are victims of abuse and neglect in safe and nurturing homes. Unfortunately, sometimes children continue to be subject to abuse with their new foster care. If you’re wondering how to report foster care abuse, there are systems to report and investigate the situation.  Call a Hotline There...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Liability

Is a Store Liable for a Customer’s Injury?

When you are in a store, there’s a general expectation that the aisles, checkout area, parking lot, bathrooms, and publicly accessible areas are safe. Unfortunately, that is not always the case.  Is a store liable for a customer’s injury? There are several factors to consider. If you sustained an injury at a store, there are practical steps to protect...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Sexual Abuse

What Counts as Sexual Abuse?

If you are a victim of sexual abuse or know someone who is, it can be an emotional time and difficult to understand what counts as sexual abuse. There’s a common misconception that sexual abuse involves severe sexual violations and violent behavior. But sexual abuse occurs any time one person touches another in a sexual manner without their permission.  ...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Elder Abuse

What to Do If You Suspect Elder Abuse in California

If your family member or friend needs to move into a nursing home, do not assume the facility will always treat your loved ones as well as you would. It may be necessary to take some initiative to ensure they do not become a victim of elder abuse. Understandably, you might be wondering, What to do if you suspect...

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How to Prove Elder Abuse in California?

Recognizing the signs of potential elder abuse is only the first step. Before holding the responsible parties accountable, you must prove they committed abuse. California has passed multiple laws to protect older adults from elder abuse. Parties guilty of elder abuse could face civil repercussions and criminal charges. If you suspect a loved one is the victim of elder...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Nursing Home Abuse

What Are the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

If you suspect your family member or loved one is the victim of nursing home abuse, you need to speak with a California nursing home abuse attorney right away. Nursing home abuse is a serious problem across the country, with many cases of abuse never reported. In some instances, cases go unreported because the victim was afraid to speak...

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5 Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing homes are meant to be places dedicated to protecting and caring for those who may not be able to care for themselves. Unfortunately, however, nursing homes do not always exercise the level of care you would expect. In fact, nursing home abuse affects thousands of families in the United States each and every year. From physical abuse to...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Elder Abuse

How to Report Elder Abuse Anonymously in California

Elder abuse is more prevalent in society than most people want to think. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), approximately one in ten Americans age 60 and above have experienced abuse. Sometimes elder abuse is obvious, but in other cases, it happens behind closed doors. So what can you do if you suspect someone of elder...

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What Constitutes Elder Abuse in California?

Although the concept of elder abuse is a familiar one, intentionally causing harm to someone of advanced age seems incomprehensible. However, elder abuse is a pervasive problem. According to two studies cited by the Nation Center on Elder Abuse, approximately one in ten elders suffered from at least one type of abuse in the year preceding the study. At...

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