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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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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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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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Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Neglect in California?

As parents and grandparents age, many people make the heartbreaking decision to put a loved one in a nursing home. After all, an elderly family member can require a significant time commitment, not to mention the costs associated with their care. Nursing homes present an alternative to moving a loved one into your own home or hiring full-time help...

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What Happens if You Get Hit by a Mail Truck?

Getting into an accident with a mail truck is always a possibility, especially in major cities. However, the claims process following a collision with a mail truck is very different from other types of accident claims since the United States Postal Service is a federal entity.  So, what happens if you get hit by a mail truck? Here’s an...

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How Much Is a Concussion Settlement Worth in California?

Whether you get into a car accident or slip and fall on someone else’s property, there is always a risk of getting a concussion. Despite their prevalence, concussions aren’t always minor injuries. In fact, if a concussion is severe enough, it may lead to permanent brain damage and lifelong complications.  If you received a concussion due to another negligent...

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How Much Will I Get for Pain and Suffering from a Car Accident?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car accidents account for millions of injuries and thousands of deaths annually in the United States.  In fact, there were more than 40,000 deaths and 2.1 million injuries in 2020 alone.  Common injuries involve damage to a car accident victim’s head, neck, face, thorax, abdomen, upper limbs, and lower...

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How to Know If You Have Whiplash

Out of all car accident injuries, whiplash is one of the most common. However, it’s also one of the least noticeable immediately following a crash. For this reason, many victims of whiplash discount their injury and avoid seeking medical help, which may jeopardize their accident claim. Here’s an overview of the injury and how to know if you have...

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