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How to Sue a Nursing Home for a Fall

It can be a troublesome experience if your loved one has suffered an injury due to a fall in a nursing home. We recognize that you are likely feeling angry and believe that the nursing home facility should have taken more steps to care for them.  You may wonder how to help your loved one recover compensation for their...

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What Is Considered a Fall in a Nursing Home?

We recognize that it is challenging when your loved one has suffered an injury due to a fall in a nursing home. You may feel mixed emotions, including anger, if the injury was due to abuse or neglect.  If this is the case for your family member or yourself, do not hesitate to reach out to our attorneys at...

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What to Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Neglect

Moving a family member to a nursing home is never an easy decision. You trust the facility and its staff to treat your loved one with the respect and care they deserve. However, some facilities betray that trust. When a nursing home’s level of care falls below accepted standards, its actions could amount to elder abuse or elder neglect....

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What Is the Average Settlement for Nursing Home Abuse in California?

When you place your loved one in a nursing home facility, you expect caretakers to treat them adequately. Still, nursing home abuse is much more rampant than you might think. Contact our compassionate and knowledgeable lawyers today if your loved one has been a victim of nursing home abuse. Our Silva Injury Law attorneys can discuss any questions about...

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What Are the Signs of Nursing Home Neglect?

Learning that your loved one might be a victim of nursing home neglect can be challenging. We understand that you may wonder what the signs are and what you can do. Our lawyers can assist you in filing a claim for nursing home neglect and can discuss your case with you. Consider reaching out today to our attorneys at...

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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Nursing Home Lawsuit in California?

Over the last several years, the news has delivered a constant barrage of stories about California nursing home abuse and neglect. If you’re reading this, chances are you or a loved one also suffered a nursing home injury. While it’s impossible to fully compensate victims for a nursing home’s unconscionable and negligent behavior, you can take action to put...

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents?

Bicycle accident fatalities increased by an astounding 38% between 2011 and 2020, according to the National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA). Although many people survive bicycle accidents, they may feel overwhelmed by a difficult recovery, an inability to work, and mounting medical expenses. There are many potential causes of bicycle accidents, some of which may lead to more severe injuries...

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How to File a Lawsuit Against a Nursing Home in California

Nursing home abuse can seriously upend a victim’s life. Numerous resources are available in California that will end the abuse and help victims recover damages. The first step is to report the abuse to the California Department of Aging or the California Department of Public Health. After this immediate step, filing a lawsuit against the nursing home facility might...

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Who Can File a Nursing Home Lawsuit in California?

Nursing home abuse can take on many forms. When a nursing home has been neglectful or abusive and you or a loved one suffered an injury as a result, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit and collect damages. If you are dealing with a potential case of nursing home abuse or nursing home neglect and want to...

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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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