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Corona Virus Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The Coronavirus did not take the world by surprise.  As early as December 2019 this contagious respiratory disease was first detected in China.  In 2019 the CDC issued Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations.  In January 2020 President Trump was warned by one of his top White House advisers that the coronavirus had the potential to kill hundreds of thousands of Americans, especially elderly in nursing homes and similar facilities.

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Using Life Care Plans to Maximize Financial Recovery

We represent clients with severe permanent injuries that have life-altering effects.  To maximize our clients’ financial recovery, we work with life care planners to lay out for the jury the cost and consequences of a life-altering injury.  A life care plan is an integral part of improving the quality of life for an injured person.  and Life care planners are typically health care …

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How to Stop the Cycle of Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

7 Ways to Stop the Cycle of Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes Nursing homes and assisted living facilities may be liable liability for of Elder Abuse.Elder abuse takes on many forms: Psychological, Physical, and Financial Nursing homes and assisted living facilities continue to experience record-breaking reports of abuse and neglect. 2 million seniors are victims of elder abuse each year according to the …

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Amputation Injury Lawsuits

Recovering Compensation for Amputation Victims Amputation injuries may result from: Medical malpractice, Defective products, Motor vehicle collisions, Falls, and Work place injuries. We have obtained successful results in a variety of cases including: Above the knee amputations; Below the knee amputations; Upper Extremity Amputations; and Partial Amputations Helping Amputees Navigate Complex Legal Issues An amputation is a life altering injury that presents unique …

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Compartment Syndrome

Compartment syndrome develops when swelling or bleeding occurs within a “compartment” in the body. It is a painful condition that results when pressure within the muscles builds to dangerous levels and does not subside. Often it occurs after a a traumatic event, such as a fractured limb. The connective tissue inside a limb, known as fascia, does not expand, so an injury to …

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The Myth of Defensive Medicine

One point of contention in the current debate over reforming our expensive health insurance system concerns the practice of so-called “defensive medicine.” Defensive medicine has been defined in the medical literature as “a deviation from sound medical practice that is induced primarily by a threat of liability.” In practice, defensive medicine includes additional testing or treatments, avoidance of risky procedures, referral to specialists …

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