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Premises Liability: Landlord Responsibilities

Premises liability law concerns the duty of property owners to keep their property safe from hazardous conditions or to warn persons who are on their property of the existence of a dangerous condition. Landlords can be held liable for an injury to someone, including tenants, if the landlord knew or should have known of the […]
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The Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

The Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse Over 1.5 million seniors live in nursing homes or assisted living facilities in the US and the numbers will increase as the baby boom generation gets older. Massachusetts has over 42,000 seniors in its nursing homes. Many seniors need nursing home care since they are unable to care […]
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Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacements Lawyer

Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacements Lawyer For those individuals with severe arthritis, knee deformities or dead bone tissue, knee replacements are necessary for they can offer suffering consumers hope for a pain-free life and even renewed vitality. The Zimmer NexGen Knee Replacement Systems were designed as a state-of-the art system that did not require cement anchoring […]
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Surgically Implanted Medical Device Injuries

Surgically Implanted Medical Device Injuries Medical device litigation is an unfortunate consequence of failed or defective medical technology that promised patients a life completely or nearly free of pain and of physical restrictions. A medical device is any type of joint replacement or other tool used to treat a disability, disease or other debilitating condition. […]
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Nursing Home Abuse: Who is Liable?

Nursing Home Abuse: Who is Liable? Nursing home abuse is a major concern in this country. Each year there are about 500,000 reported cases of elder abuse, though experts opine that unreported cases may be in the millions. While many abuses occur in the home by family members or health care workers, a substantial number […]
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Nursing Home Medication Errors

With increasing numbers of people turning 65 and older and unable to support themselves physically or to handle their own affairs, nursing home residency has become an expected or anticipated stage in one’s life. An important element of any nursing home is medical care, and an essential component of that care is the proper preparing […]
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Falling at a Nursing Home

Falls at nursing home facilities are one of the major causes of injuries among elderly residents. As we age, our bones and joints become much weaker and less flexible. Our eyesight and hearing suffers, our reflexes diminish and infirmities such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease strike a large percentage of individuals over the age […]
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Nursing Home Wound Care Negligence

Nursing Home Wound Care Negligence Nursing home negligence and abuse has been a pervasive problem in the US with every state experiencing problems with its elderly and senior care centers. Though nursing homes are heavily regulated by state and federal laws, the problem persists with the most common cause being serious understaffing or lack of […]
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6 Most Common Construction Injuries

6 Most Common Construction Injuries It is no surprise that the construction industry experiences more injuries and fatalities than any other type of employment. Construction workers are exposed on a daily basis to a variety of hazardous conditions from working with heavy machinery, dangerous tools, in varying weather, on scaffolding and in trenches. Many work […]
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Alzheimers Negligence and Nursing Homes

Alzheimers Negligence and Nursing Homes With many members of the baby boom generation approaching age 65 and beyond, the specter of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) becomes more real for this vast demographic group. Alzheimer’s is a progressive form of dementia that affects about 15% of those who are 65 or over with the incidence […]
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