Boston Car Accidents With Neck and Back Injuries

Car accident injuries are the most common personal injury claims that insurance companies handle. Studies of states with high crash rate incidents and injuries usually place Massachusetts drivers at the top of the list, making our state one of the worst places to drive. In Boston, an Allstate study found that you are 157.7% more likely to be involved in a crash than is the norm., meaning you can expect to be in a car crash in Boston every 3-years. The national average is once per 10-years. And along with many car accidents is the high likelihood of sustaining neck and back injuries.

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By |November 26th, 2018|Car Accident Lawyer|Comments Off on Boston Car Accidents With Neck and Back Injuries

Thanksgiving Eve Car Accidents

Holidays are times for relaxing, getting together with friends and family, and blowing off steam from the stress of work. But holidays are also fraught with certain dangers, and not just from overeating. Drunk driving remains an overwhelming concern of police and city officials, despite decades of warnings, education, public service announcements, DUI checkpoints, and increased penalties. And one of the most dangerous times during the entire year to be on the roadways is the eve before Thanksgiving.

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By |November 19th, 2018|Car Accident Lawyer|Comments Off on Thanksgiving Eve Car Accidents

What You Need to Know About Special Focus Nursing Homes

If you are thinking that the time or circumstances are such that residential or nursing home care is the right option for you or for a loved one, you should be aware of and investigate the quality of care that any particular nursing home facility provides. A major concern of yours should be whether the nursing homes you are considering are Special Focus Nursing Homes (SFF facilities). These are homes that have been targeted for improvement due to documented and extensive quality of care violations.

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By |September 11th, 2018|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Special Focus Nursing Homes

Nursing Home: Obesity Issues

 

Obesity is a major problem in our society.  An obese person is one whose body mass index (BMI)  is 30%. Your BMI is a measure of body fat and is based on your weight and height. Generally, the normal range for both sexes is between 18.5% and 24.9%.

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By |September 6th, 2018|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on Nursing Home: Obesity Issues

Insurance Claim Denied After a Fire

Merrimack Valley Home Explosions Lawyer
How to Ensure You Get Your Fire Insurance Claim
Insurance is meant to cover our losses in the event of an illness, injury or an event that destroys a home.  Regarding your house, you pay hundreds of dollars per year in premiums for fire, flood, or earthquake coverage or if someone is […]

By |August 15th, 2018|Insurance Claim Denial|Comments Off on Insurance Claim Denied After a Fire

Wrongful Death from Nursing Home Abuse

 

Nursing homes are designed to provide comfort and care to those in our society who are most vulnerable: the elderly and the sick. Unfortunately, however, nursing homes often fail to live up to the standard of care they’re designed to deliver and nursing home residents suffer injuries, deterioration in condition, and even death in severe cases. When the negligence of or abuse from a nursing home staff member leads to the wrongful death of a nursing home resident, the victim’s family should not hesitate to contact an aggressive nursing home abuse attorney immediately.

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By |August 6th, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Wrongful Death from Nursing Home Abuse

How to Prove Damages in a Boston Nursing Home Abuse Case

 

If a loved one has suffered serious or fatal injuries in a nursing home as a result of nursing home neglect or abuse, bringing forth a civil claim for damages may be a viable option. In order to recover compensation, however, a plaintiff must not only prove the negligence and wrongdoing of the nursing home, but must also prove damages. Here’s a look at the types of damages that are available in nursing home abuse cases, as well as how to prove damages–

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By |July 20th, 2018|Boston Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on How to Prove Damages in a Boston Nursing Home Abuse Case

Malnutrition at Nursing Homes – Know The Signs!

Nursing home abuse may come as a shock to many people who have little experience with nursing home facilities, but statistics show that the overwhelming majority of nursing home facilities have been cited for various forms of abuse and many of them for numerous violations of state and federal regulations. One common form of nursing home abuse is malnutrition.

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By |July 10th, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Malnutrition at Nursing Homes – Know The Signs!

Nursing Home Injuries The Dangers of Bed Rails

When we place a loved one in a nursing home, we hope for and expect that the highest standard of care be provided to them. This includes adequate nutrition, attention to their medical needs, hygiene, and a safe environment. Unfortunately, nursing home abuses are rampant due to understaffing, under-trained staff, and high turnover. Among various types of physical abuse is the danger of bedrail injuries. […]

By |June 28th, 2018|Personal Injury Lawyer|Comments Off on Nursing Home Injuries The Dangers of Bed Rails

Senior Citizen Injuries: Slip and Fall

As you or your loved ones get older, they are more likely to become a fall risk due to instability, difficulty ambulating, degeneration of strength, and other issues.  In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevent (“CDC”), more than one out of four people over 65 years of age falls each year. […]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Senior Citizen Injuries: Slip and Fall