October 2017 Archives

Prevent nursing home neglect by staying alert

If your mother or father is in a nursing home, you probably took a lot of time -- and did a lot of research -- to choose the best nursing care facility in Bradley. However, even the best nursing homes with the cleanest reputations can neglect their patients. For this reason, you should always stay alert and be diligent to ensure that you're loved one is receiving the best care possible at all times.

How do I calculate pecuniary damages in a wrongful death suit?

In a successfully navigated wrongful death suit plaintiffs may be able to receive an award of "pecuniary damages." These damages relate to the financial injuries suffered by the close family members and/or dependants who survived the deceased person.

Wrong site surgery cases in Tennessee

The Institute of Medicine published a report in 1999 that shocked the world. The report, To Err is Human, documented the number of deaths, injuries and close calls that happened because of wrong site surgical procedures and other surgical mixups. Before 1999, no one -- including doctors -- were aware just how bad this problem was.

Did your loved one die in an accident?

Many fatal accidents are nothing more than that: accidents that were no one's fault. Families are left to deal with the difficult time following their loved one's loss without any monetary assistance to deal with the costs and loss of family income associated with death.