Why Federal Tort Reform is Not...

Why Federal Tort Reform is Not Only Bad Policy But...

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For decades, certain political factions have pressed the idea of “tort reform” specifically in the area of medical malpractice. What is tort reform exactly? Certainly, “reform” is a word with positive connotations, but, in this case, tort reform in medical malpractice is the political goal of preventing injured victims of medical malpractice from recovering the […]

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What Are the Signs of Elder Abuse?

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Although statistics indicate that nearly 10% of seniors experience elder abuse, all too often the victims of elder abuse do not expressly inform others when abuse is occurring. This may be due to mental and physical impairments that make them unable to comprehend that abuse is happening or to communicate that fact to others. But […]

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Stop Congress From Limiting Elder Abuse Liability in Midst of...

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Doctor holding a senior patiens 's hand on a walking stick - special medical care concept for Alzheimer 's syndrome.

 Last month, CNN published an in-depth investigation into what we in the elder abuse bar have known for years: “Vulnerable seniors are being raped and sexually abused by the very people paid to care for” and that this “this little-discussed issue is more widespread than anyone would imagine.” CNN’s reporters found that, by and large, […]

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