How CA Courts Make It Easier...

How CA Courts Make It Easier for Elders to Bring...

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Old Man Hands

Victims of elder abuse can often feel like they have many obstacles set before them when they try to obtain justice against those parties who abuse them, whether through physical abuse, mental abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, or financial abuse. In many cases, victims of elder abuse are dependent on others (including the ones who commit […]

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Are Nursing Home Bedsores Normal or a Sign of Elder...

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a room inside a nursing home

Bedsores, or “pressure ulcers” as they are referred to in the medical community, are serious medical problems for the tens of thousands of nursing home residents who suffer from them. In essence, a bedsore is a “wound caused by unrelieved pressure on the skin” and usually develop over the elbow, heel, hip, shoulder, tailbone, buttocks, […]

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

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United States Capitol Building

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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