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Will I Lose My Property in Bankruptcy?

By Lance Brown & Associates |

Thousands of people around the country face financial hardship on a daily basis as a result of consumer debt. Whether you are dealing with a mortgage, medical bills, car payments, a high credit card balance, or other forms of debt, you may be considering whether bankruptcy is the right option for obtaining financial freedom…. Read More »

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How to Avoid Stage 4 Bedsores

By Lance Brown & Associates |

One of the key, baseline duties of any nursing home, home health care aid worker, or any long-term care facility is to ensure that elderly, disabled, or otherwise enfeebled patients and residents are not left immobile for extended periods of time. When a person rests on a couch, sits in a chair, or stays… Read More »

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What Are the Types of Nursing Home Abuse?

By Lance Brown & Associates |

Nursing home abuse and neglect can take many forms. Some are more obvious, while other forms of abuse may be harder to detect. If you recognize any signs of abuse, it is important to act as soon as possible to protect your vulnerable loved one. Get them to a safe space and speak with… Read More »

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Who is Liable After a Nursing Home Fall?

By Lance Brown & Associates |

Every year, thousands of residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities are injured in accidental falls. Slips, trips, and falls can be dangerous at the best of times, but for elderly and disabled individuals, they are even worse: Nursing home residents can shatter their hips, break wrists, or suffer traumatic head and brain… Read More »

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How to Prevent Bedsores in Nursing Homes

By Lance Brown & Associates |

Bedsores are uncomfortable, unsanitary, and dangerous skin lesions that people may develop if they are immobile for too long over an extended period. Bedsores are preventable with proper care and should not happen. If your loved one is a resident in a nursing home or other long-term care facility and you discover that they… Read More »

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Can I Sue a Nursing Home for Negligence if I Signed an Arbitration Agreement?

By Lance Brown & Associates |

It has become common practice for nursing home contracts (as well as contracts for many other consumer services) to include a provision requiring the resident and their family to handle any future dispute with arbitration rather than via lawsuit. These arbitration clauses require an individual to waive their right to file a lawsuit for… Read More »

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Authorities Investigating Multiple Claims of Abuse at New Jersey Nursing Home

By Lance Brown & Associates |

When our loved ones reach a certain age, there often comes a point when they require more regular monitoring and easy access to medical services than we can provide in our homes.Many people entrust the care of their elderly loved ones to nursing homes and long-term care facilities, with the understanding that our vulnerable… Read More »

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Suing a Nursing Home for a Fall—Who Do I Sue?

By Lance Brown & Associates |

Slip and fall accidents can have serious health consequences for victims of any age, but they can be especially devastating for the elderly. Often, residents of nursing homes have additional health concerns that can make them even more vulnerable to falling than the average senior citizen, as well as slower to make a full… Read More »

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Preventing Elder Abuse: Know the Signs

By Lance Brown & Associates |

Elder abuse perpetrated in nursing homes and assisted care facilities is a nightmare for both the victim and their family. Cases of this variety of medical malpractice and neglect can involve a host of different emotions on the part of family members responsible for the victim, ranging from guilt and feelings of latent culpability… Read More »

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Hidden Cameras Catch Nursing Home Abuse in New York

By Lance Brown & Associates |

Seventeen workers at a Buffalo nursing home have been arrested after hidden cameras revealed a pattern of neglect. In an even more bizarre scenario, two former workers charged with abuse in a Framingham, Massachusetts assisted-living facility provided their own evidence against themselves, in the form of cell phone videos. A slew of misdemeanor and… Read More »

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