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August 2018 Archives

Settling a concussion claim after a car accident

If you have been involved in a serious car accident, it is likely that you suffered some form of head injury or concussion. These injuries can have a profound impact on a person's life, because they can lead to effects such as memory loss, depression and balance issues.

What's recoverable in a nursing home injury claim

Ohio residents who have been hurt by improper conduct at a nursing home may have grounds for a personal injury claim. Before filing, however, it's important to monitor injuries and keep financial records. Expenses to record include hospital, nursing and laboratory fees as well as the cost of any medications and prosthetic devices. One must also anticipate future medical expenses if the injuries have caused long-term disabilities.

Why are so many nursing homes understaffed in Ohio?

Nursing home residents must live in supervised accommodation for a reason: because they are not well enough to be capable of caring for themselves and living independently. Therefore, the nursing home resident has a reliance of the staff in the nursing home to be provided with adequate care. Unfortunately, it has been reported that 90 percent of nursing homes across the United States do not have the adequate amount of staff employed.

Ohio man's family sues Cabela's for wrongful death

According to news sources, the family of a man who was murdered in 2016 has filed a lawsuit against Cabela's for wrongful death. The 21-year-old man was killed by a man who is now 69 years old. The older man was convicted of murder and is currently serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole at the Richland Correctional Institution.

Preventing infection after a dog bite

Being bitten by a dog can be a very scary and traumatic experience. Whether it was your own dog, a friend's dog or a dog that you never met before, it is important to be on the safe side when it comes to your health and safety and pay a visit to the doctor as soon as possible. While the medical costs of getting treatment are likely to be high, you may be able to make a claim for damages against the owner of the dog that attacked and bit you.

Nursing home residents have a right to emotional care

While we often think about nursing home crimes being related to physical or sexual abuse, as well as neglect such as failing to give residents adequate hygiene care, there can also be subtler but just as degrading types of neglect, such as a failure to provide emotional care. All residents in nursing homes have the right to feel safe and supported, and when nursing home caregivers show a distinct lack of this, it can show its effects in profound ways.

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