The most vulnerable people in this world are the very young and the very old. When you put your parents or grandparents in a nursing home, you do your research beforehand and try to choose the most responsible and caring facility. However, it's impossible for you to know what goes on behind closed doors and you may begin to notice worrisome changes in your loved one.
They may seem more fearful or more withdrawn. Are they suffering from nursing home neglect? Here are six indicators of abuse you should keep an eye out for...Read more
Your dream vacation can turn into a nightmare when your cruise ship gets into an accident. You may have seen stories about cruise ship disasters on the news, but you never thought it could happen to you. Unfortunately, it's very possible for things to go wrong on your floating paradise. Here's a look at the different types of cruise ship accidents.
When you embark or debark from the ship, you walk down the gangway. Most of these can be detached when they're...Read more
When you get in a car accident, you may be in shock and feel as though you're moving in slow motion. You may have been hurt, you may be confused about what happened and you may be concerned about your passengers.
While it's natural to feel this way, you need to clear your head in order to ensure you do all the things that need to be addressed after a car accident. Take a few deep breaths and then run down this list to protect yourself.
1. Do Not Leave the Scene
Even in the ...Read more
You come out of a procedure with more problems than you went in with. The operation didn't seem to fix your issue, and you have developed others stemming from your hospital stay. Is this simply a reflection of the imperfection of modern medicine? Or is this an instance of medical negligence?
It can be difficult to determine if you have a medical malpractice case because the law does allow some leeway for the complications that can occur with any treatment, through no fault of the physician. The human body cannot be entirely understood, and the laws are not unsympathetic to surprise developments no one could have pred...Read more
Are you considering joining a class action lawsuit? A class action suit occurs when a group of people, or class, who all suffered harm from the same company or person, files a lawsuit together. Say you bought a car from manufacturer X, for instance, that was later found to have a problem with the brakes. Say you got hurt in an accident when your brakes failed before the issue had been identified. You might be eligible to join a class action suit against the manufacturer.
Being eligible and actually joining the suit are two different things. Not everyone who could participate in a class action chooses to do so. Are you weighing your options with regard to a class action? Then consider these...Read more