October 2016

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Don’t Agree to Mandatory Arbitration in a Nursing Home Agreement Before Reading This

In September 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) issued a new rule that impacts about 1.5 million people in long-term care facilities. It was the first comprehensive review of rules that apply to facilities that accept Medicare or Medicaid in about 25 years,…

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A New Abuse of Nursing Home Residents: Social Media Photos and Videos

Your loved one has the right to be treated with respect and dignity at all times while residing in a nursing home. There are no qualifications to this statement, and there are no exceptions. Yet, sadly, some nursing homes need to be reminded of this…

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Is Your Doctor Telling the Truth?

A physician shall uphold the standards of professionalism… A physician shall respect the law… A physician shall respect the rights of patients… So begin three of the American Medical Association’s Principles of Medical Ethics. Doctors are among the most respected and the most trusted members…

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Why Teen Car Crashes Happen

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for 15- to 20-year-olds, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Office of Highway Safety. In 2014, the most recent year for which final statistics are available, there were 23,679 motor vehicle accidents involving drivers under the…

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Hands-Free Doesn’t Mean You’re Safe: The Danger of Talking on the Phone While Driving

There are a lot of reasons why you may need to talk on the phone while driving. You may have a work issue that needs resolving, a child who needs consoling, or a family member facing a scary medical diagnosis, for example. Yet, even in…

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How to Recover When a Defective Car Part Causes Your Crash Injuries

What if your car accident was not caused by another driver’s negligence, but instead by a defective or malfunctioning part of your car? What would you do then? How would you protect your recovery? What Can Go Wrong…and Who Could Be Liable Car accidents caused…

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