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Can You Sue a Nursing Home?

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Injuries in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are regrettably common and tragically devastating. Medical bills, loss of enjoyment of life, and so many more consequences can follow an injury in an elder care facility. When these injuries are the fault of the facility charged with the care of a loved one, the question can…

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Florida Motorcycles: What You Need to Know

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In Florida, motorcycle operators have specific laws that they must obey. These motorcycle-specific laws cover everything from insurance to the operation of a motorcycle. While most laws in Florida regarding motorcycle operation are similar to other states, there are some key differences regarding licensing, and safety. Have questions about a motorcycle accident injury? Learn more…

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How to Find a Good Social Security Disability Lawyer

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If you or a loved one are having trouble resolving a dispute with Social Security officials or have been denied benefits you believe you are entitled to, you may consider seeking a Social Security Disability Lawyer.  While finding a lawyer might be easy, finding the right lawyer can seem confusing and overwhelming. How can you…

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Nursing Home Abuse and COVID-19

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The Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and resulting illness, COVID-19, pose severe, life-threatening risks to the elderly population. Many of these individuals live in nursing homes and assisted care facilities. These facilities are responsible for the health and safety of their residents and the negligence of these caretakers can have devastating consequences for these adults resulting in…

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Good News, Social Security Raise in 2020 and Other Changes

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Many Americans rely on Social Security as an important part of their income. From supplemental income to disability benefits and a wide range of other services, the Social Security Administration (SSA) provides vital resources to many. When the SSA makes changes, it affects millions of Americans. This year, Social Security recipients will see a number…

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What Should You Do After a Car Accident?

Car accidents never come at a good time. After a car accident, insurance adjusters will try to encourage a quick resolution. So what should you do if you have been in a car accident? Should you go along with the insurance adjusters and hurry to resolve the claim? Should you contact a car accident lawyer?…

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Workman’s vs. Worker’s Comp: Is There a Difference?

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You may have heard someone refer to something called “workman’s comp” before and wondered if it is related to workers’ compensation benefits. Essentially, there is no difference between workman’s and workers compensation as they are different names for the same system. The former is a colloquial, and somewhat dated, term and the latter the technical…

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$2 Billion Verdict Against Monsanto for Roundup

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Monsanto, a subsidiary of Bayer, will pay a couple more than $2 billion in damages as a result of a recent California jury verdict. The verdict marks the third such decision against the company linking Roundup weed killer to cancer since the middle of 2018 and another entry in an ongoing litany of corporations putting…

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When Will Social Security Run Out?

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Social Security Income is an important part of retirement plans for many. Unfortunately, there is also well-founded concern that Social Security may run out and no longer be around when the time comes to make use of the benefit. So will Social Security run out of money? If so, when will it happen? Will Social…

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Hernia Mesh Bellwether Scheduled for December 2019

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The first bellwether trial in the Ethicon Physiomesh Multi-District Litigation (MDL) is scheduled to go before a jury on December 2, 2019. The scheduling of the hernia mesh bellwether trial indicates a significant development in the litigation as a whole. Bellwether trials often serve as indicators of how juries are likely to react to evidence…

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