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August 5, 2012

CDC REPORTS 10 DROWNINGS A DAY

– information for this article was culled from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – Swimming pools should be fun. Not deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about ten people die from unintentional drowning every day in the United States.  10! Every day!  Drowning ranks fifth among the leading causes of unintentional injury death…
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Nursing Home Abuse | Elder Abuse
June 7, 2010

California Attorney Emery Ledger Talks about Nursing Home Abuse

Each year millions of our parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and family loved ones are victimized by the very people that are entrusted with their care. Nursing home abuse is far more prevalent than most of us would like to think. Exact statistics are very difficult to come by showing the number of citizens aged 65 and older that are exploited,…
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Nursing Home Abuse | Elder Abuse
May 26, 2010

California Attorney Discusses What You Can Do About The Neglect of an Elder

In the recent decades, much has been done to shed light on the prevalence of child abuse and domestic violence. While we would all agree that the efforts to bring the abuse of innocent and vulnerable women and children to the attention of the country, there is still one segment of the population that continues to suffer abuse and neglect…
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Nursing Home Abuse | Elder Abuse
May 24, 2010

California Elder Abuse Attorney Discusses Wrongful Death Claims

If you have a loved one that recently passed away under the care of a nursing home, retirement home or was receiving care by a private caregiver and you feel that the negligence of the facility or caregiver caused or contributed to their death, you may have the basis for a California wrongful death lawsuit. Sadly, elder abuse is more…
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Nursing Home Abuse | Elder Abuse
May 23, 2010

California Elder Abuse Attorney Explains Negligence in an Elder Abuse Lawsuit

If you are a family member or loved one of one of the millions of senior citizens that are abused each year by caregivers, then you may be considering an elder abuse lawsuit against the caregiver and/or facility where they were residing. An elder abuse lawsuit is a type of personal injury lawsuit in that the basis of the lawsuit…
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Nursing Home Abuse | Elder Abuse
May 19, 2010

California Elder Abuse Attorney Talks about the Prevalence of Elder Abuse

Americans are living longer than in years past. While this should be good news, sadly, it has also led to an increase in elder abuse. According to the latest census, about 13% of the United States population is age 65 or older. Compare that figure to just 4% of the population being in the 65 or older age group in…
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Nursing Home Abuse | Elder Abuse
May 18, 2010

Elder and Nursing Home Abuse

Elder and nursing home abuse occurs all too often in nursing homes. Elderly people are some of society’s most vulnerable people. The elderly are perhaps at the point when they are the most vulnerable point when it is clear that they are in living situations where they can’t defend themselves easily. Abuse in nursing homes takes on many forms, but…
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