Personal Injury-Wrongful Death Articles
Nursing Home Injuries
In recent years, our media has highlighted nursing home injuries. It is an alarming and ongoing concern to the public. To meet this concern, state and federal laws have been passed to protect patients in healthcare facilities. Patients have specific rights that must be met by facilities and staff members. When these rights are not met and individuals are injured, they have the right to pursue compensation against those held legally responsible. Often, family members must make legal claims on behalf of their loved ones. If you or a family member has been injured, it is important to speak to an attorney to learn about your legal options and rights against nursing home abuse.
I Was Injured When I Slipped and Fell in a Local Business Establishment, What Can I Do?
If you have been injured by falling while on another’s property, you may have a slip and fall claim. A slip and fall claim is a personal injury action based on tort law. Based on the facts of your case, the property owner may be liable for the injuries you have sustained. It does not matter if the property is public or private, the owners may still be held accountable for injuries on their property. Thus the owner may be a private citizen, a corporation or business, or even a government entity.