Dehydration and Malnutrition Signs in Nursing Homes Residents

May 16, 2019

Everyone wants their loved ones to be safe when being placed in a nursing home, however, there is an unfortunate possibility of abuse or neglect that loved ones should always be aware of. Some of the most common types of neglect are malnutrition and dehydration, which can ultimately become deadly. Below we will discuss some […]

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6 Steps of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

May 16, 2019

  Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider neglects to provide a patient with appropriate treatment or provides substandard treatment that leads to injury or death. In Maryland, a health care provider can be medically negligent if they treat a patient below the industry standard of care or injure a patient in the process. […]

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Senators Ramp Up Outrage Over Nursing Home Abuse

March 27, 2019

Source: Sarah Elizabeth Adler, AARP Lawmakers expressed outrage at widespread reports of abuse and neglect in the nation’s nursing homes at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Wednesday, noting that resident mistreatment has been a problem for decades despite regulatory reforms and attempts at improved government oversight. “Seniors in nursing homes are among the people […]

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In-Depth Data Shows How Pedestrians Get Injured in Car Accidents

March 27, 2019

When you think of auto-accidents, the first instance that comes to mind is not often one that involves pedestrians. 2017 marked the second year in a row for the highest amount of pedestrian fatalities since 1990. Nearly 6,000 pedestrians were killed in 2017, most being children and the elderly. Though there is no specific evidence […]

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Driving in Unexpected Weather Conditions

March 27, 2019

It often seems that as soon as we think better weather is right around the corner, we are then hit with more extreme weather, such as sudden temperature drops or massive amounts of rainfall in a short period of time. Situations like this make it more difficult to drive and complete our day to day […]

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Pedestrian deaths hit 28-year high, and big vehicles and smartphones are to blame

March 5, 2019

Source: CNBC | Phil LeBeau The number of pedestrians killed along U.S. roadways last year climbed to the highest level since 1990, according to a new report. An estimated 6,227 pedestrians were killed in 2018, an increase of 250 from 2017, the Governors Highway Safety Association said Thursday. The association based its estimate on data […]

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Maryland’s Nursing Homes Fall Short Of Nation’s Best

February 4, 2019

Source: Deb Belt | Patch National Staff Placing a loved one in a nursing home is among the hardest decisions you’ll ever make. Here’s how nursing homes in Maryland stack up. Putting Mom or Dad in a nursing home is one of the most complicated and emotionally painful decisions you may ever have to make. […]

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How To Report Nursing Home Abuse in Maryland

January 17, 2019

All nursing home facilities in Maryland are licensed and regulated by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The Code of Maryland Regulations outlines the duties and standards nursing homes must adhere to, and specifically restricts activities and behaviors that could harm residents. When caretakers fail to adhere to these rules, your loved one could […]

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I Was Hit by An Uninsured Driver – Now What?

January 17, 2019

With literally tens of thousands of car accidents in the United States every year, one can only hope not to be involved in one. Regardless of practicing safe driving habits, sometimes a car accident is unavoidable. If you have the misfortune of being involved in a crash, it can sometimes be a small comfort to […]

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Maryland Winter Weather Driving Tips

January 4, 2019

Did you know that more than 116,000 Americans are injured and 1,300 are killed per year due to snowy road conditions? Maryland winters are known to bring severe inclement weather to the area. Even the smallest amount of snow, sleet or ice can make driving hazardous. To ensure that you are not negatively affected by […]

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