Preparing for COVID-19: Long-term Care Facilities, Nursing Homes

March 19, 2020

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention A new respiratory disease – coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – is spreading globally and there have been instances of COVID-19 community spread in the United States. The general strategies CDC recommends to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in LTCF are the same strategies these facilities use every day […]

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CMS Issues Clear, Actionable Guidance to Providers about COVID-19 Virus

March 19, 2020

Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Information for the healthcare workforce in Hospice and Nursing Homes protects staff and vulnerable patients The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking action to protect the health and safety of our nation’s patients and providers in the wake of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. […]

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Nursing Home Abuse Statistics You Should Know

February 24, 2020

Source: Nursing Home Abuse Justice   Nursing Home Abuse Statistics Overview As many as 5,000,000 elders are abused each year. It is thought that 1 in 10 elders over the age of 60 have been abused. One study reported that as many as 24.3% of residents experienced at least one instance of physical abuse while […]

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The Financial Burden of Car Accidents

February 24, 2020

Car accidents can generate a heavy financial burden, especially if you are forced to take time off work to recover from your car accident. If you’ve been injured by another driver in an accident, you may be eligible for multiple types of compensation. Many different expenses can arise from being affected by a car accident. […]

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Dealing With an Insurance Adjuster After a Car Accident

January 20, 2020

In 2018, more than 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes, resulting in an estimated $433.8 billion in total cost from damage to motor vehicles including medical expenses, damage to property for motor vehicles, loss of wages and productivity, workplace costs and administrative expenses. In Maryland alone, there are estimated to be over 100,000 car […]

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Some Nursing Homes Are Illegally Evicting Elderly and Disabled Residents Who Can’t Afford to Pay

January 16, 2020

Source: NBC News | Katie Engelhart When Jamie Moore arrived home on a Thursday evening in March, she was surprised to find her mother-in-law in her living room. Glenda Moore, 67, had been sitting in her wheelchair for hours. Without anyone to help her to the bathroom, she’d had an accident. She was also having […]

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Safety Tips to Use in the Kitchen This Holiday Season

December 18, 2019

Sometimes holiday plans can become very hectic, especially when prepping to have loved ones over, or cooking food to bring to a holiday party. This could mean that your holiday party prep becomes rushed, and important tasks, such as forgetting to turn a stove off, can occur. It’s important to ensure that you prepare and […]

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Safe Driving Tips for the Holiday Season

December 18, 2019

For many people, holidays involve traveling to celebrate with family or friends. Though this is a joyous time of year, it can also become dangerous. When traveling, it is important to make sure you are always keeping safety in mind when on the road.   Keep spirits high and everybody safe with these winter holiday […]

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Top Five Common Misunderstandings about Car Crashes from Victims

December 2, 2019

IMPORTANT FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Delays are Caused by Victims False – Most delays are due to the crowded court dockets, while some are due to the insurance company hoping that the victim may tire and give up over time. Also, a victim is only allowed to have one jury trial. That’s why it’s important to […]

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Birth Injury Explained: Shoulder Dystocia

November 18, 2019

When shoulder dystocia occurs, it puts both mother and baby at risk for permanent damage. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, shoulder dystocia occurs in approximately 1 out of every 1,000 births. Shoulder dystocia happens when a baby’s shoulders remain stuck in the mother’s pelvis after the head of the infant has […]

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