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Signs that point to nursing home negligence

Nursing home negligence is a big issue that is a risk to many residents. In some cases, loved ones spot the signs of the neglect and are able to put an end to it before the resident suffers harm. If you have a family member or friend who resides in one of these facilities, make sure that you know the signs to watch for, and be prepared to react if you find out that something is amiss.

When you walk into the facility, do a quick check for cleanliness. If you notice that the place looks dirty or messy, there is a chance that something is wrong. There are specific standards that must be met for long term care facilities. Failing to meet those might lead to the residents becoming ill or suffering from injuries due to an accident.

Know how to determine damages for a car crash

Driving home shouldn't be a hazardous activity, but there is a chance of suffering an injury when you are on the road. Other drivers might not be as safe as what you might be. Unfortunately, they put you at risk when they aren't driving safely. We know that you might have some questions about what you can do to try to recover the money that you are out of because of the crash.

Most people don't have the money to cover these types of expenses right away. This is one reason for the possibility of seeking compensation. You shouldn't be left to cover the damages that come with someone else's negligence.

A workplace ladder accident can cause serious injury

It's not uncommon to find yourself using a ladder at your place of employment. For example, if you work as a painter or in the construction industry, the use of a ladder may be necessary to complete a variety of projects.

Even though you want to complete the task at hand in a timely manner, don't take any risks with your safety. A ladder accident can result in serious injury, such as a concussion, broken bones and internal organ damage.

Fiat Chrysler Issues Recall Over Vans That Stall, Lose Power Steering

Breslin and Breslin is reporting that Fiat Chrysler is recalling over 208,000 minivans in North America because they could lose power-assisted steering or engines can stall.

Raisins Recalled Over Undeclared Allergen

A Queens-based company is recalling golden raisins distributed in four states, including New York and New Jersey, because they contain undeclared sulfites, which could cause serious or even life-threatening allergic reactions for some.

How to find out if your prescriptions are recalled

Many people hear about drug recalls on a regular basis. For people who take medications, checking for recalls on them might be a regular event. Some individuals might not understand exactly what a medication recall means. For example, there are usually only certain batches, or lots, that are recalled.

There are several reasons why a drug might be recalled. This can be due to an issue with manufacturing or because of serious side effects that weren't initially disclosed. It is also possible that they will be recalled due to something that will only impact a small portion of the users, but that won't impact the safety or effectiveness for others.

Nursing home neglect is a serious issue that must be addressed

Nursing homes don't always care for patients in the way that they should; however, not all issues are forms of outright abuse. In some cases, family members have to be on the lookout for signs of neglect instead of obvious abuse. Spotting these problems might not be so easy, so you have to keep careful watch over what's going on.

One problem that can point to neglect is that the person isn't being housed in a clean location. Anything unsanitary, such as soiled sheets remaining on the resident's bed or eating areas not being properly cleaned, signals that there are issues with regulation compliance and cleanliness.

Failure to Diagnose Case Settles for Over $2M

Three physicians accused of failing to promptly treat a patient's heart condition agreed on March 6 to a $2.35 million settlement in an Ocean County wrongful death suit by the patient's family, Rabkin v. Varma.

Target Recalls Playground Toys Over Choking Concerns

Target has issued a recall for an estimated 495,000 Bullseye's Playground brand wooden toys due to a concern the wheels could come off and become a choking hazard for young children, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission recall notice.

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