Common Forms of Nursing Home Neglect

hospitalMillions of people in the United States depend on the care that’s provided by assisted living facilities in order to be kept safe and as healthy as possible. As the population of the country collectively ages, the demand for these services is increasing at a very high rate. As such, there are problems that are being encountered by residents of assisted living centers who are not receiving the level of care and oversight that they need in order to avoid unnecessary harm. People who are not provided with a reasonable level of care can immediately wind up in a situation of grave danger, as they are already vulnerable to injury and illness.

Common Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

nursing-home-abuseWhen people advance in age or illness to the point where they can no longer safely care for themselves, they often face the difficult decision regarding moving into an assisted living center. Some people have this choice made for them by loved ones, but regardless of how it’s done it’s rarely a happy or satisfying day. Unfortunately, many of these decisions seem worse when the resident of an assisted living facility is mistreated in some way to the point where he or she suffers on a daily basis. People in this position are often unaware of what they can do to protect themselves.

Man on Motorcycle Killed in Suspected Las Vegas DUI Accident

motorcyclePeople who ride motorcycles with any degree of regularity tend to understand that they need to be defensive when they head out onto the open road.  Despite the fact that most motorcyclists learn to anticipate the maneuvers and mistakes of other motorists, few if any would ever foresee someone crossing over a median and coming directly at them.  Tragically, that’s what police believe may have happened on Saturday that led to a Las Vegas motorcycle accident that took the life of a man.  

Press Release: The Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers at Bernstein & Poisson File Slip and Fall Lawsuit

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 21, 2012

The Las Vegas injury attorneys at Bernstein & Poisson help clients who have been injured because of the negligence or recklessness of other people or entities pursue justice by way of filing legal claims for compensation in order to recover damages for injuries incurred. The attorneys at the firm have filed a Nevada personal injury lawsuit on behalf of an injured client against a local business that allegedly failed to maintain a safe property for foreseeable entrants. This action alleges that as a result of this failure, the plaintiff suffered multiple injuries and incurred financial losses.

One Woman Killed, One Man Injured in Las Vegas Pedestrian Accident

pedestrian-accidentsWe learn from a very young age how to properly cross a street when we are out walking.  We are taught to look both ways and to cross if there are no cars in the immediate area.  However, we still must trust that vehicles that happen to be nearby will follow traffic laws.  While it’s too early to know exactly what happened, what is known is that a woman was killed and a man was seriously injured in a Las Vegas pedestrian accident on Friday night.  Police are still investigating the cause of the crash and no fault has been assigned as of yet.