April 9th, 2015
Anyone who has a loved one in an assisted living facility or nursing home should be aware of the common signs1 of the different types of nursing home abuse or neglect. Such abuse or neglect by nursing home staff can cause significant physical, mental, and emotional injuries to elderly residents, many of whom may not be able to adequately express that the abuse is occurring or who may be afraid to tell anyone. For this reason, relatives should be particularly vigilant regarding the health of nursing home residents.
Once you have determined that abuse did cause injury to your … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
March 31st, 2015
Doctors, like anyone else, are only human and can make mistakes. Sometimes, however, doctors fail to live up to the legal medical standard of care1 required and patients suffer unnecessary injury or complications. In such cases, the negligent doctor has committed medical malpractice and should be held liable for any losses suffered by injured patients.
One type of medical malpractice that is particularly troubling is making a mistake that results in a birth injury. Such malpractice can cause an otherwise healthy infant to suffer long-term conditions that may cause their lives to be substantially more difficult than they … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
March 24th, 2015
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention1 (CDC), injuries caused by bicycle accidents resulted in approximately 515,000 emergency department visits during 2010. While bicycle riding is unarguably an extremely cost-effective and efficient way to get around, it also exposes riders to an inherent risk of serious injury. The injuries that people can sustain in bicycle accidents have the potential to result in hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical expenses, the inability to work for an extended period of time, significant pain, and even long-term disabilities. Fortunately, in many cases an experienced Michigan bicycle accident attorney can … Read More Posted In: Personal Injury
April 6th, 2014
Our own home is a place where we have become accustom to feeling a sense of safety. An unexpected act of violence, or even the threat of violence, can shake us to the core and make us anxious and fearful of places where we would normally seek refuge. It is especially traumatic when the violence takes place in our own home.
Recently, in Flint Michigan two homes were struck by stray bullets while the family was sleeping. In each instance, three bullets were randomly shot into the dwellings in the middle of the night.
The occurrences happened within 30 … Read More Posted In: In The News, Personal Injury
March 21st, 2014
A 59-year-old woman in Norton Shores was robbed on March 20. According to the police, the woman had just finished shopping at a grocery store and was loading her car when a man pulled up and grabbed her purse out of the cart. The woman tried to stop him from taking it before the man in the Pontiac G6 accelerated, pulling her behind the vehicle and throwing her into another car that was parked nearby.
She sustained multiple severe head injuries as a result and many people thought she had simply been struck by the car as it passed her. … Read More Posted In: Car Accidents, In The News, Personal Injury
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