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How Can Understaffing Affect a Nursing Home Abuse Claim?

Understaffing in nursing homes is an unfortunate reality that plagues the industry. With limited personnel to care for a growing population of elderly residents, corners are often cut, and the quality of care suffers as a result. This creates an environment where abuse and neglect can thrive, as there simply aren't enough hands on...
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Who is at Fault in a Kentucky T-Bone Accident?

A T-bone accident, also known as a side-impact collision, occurs when the front of one vehicle collides with the side of another vehicle, forming a "T" shape. These accidents can be incredibly dangerous, as the impact is usually directed towards the driver or passengers of the vehicle hit from the side. When an accident...
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Distracted Driving Awareness and Safety Tips

Distracted driving is a major cause of accidents on the road, resulting in severe injuries and loss of life. Therefore, it is essential to raise awareness of its dangers, and here are some safety tips.  What is Distracted Driving? Distracted driving is any activity that takes your attention away from safely operating a vehicle....
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What are the Long Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a severe condition that can have long-term consequences on a person's physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning. The long-term effects of a TBI vary depending on the severity, the location of the injury in the brain, and the age and overall health of the individual. Long-Term Consequences of a Mild...
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Common Causes of Slip and Fall Lawsuits

Slip and fall accidents can occur in a variety of settings, and when they result in injuries, they can lead to lawsuits against the property owner or manager. Here are some common causes of slip and fall lawsuits.  Wet or Slippery Floors  Slip and fall lawsuits often arise from wet or slippery floors that...
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What is Considered Wrongful Death in Kentucky?

In Kentucky, when a person dies as a result of another party’s negligent or intentional actions, it is generally considered a wrongful death.  Elements of a Wrongful Death Case Under Kentucky law, the following elements make up a wrongful death case: A human being lost their life. Another’s negligence or intentional harm caused their...
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What are the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

When visiting a loved one in a nursing home, keep the following warning signs of abuse in mind.  Physical Abuse  Physical abuse can involve hitting, kicking, biting, punching, pinching, improperly restraining, burning, or any other kind of intentional harm.  Warning Signs Unexplained injuries Open wounds Cuts Bruises Welts Bite marks Burns Fractures Sprains Marks...
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What are the Common Causes of Kentucky Truck Accidents?

A wide variety of factors lead to truck accidents in Kentucky, but the most common causes are as follows.  Distracted Driving  Driving long strenuous hours can take a toll on truck drivers, making it very easy for distractions to take their attention off the road. Typical forms of distractions include: Texting or talking on...
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Common Examples of Dangerous Household Products

As a consumer, you expect the products you purchase online or at a retail store to be safe for use in your home, but unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Many products get recalled because they are defective and have the potential to cause serious injury or even death.  Types of Product Defects Three...
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Kentucky Drunk Driving Statistics

Alcohol is a leading cause of car accidents and traffic fatalities in Kentucky.  From 2019 to 2020, crash fatalities involving alcohol went up a shocking 38 percent, while the national average rose 14.3 percent.  2020 Drunk Driving Data A total of 4,978 collisions involved alcohol, making it the leading contributing factor in 14.2% of...
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