Month: July 2018

Elderly Adults in Nevada Are Losing Their Rights

Published on July 27, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Nursing Home Abuse

Elderly adults across the country are losing their legal rights and finances to dishonest court-appointed guardians who are supposed to provide care. Senior Abuse and Exploitation The Government Accountability Office has found that state guardianship systems across the country are guilty of exploiting vulnerable seniors. Reports show hundreds of cases of elder neglect, physical abuse, and financial abuse by court-appointed guardians who are assigned to care for elderly adults in their homes. To protect these adults, the government is calling for court reforms for court-appointed legal guardians. The [...]
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When Innocent Bystanders Catch a Bullet

Published on July 20, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

When innocent bystanders are injured or killed in police shootings, there are often allegations of excessive force or police misconduct. Cities across the country are facing lawsuits by injured victims and families of loved ones who were mistakenly killed in police shootings. Police Shootings: Mistaken Identity or Excessive Force? In recent years, there have been a number of civilians caught in the crossfire of police bullets due to mistaken identity or accidental shootings. As a result, many innocent bystanders have been seriously injured or killed by police bullets. [...]
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Review Your Long-Term Care Insurance Policy: You May Need to File a Bad Faith Claim

Published on July 13, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Insurance Bad Faith

People who are met with a significant delay, reduction or denial of benefits after filing a long-term care claim should carefully review their policy because their insurance company may be acting in bad faith. With the significant number of baby boomers reaching their senior years, bad faith insurance claims for health care and disability benefits are on the rise. The Risks of Long-Term Care Policies Bad faith claims against disability insurers have been prevalent for decades, but claims against long-term care insurers are now catching up. Since baby [...]
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When Angry Drivers Cause Accidents [infographic]

Published on July 6, 2018, by Matthew Sharp

Car Accident, Infographic

When road rage results in a serious car accident or injuries, the driver who committed the offense can be held liable. According to NHTSA, approximately one-third of accidents that cause injuries and deaths on U.S. roads and highways are caused by aggressive drivers and road rage. (Article continues below infographic) ______ Road Rage and Angry Drivers Traffic studies done by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicate that more than 50 percent of drivers have experienced angry drivers on the road. Many of these incidents end [...]
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