Universal Life Insurance Policies Under Fire

Posted On: September 20, 2016 under
Universal Life Insurance Policies
Of all the insurance policies people are advised to have, life insurance is one of the most important. Because it protects a person’s dependents financially after that person dies, it is strongly advised that everyone with a family have some sort of life insurance policy. Unfortunately, according.. Read More »

Court Sides with Family After Mother’s Nursing Home Death

Posted On: September 15, 2016 under
nursing home negligence
Allenbrooke Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Memphis has just been ordered by a jury to pay over $30 million in damages to the family of an 82-year-old woman who died in their care in 2009. Martha Jane Pierce’s family placed her in Allenbrooke because she had.. Read More »

Social Media Abuse of Nursing Home Residents Under Federal Scrutiny

Posted On: August 25, 2016 under
Nursing Home Under Investigation for Elderly Abuse
Social media apps like Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear about cases of nursing home abuse, but these platforms are increasingly becoming a part of inappropriate and even criminal behavior committed against the elderly. Now, federal.. Read More »

Tennessee Highway Patrol Issues Reminder to Drive Safely as School Starts

Posted On: August 24, 2016 under
careful driving around children
With the beginning of school, Tennessee residents are getting a reminder from their highway patrolmen to drive safely and defensively in school zones. Patrol colonel Tracy Trott is working toward educating drivers on best practices in and around school zones and school buses so that no one.. Read More »

Changes to Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Laws

Posted On: August 23, 2016 under
Consult a work negligence attorney
Although workers’ compensation laws are intended as a way to take care of employees who are injured on the job, unfortunately, there are times when they fail to help people as they’re meant to. However, some recent changes to Tennessee workers’ compensation laws may make it harder.. Read More »

The Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in Tennessee

Posted On: July 28, 2016 under
Contact an attorney for personal injury
You have likely heard the phrase “statute of limitations” before but may be unsure exactly what it means. It refers to the amount of time a person has to file a lawsuit after an accident or a crime has occurred. Statutes of limitation are set by the.. Read More »

Auto Accident Fatalities Seem to Rise

Posted On: July 19, 2016 under
car crashes increase
According to preliminary estimates by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2015 saw an increase of roughly 7.7 percent in traffic accident deaths over 2014. The agency’s data states that 35,200 drivers, passengers, cyclists, and pedestrians died in some sort of vehicle accident in 2015. What’s.. Read More »

Nursing Home Abuse Unnoticed Perpetrators

Posted On: July 12, 2016 under
A new study has found that around 20 percent of nursing home residents are abused by an often unnoticed perpetrator: other residents. The incidents of nursing home abuse that are brought to light and discussed by the public are often cases of staff or health care professionals..
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Nursing Home Neglect: Malnutrition

Posted On: June 23, 2016 under
Malnutrition can be the source of multiple health problems throughout a person’s life, but the worst issues arise when that person is most vulnerable due to age. The elderly, like the very young, have specific amounts of vitamins and minerals that they must consume in certain quantities..
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Tennessee Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Posted On: June 21, 2016 under
June 15 was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a date that has been recognized by the state of Tennessee since 2015. Designated by the United Nations General Assembly in one of its resolutions, it is intended as a day during which people throughout the world stand up..
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