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Attorney George S. Johnson Fights For Family of Shooting Victim

Recent shootings throughout the country have involved victims who had simply made innocent mistakes. A homeowner in Kansas City, Mo., shot a 16-year-old who rang the doorbell of a house where he mistakenly thought his siblings were. Two teenage cheerleaders in Austin, Texas, were shot after one mistakenly got into the wrong car, thinking it...

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Nursing Home Workers Arrested for Physically Abusing Residents

Nursing home abuse affects thousands of U.S. families every year. Two nursing home workers in Florida were arrested and charged with battery on a person aged 65 or older after surveillance footage captured the employees whipping a male resident with a lanyard and laughing, leading to a further altercation. The incident, which occurred on March...

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Understanding Malnutrition and Dehydration In Nursing Homes

Malnourishment and dehydration may be signs of neglect Nursing homes have a responsibility to provide care for residents. This includes providing a safe environment and appropriate medical care. It also includes providing proper nutrition and hydration to help residents stay healthy. However, in far too many nursing homes, residents are suffering from malnutrition and/or dehydration....

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What is Considered Financial Abuse in Nursing Homes?

Financial exploitation is one most common types of nursing home abuse. Nursing home residents may be vulnerable to a range of abuse, including financial exploitation. This form of nursing home abuse involves exploiting an individual's finances for one's own benefit without the victim fully understanding the repercussions of their decisions. Sadly, statistics point toward financial...

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How A Lack of Security Guards Can Lead to a Negligent Security Lawsuit

Property owners and managers have a responsibility to make sure their premises are safe. There are many locations in Atlanta and throughout Georgia where security measures need to be taken to protect people. These include apartment buildings, malls, office buildings, arenas, hotels, parking lots, and garages. Owners and managers have a responsibility to make sure...

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Steps Nursing Homes Can Take To Prevent Wandering

Appropriate supervision is critical to the safety of nursing home residents. Nursing home residents who have dementia or other conditions impacting their cognitive abilities can have a tendency to wander away from the facility when they are left unsupervised. Unfortunately, this puts their health and safety at risk, especially in winter when temperatures can sometimes...

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Failing Nursing Homes Will Now Face Tougher Penalties

Can harsher punishments help prevent nursing home abuse and neglect? Nursing homes that are currently on a watch list for providing substandard care will face tougher federal penalties for future violations, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced. The new penalties apply to 88 facilities – fewer than 0.5 percent of...

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What Are the Elements of a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Georgia?

In Georgia, the Loved Ones of Fatal Accident Victims Deserve Compensation When a loved one dies, the last thing on many people's minds is money. But the reality is that with the loss of their contributions, love, and support, a family will soon suffer financial hardship after death. Wrongful death compensation is available, but you...

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