Bed sores, or pressure sores, are painful pressure ulcers that occur after prolonged periods of inactivity and are often a sign of neglect.
Unfortunately, bed sores occur regularly among nursing home residents who are neglected by inattentive staff members.
Although… Read More
A wrongful death claim is a civil action the deceased’s immediate loved ones or relatives can take when his or her death was caused by another’s negligent or intentional actions.
Below, you will find answers to questions our attorneys are frequently… Read More
In this month’s issue of the PKSD newsletter, our personal injury lawyers discuss the dangers pedestrians face from distracted drivers.
The number of fatal pedestrian-related auto accidents has increased significantly in recent years.
Between 2014 and… Read More
If you have been injured in an accident caused by another’s negligence, you may need the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer.
A personal injury lawyer will provide you valuable legal guidance that will protect the validity of your claim against… Read More
Most people choose to ride a motorcycle because it allows drivers and passengers a freedom and openness that a passenger vehicle cannot offer.
However, this exposure leaves a motorcycle driver (operator) and his or her passenger (rider) vulnerable to… Read More
Although car accident claims may seem simple and straightforward, there are some cases which become complex and may require legal guidance to settle.
If you are unfamiliar with the claims system, it may be in your best interest to consult with an experienced… Read More
Medical practitioners must make a correct diagnosis for patients to receive the proper treatment needed to heal and recover.
When a medical practitioner misdiagnosis a patient, it can cause considerable harm that may jeopardize the patient’s life. If… Read More
Elderly residents in nursing homes are at risk of several forms of abuse that can cause them serious harm.
However, psychological abuse is often more subtle than physical or emotional abuse and may be difficult to identify when it occurs.
If someone… Read More
A U.S. District of Columbia Court ruled that UnitedHealthcare can sue the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) over a 2014 ruling that made Medicare Advantage overpayments a violation of the False Claims Act.
CMS Medicare Fraud Ruling
A… Read More
In this month’s issue of the PKSD Newsletter, we discuss nursing home abuse and the signs that can help you identify when it has occurred to your loved one.
Types of Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse accounts for a wide range of malicious behavior… Read More