Mesothelioma Lawsuit

Written by Margaret Wommack

Mesothelioma is a cancer ofrepparttar linings ofrepparttar 148820 heart, chest and abdominal cavity and is caused by exposure to asbestos, either first hand from working in (usually industrial) sites which used asbestos or second hand from coming into contact withrepparttar 148821 clothes of a family member who worked on one of these sites. It is a dangerous cancer because of its long latency period, 20 to 50 years, and because its initial symptoms are similar to normal colds or pneumonia. It is an expensive and hard-to-cure cancer, but a mesothelioma lawyer can help you winrepparttar 148822 compensation owed to you byrepparttar 148823 business that put you in contact withrepparttar 148824 deadly asbestos.

A mesothelioma lawyer can help you to getrepparttar 148825 compensation you deserve so that you and your loved ones don’t have to sufferrepparttar 148826 burden ofrepparttar 148827 expense of treatment on top ofrepparttar 148828 burden of havingrepparttar 148829 cancer. On average, mesothelioma cases that go to trial result inrepparttar 148830 awarding of $6 million. Isn’t it worth it to take a chance and see how much you can get? Also, most mesothelioma lawyers are on a contingency fee, so they only receive payment if they win your case, so even if you do lose, you won’t haverepparttar 148831 obligation to pay forrepparttar 148832 legal proceedings.

Nursing Abuse Lawyer Says: Widespread Abuse Can Be Stopped Find a Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect Lawyer

Written by Margaret Wommack

It is always painful to part with a loved one, particularly a family member who is ill, but millions of Americans find that they cannot care forrepparttar needs of their relations and are forced to find a nursing home in which they can live. The selection of a good nursing home that will attentively care for their needs can be difficult, and many are misled into choosingrepparttar 148819 wrong home. It is estimated that around 35,000 elderly people die prematurely in nursing homes every year due to neglect or abuse. And while many will blame themselves for selectingrepparttar 148820 wrong nursing home for their elderly loved one,repparttar 148821 fault lies entirely withrepparttar 148822 nursing home operator, who should be held accountable.

Nursing homes are obligated to have enough staff members to provide all ofrepparttar 148823 care listed inrepparttar 148824 plan. The Nursing Home Reform Act requires nursing homes to “provide services and activities to attain or maintainrepparttar 148825 highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each nursing home resident in accordance with a written plan of care.” However, nursing homes frequently ignore this responsibility of theirs and residents are not cared for. Neglect of this sort includes not being assisted torepparttar 148826 toilet, being left in bed to develop bedsores, malnutrition, dehydration, being over or under medicated, not being properly cleaned, and generally being ignored. This neglect, both intentional and unintentional, causes serious injury that could result inrepparttar 148827 premature death ofrepparttar 148828 resident.

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