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Texas Failing in Quality of Long-Term Care For The Elderly

Submitted by jrlaw on Jun 30th, 2014

Quality of Care for the Elderly in Texas

There is no doubt that people have concerns about the quality of care that the elderly in Texas are forced to face. The AARP recently released a report that ranks each state according to the quality of long-term care.

Gathering Evidence After a Personal Injury Accident

Submitted by jrlaw on Jun 26th, 2014

Gathering Evidence After an Injury AccidentThe evidence gathering involved in a personal injury claim is a very important part of the entire case. In order to make sure you have a strong case, it is important to know what evidence is necessary and how to go about securing that evidence.  The evidence in the case will be the determining factor in whether an injured party wins or loses his/her claim.

Was Your Accident Caused by a General Motors Recall?

Submitted by jrlaw on Jun 23rd, 2014

Let's find out...

While there was a spotlight on the current CEO of General Motors simply because of her status as the first female in that position, she is now receiving attention because of a long-overdue recall that involves millions of GM cars. She, along with the acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, are scheduled to appear before a House and Senate subcommittee to discuss the recall.

What To Do Before Reporting an Accident to Your Insurance

Submitted by jrlaw on Jun 19th, 2014

A car accident can be a potentially serious event due to the possibility of sustaining an injury or even having it turn fatal. As a result, it’s important to treat car accidents with the seriousness that they deserve. Additionally, there are certain things that you must do before contacting your insurance company should you be involved in a car accident.

Rasansky Law Firm Offers FREE Consultations!

Submitted by jrlaw on Jun 2nd, 2014
An individual who has suffered personal injury in either an auto accident, home accident, or even an accident involving premises liability may not be aware of the legal options that may be open to him or her. In addition, many people don’t understand that these types of cases do not require cash up front, but are based on a percentage of the award. Even then, the client only pays if their attorney was able to recover money through a settlement or successful verdict.

Medical History & How It Affects a Personal Injury Case

Submitted by jrlaw on May 30th, 2014

Personal injury cases are not black and white, even if it is obvious the other party is at fault. The defense attorney will always attempt to bring any number of factors into the forefront - including the medical history of the injured party. This is done in order to try and reduce the value of your claim. Even if they claims seem merritless to you, know that thay will use anything they can against you and your case. It's important to be aware of these possibilities and act accordingly.

Injuries at the Gym

Submitted by jrlaw on May 28th, 2014

Texas Gym Injury AttorneyGoing to the gym is just part of the workweek for many Texans. Getting and staying fit can be a continuous endeavor, and there’s nothing as distressing as suffering an injury due to negligence while working out.

There are lots of ways in which you can get injured at the gym. Things like defective equipment can cause serious injuries which may land you in hospital, leaving you with expensive bills as well as lost wages due to being absent from work for a certain amount of time.

Truck Driver Hours of Service (HOS) Rules

Submitted by jrlaw on May 21st, 2014

Truck drivers face numerous hazards on the road. The biggest hazard though, may be themselves.

Hours of Service Rules for Truck DriversNumerous 18-wheeler accidents are attributed to driver fatigue and exhaustion on a daily basis. Because of this, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has passed laws limiting the amount of time a truck driver can operate his or her vehicle. In fact, the FMCSA again unveiled updated hours of service (HOS) regulations in July of 2013 in an effort to further reduce the number of accidents attributed to driver fatigue.

Car Accidents Caused by Road Debris & Unsecured Loads

Submitted by jrlaw on May 16th, 2014

Big trucks pose many problems for smaller vehicles on the road. This is especially dangerous as it relates to unsecured loads and fallen cargo. While there are regulations in place to help prevent these types of events, they still occur.

30 Percent of Nursing Homes Sanctioned Due to Elder Abuse

Submitted by jrlaw on May 14th, 2014

Nursing home abuse is on the increase, and it doesn’t appear to be getting any better. The Special Investigations Division of the House Government Reform Committee conducted a study recently in which they revealed a serious problem with sexual, psychological, verbal, and physical abuse occurring in nursing homes. The results of that study are alarming to say the least.

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