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PROTECTING RESIDENTS FROM THE CORONAVIRUS
Post On Apr. 16, 2020

Residents of assisted living facilities are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus. Every facility must implement and follow the rules to protect the elderly. Assisted living facilities are liable for the failure to enact and comply with safety rules resulting in severe harm and death to the...

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COVID 19 at Your Workplace? Read This! Your COVID 19 Workers Compensation Action Plan.

Thankfully there are a lot of great Americans who are continuing to work through this pandemic for the benefit of all of us. If you are working and develop symptoms of COVID 19 I recommend you take the following actions. 1. Notify Your Supervisor Immediately. Notifying your employer immediately...

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6 Tips for Dealing with an Iowa Distracted Driving Accident Injury
Post On Nov. 08, 2013
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Do not confront the other driver. Do not accuse the other driver of anything at the scene of the accident or after the crash. You are unlikely to get any information useful to your case from such a confrontation and you may risk making things more complicated. Do collect evidence at the scene of...

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Negligent Homicide and Leaving the Scene of an Accident in Peoria, AZ
Post On Jul. 16, 2013
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In October 2010, an 18-year-old Peoria high school student was walking home from his job when a car jumped a curb near 83rd Avenue and Thunderbird, hitting and killing him. The driver of the car, then 23-year-old Laura Flanders, sped away after fatally running over the teenager , but police were...

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Shock During Pregnancy May Reveal Negligent Healthcare Workers
Post On Apr. 28, 2013
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Shock during pregnancy occurs when the body cannot deliver an adequate supply of blood to vital organ systems. Shock may result from injury, illness or excessive bleeding, and can lead to a loss of consciousness, dizziness, weakness and loss of cognitive abilities. In a pregnant woman, consequences...

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What does "disabled" really mean?
Post On Jan. 04, 2013
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People often do not realize that in the legal world, “disability" is a term of art, with a very specific meaning. In fact, it has several different specific meanings, depending on the context. “Disabled" has one meaning for the purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act, another for the...

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Child Abuse Crimes in Michigan
Post On Mar. 29, 2012
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In Michigan there are 4 specific criminal allegations that constitute Child Abuse : Child Abuse in the First Degree - MCL 750.136b(2) - occurs when an individual knowingly or intentionally causes serious physical or serious mental harm to a child. Child Abuse in the First Degree is punishable by up...

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Employment Disability Protection Under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act and Federal ADA
Post On Dec. 05, 2011

This guide summarizes some important differences between the employment-related disability laws in the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, Government Code sections 12900, et seq. (FEHA) and the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. sections 12101 et seq. (ADA), as of...

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Depakote, Birth Defects and What Abbott Knew—but Didn't Tell
Post On Aug. 09, 2011
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Birmingham, AL : By Jane Mundy If you are taking Depakote and considering getting pregnant, if you are of child-bearing age and taking Depakote, or even more concerning—that you are pregnant and taking this drug , it is very important that you read the following regarding Depakote and the Depakote...

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