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January 2018 Archives

4 ways to help a loved one with a traumatic brain injury

A car accident can often have tragic side effects. For instance, if you have a loved one who was in a car wreck in Phoenix and suffered a brain injury, you could be wondering what you can do to help. In the days, weeks and months after a person suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), there can be many unforeseen challenges. An individual with even a mild TBI could have memory problems or balance issues that could limit day-to-day activities which means that he or she might need help completing once basic tasks.

Man requests that his case over police brutality be kept private

Police officers perform a critical service for the well-being of the citizens whom they serve. Unfortunately, there have been situations when officers have allegedly overstepped their authority and engaged in actions that can be considered police brutality. When Arizona residents believe that officers have overstepped their powers and subjected them to abusive actions, they are entitled to seek a remedy for the damages that they sustained.

Ford may face expanded claims for auto product liability

In 2016, Ford Motor Company issued a recall over problems with its electronically controlled automatic transmissions in certain models. There had been reports of accidents that were caused by malfunctions with this particular part. There may be Arizona residents who have sustained substantial monetary losses along with injuries from these types defective parts, which could support the filing of a valid auto product liability claim.

Commercial vehicle accidents take a heavy toll on lives; finances

Those who drive for a living are aware of the dangers that large vehicles can present to other motorists. As a result, the majority of these professionals take precautions to ensure that they do not wind up causing commercial vehicle accidents that can cause serious or fatal injuries. Arizona officials are still conducting an investigation into one such wreck that stole the lives of two teenagers.

Woman's medical malpractice suit over medication moving forward

Over the past few years, the reported numbers of medication errors has increased approximately 462 percent. When these mistakes occur, the side effects can result in debilitating and permanent injuries. Arizona patients who have suffered as a result of these serious mistakes may have a basis for filing a medical malpractice civil suit.

4 steps to take if you suspect nursing home neglect

Imagine helping your mother move into a nursing home in Phoenix. On the surface, everything seems fine. The staff are very friendly, the other residents that you have seen look to be satisfied and the facility seems to be in good condition overall. After a few months, you begin to notice some things that leave you feeling uneasy. The nursing home had an underlying rank smell. There never seems to be staff around when you come for a visit. Your mother has become more withdrawn and has even shown signs of depression.

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