Articles Tagged with Negligence

If you are a repeat commuter of the big-eye, also known as Interstate 40 and Interstate 25, then you know that the highway is filled with big rigs. Semi-trucks are large and take up a big portion of the road. Even if you drive carefully a collision may occur and often do because of the  careless, reckless, or negligent driving of a tractor trailer operator. You need to speak with a specialist at the Branch Law Firm. We are trained to handle collisions with big rigs and will work hard for you or a loved on to obtain a fair and reasonable monetary award for ysemi-trailers-534577_1920our serious injuries.

There are many important federal and state regulations that truck drivers must follow. We will investigate your case tirelessly to make sure the negligent party does not get out of their bad choices easily.

Call today to speak with a friendly Branch Law Firm staff member. We are compassionate and care for the people who navigate the big-I with care and attention.

A recent news report indicates that a New Mexico Corporation, Sunbridge Health Court Corp., has reached a settlement in a nursing home negligence case for $3.5 million.

If you believe a loved one has suffered from nursing home abuse, you need an experienced nursing home negligence lawyer.

The lawsuit was filed in 2009 alleging that the nursing home staff at a Seattle nursing home owned by the New Mexico corporation failed to adequately care for a patient and failed to notify the man’s family or his primary doctor of the man’s worsening condition. The man had penile cancer and failed to receive any treatment. Although nurses were initially notified of the condition, they forgot to follow up and the man subsequently lost his penis.

Unfortunately, elder abuse is more widespread than many people realize. It may take many forms including physical, emotional, sexual and financial abuse.

If you believe a loved one is suffering from elder neglect or nursing home negligence, a few signs to look for include:

• Sudden changes in behavior
• Dehydration and malnutrition
• Unexplained bruises, welts or broken bones
• Worsening medical conditions
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