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Nursing home abuse occurs with depressing regularity. Many of these cases get reported to watchdog organizations such as the National Ombudsman Reporting System (NORS), while an unknown number go unreported and unaddressed. Even with sporadic and incomplete data, however, this organization received 14,258 complaints of nursing home abuse in 2014 alone. If you worry that a senior...
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The SSA denies more than half of all Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims the first time. Social Security can deny your claim for a variety of reasons, including application errors and inadequate medical evidence. The good news is that even if Social Security denies your claim, you can have an attorney review your case, and you can appeal...
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When your senior parents can no longer care for themselves, you trust in nursing homes to give them the attention, support, and assistance they need to thrive. Unfortunately, many nursing homes are overcrowded, underfunded, and understaffed, which can lead to nursing home negligence. Even if no one meant to hurt your loved one, you may...
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If you have been injured on the job for the first time, you may not be fully aware of workers’ compensation and how the process works. While you deal with physical pain, you likely also have some concerns about how to pay your bills. Fortunately, workers’ compensation can help you. The following are some of...
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As the population gets older, more Americans reside and receive care in nursing homes. You want the best possible care for your friends and relatives, and it’s disheartening to suspect that they may not receive the loving treatment they deserve. Here’s what you need to know about nursing home abuse, including the various types of mistreatment,...
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If your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse, you may be unsure what to do. The good news is that, after you’ve contacted the proper authorities and removed your loved one from the abusive situation, there are many methods for how to deal with nursing home abuse after the fact, depending...
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When you think of nursing home abuse, you most likely think of physical abuse. You may not initially envision the damage that can be caused by nursing home staff posting photos of your loved one on social media. When people take pictures of your loved one that they or you aren’t aware of, the effects...
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We love to hear this! Check out Charles and Sandra Turner’s story below: My husband was injured on his job. Two weeks later his boss the owner of the company fired him. He told my husband he couldn’t afford to send him to the dr. It would put his company at risk. When my husband...
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There are many questions about Social Security Disability benefits and payments. It is important to speak with an Attorney who knows the law and how to protect your rights. At the Smith Jordan Law Firm, Grady Jordan is experienced in Social Security Disability Law and Workers’ Compensation Law. Below are a few tips. Call Grady Jordan at 864-855-1661...
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This is a frequently asked question for individuals that are thinking of applying for Social Security Disability. The Social Security Administration defines Disability as, “the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or which has lasted...
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