Blog Posts in November, 2018

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  • Why Does Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Occur?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 28-Nov-2018

    It might seem unfathomable to think that a nursing home staff member would abuse or neglect your elderly loved one since, after all, you entrusted the facility with someone who is precious to you and expect them to be cared for as you would care for them. However, abuse and neglect of the elderly is shockingly common, so it is important to understand everything you can about it if your elderly ...
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  • Can Birth Defects be Caused by Medical Negligence?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 20-Nov-2018

    Generally, birth defects are thought to be unavoidable while birth injuries are usually preventable and caused by medical negligence. Is it ever possible for an infant’s birth defect to be the result of a medical professional’s negligence, however? Given that parents spend millions in the United States caring for children with birth defects, not to mention the shorter life span some ...
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  • The Reasons Why Misdiagnosis Occurs

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 13-Nov-2018

    When you pay a visit to your doctor or go to the hospital for a check-up or with complaints of certain symptoms, you expect these medical professionals to detect and properly diagnose your condition, so you can begin the process of treating it. Oftentimes, patients leave the doctor’s office knowing what ails them, but when medical professionals fail to uphold the accepted standard of care in ...
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  • What You Should Know About Abuse & Neglect of Special Needs Children

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 6-Nov-2018

    Individuals with disabilities and special needs are among some of the most vulnerable individuals in our society. Children with special needs are doubly vulnerable due to their age. According to a study performed by the World Health Organization, adults with disabilities are 1.5 times more likely to be a victim of violence than those without a disability. However, the risk of abuse or neglect for ...
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