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Spring Break a Time to be Safe

Even though the weather is great here, thousands of collage students use spring break to get away from the North and head to some place South. Some stay in the country and hit places like Florida and Texas, while others […]

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Contrasting State Agencies Child Protection vs. Vulnerable Adults

Hubert Humphrey talked about the way a society is doing could be judged by the way they cared for the most vulnerable. How they protected their young and their elderly. In some ways, it looks…

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1 in 6 Deaths in New York Disability Homes are not Natural Causes

That numbers seems stunning. It accounts for more than 1,200 deaths in private and state run homes over the last decade. The examples are individuals who have drowned, fallen, and been over…

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How Dangerous is Your Bathroom?

A recent study suggests that millions of Americans age 15 or older have been injured in bathroom accidents costing approximately $67.3 billion in lifetime medical costs, a large majority of which…

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Depressing Job List May Have Negligence Hints

I’ve written before about my interest in the underlying reason for why people do things that cause harm. Why do usually good drivers suddenly drive through stop signs? How does a person suddenly…

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94 Year Olds Don’t Belong In Freezers

It seems pretty safe that when 94 year old Mollye Fisher went to live at a nursing home in California that the freezer wasn’t expected to be a place for her to be. But, despite that logic the…

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Round Up: Dangerous Commercials, Texas Lack Of Justice, And Some Interesting Posts

There is a law firm in Connecticut that has a drive through window from Above the Law.
Torts Prof points out another example of Texas’ lack of justice.
Injuryboard blogger Mike Myers gives us…

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Nursing Home Residents May Be Growing Problem

The Minneapolis Tribune had a enlightening series about the growing problems in nursing homes. In a series called Deadly Falls, they looked at the deaths of more than 1,000 Minnesota seniors since…

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Nursing Home Residents Death Caused By Abuse

A Minnesota Department of Health report found that White Community Hospital and Nursing Home staff in Aurora dropped a resident several feet while being moved in a sling from her bed to a…

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Nursing Home Employees Charged For Residents Abuse

Back in August, I blogged on the horrible story from Albert Lea where nursing home residents had been abused by teenage employees. Basically, the employees were bored and they entertained themselves…