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Negligence Lawsuits: What the Plaintiff Must Prove

  Negligence occurs when a party fails to exercise proper care and, as a result, damages occur. Laws surrounding negligence and liability vary from state to state, so it’s important to contact a Kansas and Missouri injury attorney to represent you… Read More
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Legal Malpractice: What You Must Prove

If you believe you were not represented properly by an attorney, a Kansas legal malpractice attorney can help determine if you may have a claim. As you can imagine, pursuing a claim against an attorney can be an uphill battle. Attorneys that may be p… Read More
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Missouri Medical Malpractice Law

Missouri Medical Malpractice Law When you visit the doctor or have to go to the hospital, you expect that the care you receive will help you return to health. A study by the Journal of Patient Safety, however, found that approximately 440,000 patient… Read More
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Nursing Home Abuse in Kansas and Missouri

Nursing Home Abuse in Kansas and Missouri With the increase in life expectancy and the continual advancements in modern medicine, more individuals are requiring placement in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Although many of these facilit… Read More
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Elderly Abused in 1 of 3 Nursing Homes

KANSAS CITY — JULY 22, 2014 — Reports of serious, physical, sexual and verbal abuse are “numerous” among the nation’s nursing homes, according to a congressional report released today. The study, prepared by the minority… Read More
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Lawyers See Rise in Legal Malpractice Claim Severity

KANSAS CITY — JULY 22, 2014 — Although the frequency of law firm malpractice claims has begun to level off following a post-recession surge, their severity has continued to increase. A new study by insurance broker Ames & Gough finds… Read More
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Elder Care: A Booming Business

KANSAS CITY — OCTOBER 3, 2013 — “Quality care through quality jobs.” It sounds perfectly reasonable. And yet the tagline of the Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute is really a rallying cry in a war now reaching a crucial phase. Al… Read More
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Life & Death in a Nursing Home

KANSAS CITY — AUGUST 1, 2013 — Joan Boice needed help. Lots of it. Her physician had tallied the damage: Alzheimer’s disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain from a compression fracture of the spine. For Joan, an 81-year-old for… Read More
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21 Charged for Nursing Home Abuse

KANSAS CITY — JULY 25, 2013 — It is always unsettling to hear reports of care center abuse or nursing home abuse, but in many situations the incidents are isolated. The problem is often with one or two staff members at a home who have com… Read More
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US News' Best Nursing Homes of 2013

JULY 10, 2013 — An estimated 3.3 million Americans will live in the nation’s nearly 16,000 nursing homes during 2013. That number translates to 1 in 7 people ages 65 and up, and more than 1 in 5 of those 85 and older. They and their famil… Read More
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