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Death of Alzheimer’s patient may point to neglect

Earlier this week, the Kansas City Star reported that a nursing home resident had gone missing. That was approximately noon on Sunday. The man’s body was found at 9 p.m. a mile and a half away. Temperatures soared to over 100 degrees that day, and although autopsy results are not available, it’s safe to say…

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What is Municipal Liability?

Municipal liability deals exclusively with the rights and responsibilities of municipalities, including cities, states, towns or counties. According to municipal liability laws, city, town and state officials and workers are responsible for ensuring that residents and visitors are kept safe while using public property including Streets Highways Sidewalks Public transportation Public parks Swimming pools Government…

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Hiring a Wrongful Death Attorney

For the most part, compared to other states,New York’s Estate Powers and Trust Law is more narrow in the damages it allows for in wrongful death cases. An experienced wrongful death attorney in New York will understand the limitations of the law and the extent to which the family can sue for compensation. What is…

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State of New York Explores Ways to Expedite Medical Malpractice Cases

There are more medical malpractice lawsuits filed in the state ofNew York than any other state in the country. This creates a backlog of cases. In some instances, it will take years for the case to go to trial. New York also leads the country in the amount paid in claims. On average, a medical…

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