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January 2017 Archives

Resident claims she was victim of nursing home abuse

As beloved family members age and start to develop health problems, many family members seek help in taking care of them. Nursing and assisted living facilities are often entrusted to provide this care. However, there are instances when this trust is violated and a resident falls victim to nursing home abuse. Families who have loved ones in these facilities in Pennsylvania may be interested in a report of alleged abuse in one facility.

Student claims misdiagnosis has caused her permanent harm

College students are so busy with trying to fit in classes, homework, a social life and possibly jobs that they may not give much thought to their health. However, a busy lifestyle and crowded living conditions may leave them more susceptible to coming down with a serious illness. Families in Pennsylvania with loved ones in college may be interested in what one student endured after an apparent misdiagnosis.

Applying for Social Security disability can take time, effort

Becoming disabled is never on anyone's to-do list. However, it can happen to anyone at any time. If it does, the question of how to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) might become an important issue. Workers in Pennsylvania may benefit from an overview of the process.

Jury decides for family at trial of medical malpractice lawsuit

In Pennsylvania and elsewhere, older individuals often develop health conditions that require special care. However, many of these conditions are treatable, and patients can still live a long life when their needs are properly met. One family recently endured the heartbreak of losing a loved one after what they claimed was negligence on the part of the hospital. A jury agreed with them and they won their medical malpractice lawsuit.

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