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Florida The Worst State for Pedestrian Safety

An article earlier this year in the Miami Herald outlined just how dangerous it is for pedestrians in Florida. Per the article, "nine of the 20 deadliest U.S. cities for pedestrians are in Florida, with Orlando ranked as least safe and the Miami-Fort Lauderdale – West Palm Beach metropolis ranked No. 14 in the 2019 [...]

Can Staffing Issues Lead to Increases In Florida Nursing Home Abuse Cases?

Nearly 1.5 million resident live in skilled nursing facilities across the country. In Florida, we have about 71,000 residents live in nursing homes and assisted living centers. It's sad to say, but a common theme among Florida nursing homes (as well as many others across the country) is that these facilities often face issues related [...]

Taunting by Nursing Home Aides Leaves Dementia Patient Traumatized

Another case of abuse of a nursing home patient surfaced this week. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com In Glenview, IL, two nursing aides at the Abington of Glenview nursing home apparently mocked a 91 year old patient by repeatedly presenting the woman with a gown that she is known not to have liked or [...]

Jacksonville Newspaper: Florida Must Do More To Prevent Elder Abuse

An opinion piece posted two weeks ago in the Jacksonville Time-Union in Jacksonville, Florida suggests the state needs to do a much better job of regulating it's nursing homes on behalf of its citizens. The article references a federal report issued by the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Per [...]

Jacksonville Nursing Home Workers Accused of Abusing 85 Year Old Patient

Terrible nursing home news from Jacksonville, Florida – Local news reports say 2 nursing home workers were arrested after they were accused of abusing an 85 year old patient at the Macclenny Nursing and Rehab Center. From News4Jax.com: "The surveillance video shows Rikki Davis, 21, and Trestany Wilkerson, 20, forcefully push the woman onto a [...]

Are Florida Nursing Homes Dangerous?

"A relative handful of providers are delivering poor, even dangerous, care that is being hidden from consumers." This is a direct quote from a Forbes.com article published on July 12 and written by senior contributor Howard Gleckman. It relays some eye-opening news, especially for those people living in nursing homes and their family members. This [...]

Have You Seen Signs of Neglect in a Gainesville Nursing Home?

Have you noticed signs that your spouse or mom or dad isn’t getting the care they need? And that the lack of care has resulted in physical and emotional injuries? If you suspect that your elderly loved one is being mistreated, neglected or abused, you should contact a Gainesville, Florida nursing home attorney immediately. The [...]

Ford F-150 Owners Continue to Wonder About Dashboard Warping Problem

We receive a number of inquiries from Ford F-150 owners from across the country each month who continue to experience dashboard warping and splitting issues. This is an issue that's been going on since 2015 and it doesn't seem like there is a real solution being provided by Ford dealers or Ford Motor Company. People [...]