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Sexual assault is a damaging crime, and survivors may experience long-term side effects. Family and friends may not know what to say to support someone who has suffered sexual abuse. You may need to be extra patient and understanding with victims. In addition, survivors of rape and sexual trauma may experience mental health issues and...
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Recovering from rape or sexual drama is a process and may take some time. In addition, you may experience some mental health issues and need help with coping strategies.  The Definition of Sexual Assault Sexual violence is unfortunately very common in the U.S. The CDC states that 1 in 5 women is a victim of...
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The holidays are filled with laughter, family, and fun, but it can also be one of the most dangerous times of the year. Some Common Personal Injuries During the Holidays Although most of us feel a sense of excitement around the holidays, we may also feel stressed, rushed, and overwhelmed. These things can lead to...
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If you are injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, a personal injury lawyer can help you in a variety of ways. First, their main goal will be to get you the compensation you deserve for your suffering. Most personal injury lawyers don’t require payment upfront; they take a fee out of the...
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You might decide to handle a simple case of personal injury on your own, but with a more complex issue, you might need an attorney to help you avoid any missteps that could lead to the dismissal of your case. Here is how to hire a personal injury lawyer to help you. 1. What Type...
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Did you know that passenger cars cause a large percentage of accidents involving large commercial trucks? Many people don’t know how to navigate around semi-trucks and other large vehicles safely. Because of this, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) started a program called “Share the Road” to educate drivers about the limitations of large vehicles and...
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Texting while driving is one of the worst distracted driving issues, and Florida is second in leading the nation in distracted driving citations. Just four years ago, Florida saw 50,000 accidents because of distracted driving. Therefore, in late 2019, Florida passed a new law, making texting and driving a primary offense.  The New Law and...
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Understaffing in nursing homes is one of the major causes of elder abuse and neglect. Experts estimate approximately 90-95% of nursing homes are not staffed adequately to care for their resident population. Why are Nursing Homes Understaffed? Although there are various reasons why nursing homes may be understaffed, the most prevalent is money. The cost...
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Bedsores are often a sign of elder abuse or nursing home neglect. They are preventable, and therefore, they do indicate a lack of proper care and treatment. If your loved one develops bedsores, it is time to ask some questions and dig deeper to find out more. Signs of Bedsores Bedsores, also called pressure ulcers...
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Nursing home abuse is far too common these days. Often, the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home or care facility is difficult and we do so to ensure they receive a high level of quality care that we cannot provide. If your loved one is not being treated well or you...
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