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June 2015 Archives

Fighting against assisted living abuse in New Mexico

The baby boomer generation is entering their retirement years and many of them will one day be placed in New Mexico nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Indeed, the average American's life expectancy will soon increase from 79 to 80 years of age, meaning that nursing homes and assisted living facilities will be even bigger businesses in the coming years. Those who are residents of nursing homes, and those who have family members in nursing homes, will have to be all the more diligent to watch for and prevent instances of assisted living abuse.

Catastrophic injury: Third- and fourth-degree burns

Burn injuries range in severity from first-degree to fourth-degree burns. Third- and fourth-degree burns are the worst kinds of burns from which a New Mexico resident can suffer. Every time the Harvey & Foote Law Firm encounters a burn case involving such a catastrophic injury, they know that it is important to ensure that the victim receives proper medical care and has a complete evaluation of the extent and cause of his or her injuries.

After a serious injury, check for signs of TBI

Hospitals in New Mexico treat numerous individuals for TBI (traumatic brain injury) every single year. These injuries can be serious and debilitating and they sometimes result in death. However, what is most important to note is the fact that many brain injuries go unnoticed by doctors after an accident, and this can make a serious injury even worse. 

2 officers accused after New Mexico inmate suffers serious injury

Two officers will be prosecuted in New Mexico for the beating of a man who was detained by the Las Cruces Police Department. The man suffered serious injury after the officers allegedly beat him in his jail cell. The Dona Ana County District Attorney and New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas are prosecuting the case.

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