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September 2015 Archives

Device may help to detect serious injury to the brain

About three million people in the United States suffer concussions each year, many of whom live in New Mexico. A concussion, which is a type of traumatic brain injury, can occur after a person experiences a sudden blow to the head or body. This type of serious injury may cause physical and emotional problems. Determining whether someone has a concussion can be difficult, but a potentially promising device has been developed with the goal of eliminating the guesswork.

Nursing home neglect blamed for the deaths of 2 men

Nursing home neglect in New Mexico can result in serious -- and sometimes fatal -- injuries to a resident of the facility. Two families in an out-of-state case are suing a health care company, alleging wrongful death due to nursing home neglect. The lawsuits were filed after two men passed away in the facility this year.

Nursing home neglect claim filed after woman's death

Whether in New Mexico or elsewhere, the neglect of a patient by nursing home staff can, unfortunately, be fatal. This reportedly occurred in a recent out-of-state case involving a woman who is said to have been poorly treated by medical staff. The alleged nursing home neglect is said to have led to her death.

Nursing home neglect suit filed following resident's death

The death of a nursing home resident in New Mexico can easily occur if the nursing staff breach the standard of care in these facilities. One woman in a different state recently lost her life due to the alleged negligence of the staff at a nursing home in which she was living. The nursing home and the home's financial backers have thus been sued for nursing home neglect.

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