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August 2017 Archives

What is wrongful death?

If you have suffered the loss of a loved one due to someone else's negligence, then you may have a wrongful death situation. Wrongful death is when the actions of one person causes the death of another person. At Harvey & Foote Law Firm, we see various wrongful death cases that run through a range of experiences, but one thing they all have in common is how heartbreaking they are. Such deaths could have almost always been prevented.

The Choices That Could Help You Avoid A Nursing Home As You Age

Eating right and exercising are the keys to a healthy lifestyle. Most of us try to stick to these premises in hopes of not just staying in shape in the short term, but to keep our bodies functioning well for the long haul. We want to have a long life and one of quality. No one wants to think about spending the last years of their life suffering, in pain and dealing with the inability to care for yourself.

How to identify nursing home neglect

Many New Mexico residents have had to make the difficult decision to place an aging parent in a nursing home. Finding just the right one may have required a good deal of time and effort. But with horror stories of nursing home abuse and neglect making headlines across the country, there is still the nagging worry that Mom or Dad may not be receiving the care to which they are entitled.

Cyclists and pedestrians at risk of suffering permanent damages

Traumatic brain injuries can be serious conditions that impact the lives of victims in various ways. These injuries can occur in a multitude of accidents, and run the risk of causing permanent damages to the health of an individual. Cyclists and pedestrians in New Mexico and elsewhere might face increased risks of suffering such an injury, especially with less in the way of protective barriers to shield them during an accident.

Family says elder abuse victim's health is deteriorating

Patients who reside in care facilities in New Mexico and across the country often have medical conditions that make it difficult to care for themselves. These patients may also be unable to defend themselves from harm should another party seek to take advantage of and/or abuse them. Elder abuse is a significant issue for many, and a former employee at a nursing home in another state has recently been arrested after she was accused of assaulting a 90-year-old patient.

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