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What Are Some Recognizable Signs That Nursing Home Abuse Could Be Occurring?

by Aaron Gartlan

June 1, 2021 | Nursing Home Neglect

If your loved one in the nursing home shows signs of abuse, you should act immediately to ensure their safety and protect their legal rights. Call Gartlan Injury Law for more information. Finding out that your loved one is suffering...

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What Are the Different Types of Nursing Home and Elder Abuse?

by Aaron Gartlan

May 5, 2021 | Nursing Home Neglect

As the population of older adults grows in the United States, so does the problem of elder abuse. According to the National Council on Aging, one in ten elderly Americans aged 60 and above has experienced some form of abuse....

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What Are Signs of Emotional and Psychological Abuse in the Elderly?

by Aaron Gartlan

April 28, 2021 | Nursing Home Neglect

As we grow older, many of us will reach a point where we need to depend on others for care. In time, we may become almost entirely dependent on caregivers for our health and well-being. Unfortunately, this also makes us...

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3M Earplug Bellwether Trial Underway

by Aaron Gartlan

April 27, 2021 | Defective Products

A Florida court is hearing the first lawsuits in one of the nation’s largest ever product liability mass tort cases. More than 200,000 military veterans allege they have suffered hearing loss because the 3M Company knowingly sold defective earplugs to the...

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How Can You Prove That a Nursing Home Is Liable for Neglect in Alabama?

by Aaron Gartlan

April 14, 2021 | Nursing Home Neglect

As we age, we may reach a point where we require around-the-clock assistance for medical care, hygiene, and other daily living tasks. Nursing homes exist to provide such care. Residents depend greatly on the facility and the caretakers who work...

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What Causes Bedsores in Nursing Homes?

by Aaron Gartlan

March 30, 2021 | Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing homes are supposed to offer residents compassion and quality care while giving family members peace of mind that their loved one’s medical needs are being addressed. Unfortunately, for both Alabama nursing home residents and their family members, that isn’t...

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Progress Report on 3M Combat Arms Earplug Claims

by Aaron Gartlan

March 24, 2021 | Workers Compensation

We wanted to provide an update on the status of the 3M Combat Arms Earplug litigation for our clients who have claims. Thousands of personal injury lawsuits are currently pending against the 3M Company for injuries caused by defective earplugs...

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What Is Considered Nursing Home Neglect in Alabama?

by Aaron Gartlan

March 18, 2021 | Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing home abuse doesn’t always involve physical violence. Failure to provide medical care, nutrition, social interactions, and basic hygiene needs can all be considered forms of neglect or abuse. Estimates by the World Health Organization suggest that at least 4.2 percent of...

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What are Pedestrians’ Rights in Alabama?

by Aaron Gartlan

January 27, 2021 | Pedestrian Accidents

People on foot are vulnerable to serious injuries when crossing streets, walking along highways or navigating intersections. Pedestrian accidents happen all too often in Alabama. The frequency of pedestrian accidents could be greatly reduced if drivers were more attentive and...

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Gartlan Injury Law Evaluating Cases of Patients Diagnosed with Vision Loss After Taking Elmiron

by Aaron Gartlan

November 19, 2020 | Defective Products

Medical studies show that some patients prescribed Elmiron to treat bladder pain have experienced vision damage Gartlan Injury Law, a personal injury law firm in Dothan, Alabama, is reviewing cases of people in Alabama who were prescribed the medication Elmiron®...

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