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Nursing Home Residents Granted Right to Sue

A major change is coming to the way nursing homes and their residents negotiate contracts. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that all long-term care facilities that receive any compensation from Medicaid and/or Medicare will be barred from imposing mandatory, pre-dispute, binding arbitration clauses in residency... Read more »

NHTSA Report: Traffic Deaths Climb in 2015

Traffic deaths are on the rise; according to a government report, 2015 saw roughly a 7.7% increase in traffic fatalities over 2014, with an estimated 35,200 traffic-related deaths for the year. The numbers come from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) newly-released early estimate of 2015 motor vehicle traffic... Read more »

Summer Months Bring Injury Risks

Long awaited and much cherished, the arrival of summer is something most everyone welcomes with glee. Days of boots and heavy coats have finally given way to carefree living in shorts and sandals, and everyone seems ready to enjoy the outdoors. While there is no doubt about the sense of... Read more »