Are IV injuries a risk in nursing homes?

An elderly person who needs support through an intravenous injection (IV) may be dehydrated, require specialized medications or need pain relief. They should receive the support they need to be comfortable as they receive these medications. Sometimes, IV can be compromised. Other times, they are inserted painfully or miss the vein completely. In rare cases, […]

Resident aggression. A hidden danger in Georgia nursing homes

If you believe that nursing home abuse only occurs by caregivers (nurses, doctors, etc.), you are not alone. Most people share this belief, but resident-to-resident violence is a common cause of nursing home injuries and death. Generally, nursing homes protect your elderly loved ones from all forms of abuse. However, resident-to-resident violence can fall through […]

What causes trucks to jackknife, and what can other drivers do?

Numerous design elements make semitrucks significantly different than passenger vehicles. Their overall height and length mean that they have bigger blind spots than other vehicles. Their weight means they take longer to come to a full stop. The separation of the largest part of the vehicle from the cab is also a significant difference. That […]

Have you gathered the right evidence for your car accident case?

A car accident can leave you with serious injuries and property damage. If you have been hurt in a car wreck that was caused by someone else’s reckless actions, you may file a car accident lawsuit against the responsible party. However, to win your lawsuit and receive the compensation you deserve, you need to build […]

Merging in front of a commercial truck can lead to a wreck

Keeping yourself safe on the road means constantly scanning for danger and trying to predict what other drivers will do. Most people try their best to reduce their risk, but sometimes, you may inadvertently put yourself in a dangerous position through your driving practices. For example, if you tend to merge and change lanes aggressively […]