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Signs of Nursing Home Negligence & Abuse

As we get older, there may come a time when our loved ones may need more care than we can give and they may need to go into a nursing home facility for long-term care. We put our loved one there trusting that the facility’s staff is competent, accountable, and caring. However, elder abuse and nursing home neglect can occur. At McMahon, Kublick & Smith we would like to take a moment to help you understand...

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Slip and Fall Accident Injuries

One personal injury type case is called ‘slip and fall.’ It usually occurs when a business owner is negligent in maintaining their property. Whether it be because of a substance on the floor where people walk that is only temporarily, or it could be something more permanent like severe cracks in a walkway or sidewalk. If a tenant or visitor to the business suffers a serious or life-changing injury, the property owner or management company...

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Five Objections To Hiring A Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyer

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Objections to Hiring a Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyer Answered When you are involved in an accident, suddenly there are a lot of things to worry about. There is the loss of your automobile, bills, ongoing medical treatment, and more. It is always best to get sound legal advice but you should feel 100% comfortable hiring an attorney. We asked our own clients to tell us what objections they had before they hired us to represent them....

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Can Backup Cameras Prevent Car Crashes?

Do Car Backup Cameras Make a Difference? Today car backup cameras are on many cars that are on the streets everyday. They assist with pulling out of parking spots more safe and easy. It is believed that these devices can prevent car accidents, however research has shown that accidents with passenger cars and commercial trucks that have backup cameras still happen (all too frequently). According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as of May 2018...

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Why Healthcare Workers Face Higher Injury Risks

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Have you ever wondered why healthcare workers face higher injury risks? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the healthcare industry employs more than 18 million workers in the US. Out of these workers, over 80% of them are women. The healthcare industry is a very important job in our society and with that those that work in healthcare also face a higher risk of non-fatal injury and illnesses compared to other...

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Neurological Issues From a Car Accident

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Head Injuries and Car Accidents in Syracuse Minor accidents can still jerk you around enough to cause neurological issues from a car accident. This often can also be serious enough that you can suffer debilitating effects. There are various types of neurological issues that can be caused from an accident. There is also three ways nerves can get seriously damaged which are: stretching, pressure, and severing of the nerve. Several ways a car accident can cause...

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Personal Injury Cases: How Does the Process Work?

One of the biggest questions people have when it comes to Personal Injury Cases is "How does the Process Work? You may have some questions if you have been injured in an accident about what happens next. Often people ask themselves, “is my case worth anything?” “Could it go to trial?” “I’m not familiar with the legal process so who should I get help from with my claim?” We want to let you know that you are...

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Rental Car Insurance: To Buy or Not to Buy

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Rental Car Insurance: What You Need to Know. With summer right around the corner and gas prices at a continuing affordable level, there is a good chance you may find yourself looking to rent a car to go on weekend getaway (not to mention a business trip). There is also a question you may have and that is whether or not you should buy rental car insurance that is offered from the rental car company. Do...

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Medical Malpractice: What is Informed Consent?

Informed Consent: What Is It & Why Does It Matter? Let’s say a medical treatment has been suggested to you. What does your doctor actually have to inform you about with regard to that medical treatment? As a patient you have the right to make informed decisions on any medical procedures done to your body that is recommended to you. It is important to know that a doctor should always disclose all material risks that...

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