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  • What Is the Definition of a TBI? January 20, 2021
    TBI is an abbreviation for a traumatic brain injury. The most common type of TBI is a concussion, medically referred to as a mild TBI. Traumatic brain injuries encompass a wide range of injuries people suffer after experiencing a direct or indirect trauma to the head. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) define […]
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  • Semi-Truck Accidents January 15, 2021
    In the past several years, the number of semi-truck accidents has increased, with a corresponding rise in semi-truck injuries and fatalities. Semi-trucks, or truck tractors and tractor-trailers, have several characteristics that make accidents far more dangerous than traffic crashes between passenger vehicles. If you have recently suffered injuries in a semi-truck accident, you should consult […]
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  • The Most Common Cause of Collision December 22, 2020
    Have you ever wondered what the most common cause of vehicle collisions are? So has the Insurance Information Institute (III) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which have compiled statistics on the driver behaviors that cause accidents. The most common cause of collisions, hands down, is speeding, which causes more than 16 percent […]
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  • Motorcycle Helmet Laws December 20, 2020
    Motorcycle accidents are dangerous because of the relative vulnerability of motorcyclists compared to occupants of other vehicles. Drivers of cars and trucks are encased in tons of metal and cushions. If they crash, motorcyclists are highly exposed to the impact of other vehicles, the road, and obstacles. South Carolina is a beautiful state, and many […]
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  • Suffering a Brain Injury After a Motorcycle Accident? December 16, 2020
    Riding a motorcycle can be one of the greatest joys in a person’s life. However, this thrill can come with dangerous consequences, especially if you are involved in a motorcycle crash. Motorcycle accidents are considered one of the most devastating accidents on the road, often resulting in catastrophic injuries, debilitating pain, and skyrocketing medical expenses. […]
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  • Latest Arbitration News By Nathan Hughey March 4, 2016
    Attorney Nathan Hughey has handled numerous nursing home and assisted living arbitration matters recently, prevailing in three claims in late 2015 and early 2016.* Arbitration decisions have generally been favorable to Plaintiffs recently, meaning the tide appears to be turning. Four Circuits in 2016 Rule Against Arbitration Requirements By David Seligman In January and February, […]
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  • 5 Million Dollar Assisted Living Verdict November 24, 2015
    DETROIT — An Oakland County jury held an assisted-living facility liable for the death of a 90-year-old dementia-stricken resident after she swallowed dishwasher detergent left in an unsecured cabinet. Lawrence J. Buckfire, co-counsel for the estate, said he was pleased that the jury determined the decedent’s age was not a factor in awarding her estate […]
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  • Researcher Finds Understaffing, Poor Work Conditions Can Lead to Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes November 9, 2015
    Nathan Hughey handles nursing home abuse and neglect cases routinely. Carolyn Pickering is trying to figure out what causes elder abuse in nursing homes. She’s going straight to the source and asking certified nurse aides what they think the problems are. “It’s not one problem per say, but I think if we’ve learned one thing it’s that worker safety […]
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  • SC Nursing Home Citations by Facility October 20, 2015
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  • Are There Different Types Of Alzheimer’s Disease? October 5, 2015
    Interesting Forbes article: Are There Different Types Of Alzheimer’s Disease? Nursing Home Abuse Attorney Nathan Hughey
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