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Sarasota Injury Law Blog

The Sarasota accident attorneys at Mallard Law Firm are dedicated to educating victims of serious injuries in Florida about their legal rights. Visit our blog often and subscribe for the most up-to-date information for Florida accident victims.


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4/7/2015
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Survivor Rights Following a Nursing Home Wrongful Death

Find out about the rights of surviving family members following a nursing home wrongful death and what type of claim you may be entitled to pursue.

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2/18/2015
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Finding a Five-Star Nursing Home in Sarasota

If you are trying to find the best nursing home in Florida, learn how to locate a five-star nursing home with helpful information here.

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1/25/2015
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Common Reasons Nursing Home Residents Suffer Broken Bones

If your loved one suffered a broken bone in a nursing home, read this blog to find out what might have been the underlying cause.

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11/15/2014
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Manipulation of Nursing Home Patients

Nursing home abuse claims can often be very tricky, because your loved one may insist that they are not being abused—why is this?

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10/17/2014
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Some Nursing Homes Still Not Equipped With Sprinkler Systems

Fires have long been a threat to nursing homes. Yet, despite nationwide efforts to install sprinkler systems, many facilities are still noncompliant.

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9/21/2014
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Negligent Feeding in Nursing Homes May Lead to Infections

When nursing home workers rush a patient’s feeding or are negligent in feeding residents, patients may suffer unnecessary infections. Learn more here.

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8/23/2014
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What Can Happen When Nursing Home Medication Errors Occur?

Find out what some of the serious consequences of nursing home medication errors are and why they continue to occur in Florida nursing homes.

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8/2/2014
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Common Causes of Bone Fractures in Nursing Homes

Find out why elderly nursing home residents often suffer from bone fractures. Read more about this list of causes and examples, here.

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7/26/2014
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Nursing Home Falls: The Result of Nursing Home Neglect

Many falls at nursing homes are the result of neglect. Learn how nursing home neglect is linked to fall-related injuries among elderly patients.

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7/4/2014
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Hip Fracture Complications for Nursing Home Patients

When a nursing home resident breaks a hip, it is a serious medical issue. Find out just how serious broken hips are to elderly individuals.

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6/29/2014
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Septic Shock in Nursing Homes

When a nursing home resident suffers sepsis, it can be life-threatening and result in serious consequences. Find out more about it here.

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6/8/2014
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Was Your Elderly Loved One Injured in a Hoyer Lift Accident?

Hoyer lifts are often used at nursing homes to transfer residents from one area to another. When not done right, patients can fall and suffer serious injuries.

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2/24/2014
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Nursing Home Neglect Includes Contractures and Bed Sores

Does your loved one have stiffened joints and bed sores? He or she may be a victim of nursing home neglect and abuse. Learn more here.

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1/24/2014
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Nursing Home Abuse or Caretaker Mistake?

When your loved one suffers at the hands of a nursing home worker, how do you know if it was abuse or a mistake? Here’s what you need to know.

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12/29/2013
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Uncovering Nursing Home Neglect in Florida

Do suspect your loved one isn’t being properly cared for in a Florida nursing home? Find out the different types of nursing home neglect to watch out for.

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12/28/2013
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Can You Sue for Nursing Home Medical Neglect in Florida?

Did your elderly mother or father suffer due to medical neglect at a nursing home in Sarasota? If so, find out about your rights here.

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10/6/2013
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What Happens After Your Loved One Endures Sarasota Nursing Home Abuse?

When elderly parents or grandparents endure nursing home abuse in Sarasota, families need to know how to help and what to expect after the abuse.

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10/2/2013
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Understaffing Can Lead to Overdosing & Florida Nursing Home Abuse

Understaffing Can Lead to Overdosing & Florida Nursing Home Abuse

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9/13/2013
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4 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer’s Nursing Home Abuse in Sarasota

Those suffering from Alzheimer’s are often abused in Florida nursing homes. A Sarasota nursing home abuse attorney has 4 tips to prevent it from occurring.

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8/2/2013
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Sarasota Attorney Discusses Nursing Home Abuse Caught on Tape

Find out if video tapes can be placed in nursing homes to capture neglect and mistreatment from a Sarasota nursing home abuse attorney.

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7/24/2013
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3 Reasons Why Florida Nursing Home Abuse Goes Underreported

Find out here why nursing home abuse in Florida and nationwide is often underreported from a Sarasota nursing home abuse attorney.

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4/25/2013
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What Happens to Nursing Home Abusers in Florida?

After your loved one suffers Florida nursing-home abuse, find out what happens to nursing homes and the abusers here from a Sarasota nursing-home-abuse lawyer.

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3/25/2013
Damian Mallard, Esq.
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Changes for Florida’s Nursing Home Ombudsmen

A Sarasota nursing-home-abuse attorney reports on an apparent and alarming policy change for Florida’s nursing home ombudsmen program.

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2/22/2013
Damian Mallard, Esq.
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Why Is Nursing Home Abuse in Sarasota Underreported?

Find out why Florida nursing home abuse is often underreported here from a caring Sarasota nursing home abuse attorney.

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2/4/2013
Damian Mallard, Esq.
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Know How to Spot Sexual Abuse in a Florida Nursing Home?

Find out more about sexual abuse in Florida nursing homes to learn how to spot it and call a Sarasota elder abuse attorney for help.

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