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November 2013 Archives

"Granny cams" on the rise in nursing homes

Having an older and perhaps incapacitated family member who requires long-term care is not an easy situation. There are emotional, financial and medical questions that Pennsylvania relatives who act as caregivers must consider. And, these questions are only made more complicated when nursing homes are involved, especially where there is suspicion of nursing home neglect of the older, ailing individual in need of care.

$12 million settlement in Pennsylvania wrongful death case

Wrongful death lawsuits can be powerful tools in remedying the loss of a loved one. They remind potential defendants just how precious life is and that the law supports significant awards when an individual is tragically killed due to another's negligence.

Pennsylvania wrongful death lawsuit ends with huge settlement

Death is inevitable. But when death comes at the hands of someone acting violently, negligently or irresponsibly, the loss of a loved one becomes even harder to handle. In addition to the emotional pain and suffering that comes with losing a family member, there are financial costs. Funeral costs, loss of income and other bills can quickly add up and create serious financial hardship. Filing a wrongful death lawsuit may be one way to not only hold the responsible parties accountable for their actions, but also to gain the financial security needed to move forward.