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BEEN IN A SERIOUS CAR ACCIDENT? HERE ARE 5 THINGS TO DO

The Arizona Department of Transportation reports that there were 36,139 traffic crashes resulting in injuries in 2015. Motor vehicle accidents can often leave victims with injuries that require emergency medical attention and may result in lifelong medical problems or disabilities. For example, even a relatively minor wreck could result in broken bones, traumatic brain injuries […]

NURSING HOME NEGLECT AND ABUSE: RECOGNIZING WHEN YOUR LOVED ONE IS IN NEED

As the Boomer Generation gets older, the nursing home population is expected to grow dramatically. While these facilities are designed to meet the medical and social needs of older adults and others who are unable to care for themselves, they often fall short of this goal – sometimes, with devastating results. For many of us, […]

MEDICARE BANS PRE-DISPUTE ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS FOR NURSING HOMES

We have written here before that nursing homes use binding arbitration agreements with nursing home residents to avoid juries seeing some of the horrible abuse and neglect sustained by the elderly and vulnerable. These agreements are usually buried in admission documents and signed before there is ever a problem. Medicare has now stepped up to […]

MKR ESTABLISHES NEW AVIATION LAW IN ARIZONA

Miller just wrapped up the last of a series of claims involving a plane crash that resulted from the aborted takeoff of a US Airways flight. Doug and his co-counsel represented seven claimants in all, and two were travelers from the country of Northern Ireland. In the process, their legal work established new law in […]

TELL NURSING HOMES TO STOP STEALING SENIORS’ RIGHTS

Please help us ensure that America’s seniors living in nursing homes and assisted living facilities don’t have to give up their constitutional rights, by signing an important petition today. There is fine print buried in nursing home admissions contracts requiring arbitration, that is depriving nursing home residents and their families of their rights. The nursing homes, if […]