The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has lowered its star ratings for 1 in 11 of the nation’s nursing homes — almost 1,400 of them — due to either inadequate numbers of registered nurses or a failure to provide federally-mandated data that proved they had the required nursing coverage, federal records released in…

Attorney Mike Trentalange secures medical malpractice recovery for couple whose son was born with severe birth defects. July 23, 2018, Tampa, FL – A Tampa, Florida Jury returned a $41.1 million verdict in a medical negligence case tried by Mike Trentalange of Trentalange & Kelley, P.A. The jury found in favor of a Hillsborough County…

You use dozens of products every day. Most of them function properly every time, but sometimes, due to defective or flawed design, manufacturing, labeling, or instructions, they can cause harm or injury. Any product – from a hair dryer to a food product or even a coffee mug – can cause serious injuries. You may…

When thinking about nursing home abuse, your first thought is probably physical abuse or neglect, but financial exploitation is another type of abuse that nursing home residents can experience. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, financial exploitation of the elderly is the most common type of elder abuse, with 5% of older Americans falling…

Florida has over 16 million drivers and every year, more than 200,000 people are injured in a motor vehicle accident. A car accident can happen to anyone at any time. Some crashes are minor, but others result in more extensive injuries. If you are injured because of someone else’s negligence or reckless behavior, you can…

Automobile and motorcycle accidents can be scary, even if the damage to your vehicle or motorcycle is minimal. A racing mind and the stress of the situation can cause you to overlook your injuries. Some injuries may not even present themselves until a few days – or even a few weeks – after the accident….

Slip, trip, and fall accidents are a common cause of injury in the United States. They may not seem like complicated matters – how often have you tripped without any injury? Yet, some slip, trip, and fall accidents can lead to serious injury including broken bones, torn ligaments, or head, neck or spine injuries that…

School days bring congestion: school buses are picking up and dropping off kids, parents are shuffling kids between school and activities, students are rushing to school on bikes and foot, and new drivers are behind the wheel for the first time learning new routes and routines. Now is the time to slow down and pay…

School days bring congestion: school buses are picking up and dropping off kids, parents are shuffling kids between school and activities, students are rushing to school on bikes and foot, and new drivers are behind the wheel for the first time learning new routes and routines. Now is the time to slow down and pay…

Over 3 million elderly Americans live in a nursing home or other long-term care facilities. As the Baby Boomer generation ages, the number of nursing home residents will rise, with as many as 40% of adults entering a nursing home or long-term care facility in their life. While most nursing home residents are well cared…

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