Month: September 2009

Concussion Suffered by University of Florida Quarterback Tim Tebow

The concussion suffered by University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow in Saturday’s game against Kentucky certainly has the sports world talking about the impact of the injury on Florida’s season, but to brain injury lawyers like me, the real issue should be proper education of medical personnel involved in high school and collegiate athletics.  Thankfully …

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Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk 2009

Members of HensonFuerst will be joining others in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease during the Memory Walk on October 3. As an event sponsor, the law firm will help raise awareness and funds to battle this disease, which affects more than 5 million people in the United States. Read more.

Nursing Home Residents and the Vulnerable, Lonely Feeling they Experience

A recent article in the New York Times highlights the vulnerable and lonely feeling experienced by many nursing home residents who do not want to be in a facility, but have no choice.  Such a plight serves to remind all of us being that alone and completely vulnerable to your caregivers is bad enough, but …

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The Effect of Nursing Aide Turnover on Nursing Home Resident Outcomes

The link between poor care and understaffing at nursing homes has long been established – study after study, including one by the Institute of Medicine, show that insufficient numbers of nurse aides and qualified nurses lead to bad outcomes, yet our nursing homes remain critically understaffed – and patients suffer needless injury and death as …

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GOVERNOR’S HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM AWARDS MORE THAN $9 MILLION IN HIGHWAY SAFETY GRANTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2009 Contact: Beth Horner, Communications Officer, Governor’s Highway Safety Program Phone (919) 733-3083 GOVERNOR’S HIGHWAY SAFETY PROGRAM AWARDS MORE THAN $9 MILLION IN HIGHWAY SAFETY GRANTS RALEIGH — The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program announced today that it has approved more than $9 million in highway safety grants for the …

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Putman vs. Wenatchee Medical Center

The Washington State Supreme Court rendered a decision recently that will significantly improve the ability of someone in that state who is abused or neglected in a nursing home to hold the facility operators accountable for the abuse.  In Putman vs. Wenatchee Medical Center, the Court struck down and held unconstitutional the rule requiring a …

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company Rented and Sold Cars Without Air Bags

It has been recently reported in the Kansas City Star that Enterprise Rent-A-Car company ordered a fleet of approximately 66,000 Chevy Impalas without side impact airbags, for vehicles manufactured between 2006 and 2008.  Despite the fact that these important life saving devices come as standard equipment, the rental car company special ordered the vehicles without …

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