Residents in nursing homes are generally vulnerable people, and their well-being relies on the care that is demonstrated from staff. Staff not only have a duty to provide for the residents' most basic needs such as food, hygiene and medication, but they should also provide for their emotional needs too. Residents of nursing homes can often feel distressed or confused, and therefore, it is the duty of staff to comfort them appropriately in times of need.
Medical malpractice is every patient's worst nightmare. Perhaps you have heard that medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States. You're nervous even to set foot in a hospital. This is a place where your health should be in the best possible hands, but does it actually put you in danger?
Being involved in a car accident can be a very traumatic event, both physically and mentally. It can result in serious injuries that can be difficult to make a full recovery from, and may also mean that you never look at the act of driving in the same way again.
As a pedestrian or cyclist, you are more vulnerable than drivers on the road. Therefore, all drivers have the responsibility to exercise appropriate care in order to avoid any possible dangers. If you have been hit by a car as a pedestrian or a cyclist, you will know that it can be a traumatic experience, and you may even ask yourself whether you were to blame for the incident.
A pickup truck crashed into a trailer carrying several Jasper County residents enjoying a hayride the evening of Saturday, Oct. 28. The accident happened just before 8:00 p.m. along Tarboro Road.
Injuries due to dog bites can be a serious problem because they occasionally lead to serious injuries, lost time at work and emotional trauma. In rare cases, they can lead to death. It's important that the government issues penalties toward those that enable dog bites to happen in order to prevent further cases and to provide a form of compensation and damages to those who were affected.
Trespassing is a very broad term used in the legal world for the act of being on a property or land without express consent of the land owner. This could range from breaking and entering into a home, to being on private land while walking without knowing that it was not a public pathway.