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Signs of Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Nursing Home Abuse

Making the decision to trust the care of an aging loved one to another is an extremely difficult decision. To add to your stress, you hear news stories about the poor treatment of our elderly in nursing homes, ranging from financial exploitation, physical, emotional, and sexual abuse to basic neglect. How do you avoid potential nursing home abuse, ensuring your elderly loved one is safe?

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Discovery Motion Granted on Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Replacement Cases

hip implant recall

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Contact the attorneys at Nash & Franciskato if you have any one of the following defective metal-on-metal hip replacement systems: Biomet Magnum, DePuy ASR, DePuy Pinnacle, Stryker Rejuvenate, Stryker Accolade with TMZF Stem, Wright Medical Conserve, Wright Medical Pro-Femur Z, Zimmer Durom or Zimmer MMC.

One of our attorneys will contact you right away for a free, no-obligation evaluation of your case.

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MDL Established: Johnson & Johnson / Ethicon Power Morcellator Cancer Lawsuits

In an October 15, 2015 Order, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) decided to consolidate 15 federally filed power morcellator lawsuits for coordinated pretrial proceedings, transferring the cases to the District of Kansas under the Honorable Kathryn H. Vratil.

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Texting and Driving Kills

Texting and Driving Lawsuit

In 2013, 3,154 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents involving distracted drivers and 424,000 were injured. While distracted driving involves many activities, tasks associated with the use of hand-held phones and other portable devices – texting and driving, for instance – increases the risk of getting into a crash by three times.

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Brian S. Franciskato Named Super Lawyer Again in 2015

Brian Franciskato SuperLawyer

The Nash & Franciskato Law Firm congratulates Brian S. Franciskato for making the 2015 Super Lawyer list, making it the 8th year in a row.

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10 Halloween Safety Tips for Your Goblins & Ghouls

Halloween Safety

Halloween is a fun, exciting, and spooky time for the kids. We want to keep it fun for all by passing along some of the best Halloween safety tips.

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FDA Recall: MicroPort Orthopedics PROFEMUR Modular Neck Hip Implant

hip replacement

The FDA announced a Class I Recall – the most serious type of recall – on yet another hip implant device. According to the FDA alert, MicroPort Orthopedics received “reports of an unexpected rate of fractures after surgery related to” its PROFEMUR Long Cobalt Chrome 8 Degree Varus/Valgus Modular Neck, Part 1254.

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Missouri IVC Filter Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against C.R. Bard

IVC Filter Embolism

On September 28, 2015, a wrongful death lawsuit, filed by a St. Louis woman against C.R. Bard, alleges that her husband’s death was due to complications with a Bard G2 IVC filter.

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Semi-truck Accident Closes I-70 in Kansas City

semi-truck accident

Were you on I-70 yesterday during rush hour? Those that were got stuck in heavy traffic after a semi-truck overturned and lost its load shutting down the east bound lanes.

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Slips, Trips and Falls: The Aftereffects

slip and fall accident xray

Slip, trip and fall accidents often result in minor injuries – bruises, tenderness, a sprained wrist, some scrapes, cuts, and a bruised ego. We laugh to cover up our embarrassment and move on.

However, slip and fall accidents account for over 1 million hospital emergency room visits each year, some of which result in much more serious injuries.

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