Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

When it comes to the care of our elderly family members, we want to make sure they are well taken care of. Oftentimes, that may mean moving them to a nursing home or assisted living facility.

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Rights of Nursing Home Residents

Rights of Nursing Home Residents

It’s never an easy decision to put a loved one in a nursing home or other assisted living facility. You want to make sure your elderly parent, grandparent or other loved one receives the best care possible.

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Tips for Teen Drivers: The Statistics

Tips for Teen Drivers: The Statistics

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens.

“In 2016, 2,433 teens in the United States ages 16–19 were killed and 292,742 were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. That means that six teens ages 16–19 died every day due to motor vehicle crashes and hundreds more were injured.”

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Tips for Teen Drivers: Can You Spot a Drunk Driver?

Tips for Teen Drivers: Can You Spot a Drunk Driver?

The warm weather means BBQs, swim parties and many other fun activities and celebrations, often involving alcoholic beverages … leading to inebriated drivers on our Kansas City roadways.

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Safe Biking & Driving Practices

Safe Biking & Driving Practices

Biking is a popular activity in many areas, especially the Kansas City area. More and more people are riding bikes rather than driving as well as for exercise or just the sheer enjoyment.

From 2000 to 2012 there was a 64% increase in cyclists traveling to work, according to the NHTSA.

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Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

Warmer weather is always a draw for those who love to ride motorcycles. And, of course, driving a car and driving a motorcycle requires different skills and knowledge. As a driver, what do you need to know about sharing the road with motorcyclists?

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Zimmer Ordered to Pay $2 Million in Hip Implant Case

Zimmer Ordered to Pay $2 Million in Hip Implant Case

In a March 31, 2017 ruling, Zimmer was ordered to pay more than $2 million to a New Mexico man for a defective hip implant with an “unreasonably dangerous design.”

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Motor Vehicle Accidents: The Statistics

Motor Vehicle Accidents: The Statistics

In 2016, 3.2 trillion miles were driven on U.S. roads. Is it any wonder that, on average, each year there are 6,000,000 motor vehicle accidents occurring?

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Lawsuit Update: Proton Pump Inhibitor Heartburn Meds, Kidney Damage

Lawsuit Update: Proton Pump Inhibitor Heartburn Meds, Kidney Damage

A growing number of Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of PPI medications. Plaintiffs allege that as a result of taking a PPI for gastric acid-related conditions, they have been diagnosed with kidney injuries including Acute Interstitial Nephritis (AIN), chronic kidney disease and renal failure.

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Xarelto Lawsuit Update: First Bellwether Trial to Begin in April

Xarelto Lawsuit Update: First Bellwether Trial to Begin in April

Originally scheduled to start in February, the first Bellwether trial for the blood thinner, Xarelto, will now begin on April 24, 2017 in the Eastern District of Louisiana.

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