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What is a bed sore, and when is it a sign of neglect?

There are many types of neglect that can occur in a nursing home setting, but one of the easiest to prevent and oftentimes visually unsettling forms of neglect comes in the form of bed or pressure sores. A bed sore is an injury that can affect everything from the skin to the bone of a person. Bed sores occur when there is constant pressure applied to an area of the body which not only bruises the skin, can also but lower or cut off blood circulation.

Bullet ricochet injures one, kills another

Firearms, regardless of whether or not they are legal, are extremely dangerous. Of course, not all firearms are involved in horrific accidents. There are a large number of sporting activities that involved guns and, for the most part, are participated in safely and without incident. However, the weapons' inherent danger unfortunately can present itself with terrible consequences, as a recent fatal accident shows.

Late night truck accident claims the lives of four

Not every vehicle in Rome, Georgia, is made the same. Motorcycles are light, fast, sexy and can be incredible dangerous in an accident, due to the lack of protection for its rider. Cars are the standard for most people, and, although they come in many sizes and shapes, they offer a wide variety of safety features for the occupants. While normally offering the same safety features as their smaller counterparts, SUV's and trucks have an added advantage of size and weight. One of the largest, and in many people's opinion the most dominate vehicle on the road, is the semi-truck tractor trailer. The sheer size and weight of a semi-truck can have devastating effects on any vehicle caught in an accident with it.

Georgia parents sue school after teenager's mysterious death

No criminal justice system is perfect. In the United States there are many individuals who remain free despite having committed a crime. Sometimes this is due to them or their crime not being discovered and other times there just isn't enough evidence to get a criminal conviction. The thought that the perpetrator of a crime may escape without penalty can leave victims and their loved ones with a sense of hopelessness and injustice. For some, a civil lawsuit may be able to fill the legal void left by the criminal justice system when it fails.

Police officer injured in car accident responding to call

A car accident in Rome, Georgia can happen to anyone at any time including those in positions of responsibility like police officers. They can occur for a multitude of reasons including negligence, recklessness and a drunk driver. When a person is injured in an auto accident, there is the chance that there will be significant medical expenses and other issues that will affect their lives and the lives of their families.

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