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Blog Posts in March, 2014

  • Telephone Tax Scam Targeting Seniors

    As tax day approaches, criminals posing as IRS agents are taking to the phones to try to scam senior citizens out of their retirement money. Elder law attorneys at Pintas & Mullins detail how the ...
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  • The Six Worst Nursing Home Facilities in California

    There are about 1,300 long-term care nursing facilities in California, where over 300,000 residents are cared for. Unfortunately, most nursing homes are run by for-profit corporations, which aim to ...
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  • How to Treat and Prevent Sepsis in Nursing Home Residents

    Sepsis, or serious infection of the blood, is one of the top reasons nursing home residents are sent to hospitals. Septic shock among the elderly results in death about 20% of the time, costing grave ...
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  • The Elderly in the ER

    Our team of nursing home negligence lawyers recently wrote on the alarmingly high rate of elder injury from medical care ( one third of nursing home residents are injured by medical errors). ...
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  • One-in-Three Nursing Home Residents Injured During Treatment

    Medicare recently published a troubling study that found that one third of nursing home residents are injured during the course of their treatment through medical errors. Researchers also found that ...
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