Many attorneys in LA are aware of the increasing amount of physical, verbal, and financial abuse among California’s older population. These are real battles that the elderly, who already have little or no physical strength, are forced to fight on their own. Financial abuse and neglect are some of the most prevalent forms of abuse.… Continue reading Elder abuse increasing in Los Angeles
Next time you buy your Forever 21 or Ross garments, you may want to think twice before you wear them. Factory workers making these clothes experience terrible conditions at work. We are not talking about China or Mexico here. This is Los Angeles, California. Employees in these factories get paid as little as $4.50 an… Continue reading Workers In LA Factories Experience Sweatshop Conditions
Summer is approaching, bringing with it a lot of recreational opportunities. It’s the perfect time of the year to get out and spend quality time with family and friends. But not everything about the summer is perfect. Those warm getaways are often the cause of many car accidents in Los Angeles. There are more people… Continue reading Car Accidents Tend to Happen More in the Summer
While some brain injuries in California are fatal, the effects can fall anywhere on a scale between life-changing and a mild concussion. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that over 50,000 people die from traumatic brain injuries every year, but TBIs also send more than two million people to the emergency room. Understanding… Continue reading What are the most common causes of brain injury?
You’re getting older, and that means that at some point you may need surgery to replace a joint, like a hip replacement or another type of medical implant. While most medical devices are safe, when one is defective it can put your life at risk. 1. Who recalls medical devices? It’s up to the manufacturer… Continue reading Defective medical devices: A risk for the aging population
The legal concept of the “tort” first developed during the Roman era. The essence of the tort principle can be explained this way: when a party who owes a duty of care harms another person, then the person who was harmed can seek compensation from the party who inflicted the harm. The tort really emerged… Continue reading What types of compensation are possible in a personal injury case?
When your loved one is in a nursing home, you want to make sure they are comfortable and well-taken care of. Unfortunately, many residents become victims of several different types of abuse. At JML Law, we fight for the rights of all clients in North Carolina, especially those who cannot defend themselves. Emotional abuse can… Continue reading Signs of elder abuse you may not notice