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Tips for Nursing Home Admission Agreements

Would you like a few tips about Nursing Home Admission Agreements?

Medicare Beneficiaries Discuss Options for Care at the End of Life with Their Health Care Providers

Medicare beneficiaries may now discuss options for end-of-life care with their health care providers. Beneficiaries of course were already free to talk about advance care planning with their doctors or other qualified health professionals. However, practitioners were only reimbursed for such discussions during a patient’s “Welcome to Medicare” visit, a time when the topic may not seem very relevant. As of January 1, 2016, Medicare will pay physicians for speaking at any time with Medicare beneficiaries and their families about different options for care and treatment at the end of life.

Dispute Between Brothers Demonstrates Need to Plan for Long Term Care

A recent New Jersey appeals court case demonstrates how important it is for families to come up with a long term care plan before an emergency happens. The case involves two brothers who got into a fight over whether to place their mother in a nursing home. Sadly, this dispute resulted in one brother filing a restraining order against the other.

Difficult Assets in Estates or Guardianships

Oftentimes when I am assisting a family in estates or with guardianships I often find that the decedent/incapacitated person owned unique or troublesome assets.

Class Action Suit Filed After Invasive Student Searches

A blog post about students in Georgia suing their school district after invasive searches of their persons and belongings.

Constitutionality of DUI Checkpoints/Road Blocks in Connecticut

A blog post about DUI checkpoints in Connecticut and your rights surrounding them

What Are Third-Party Claims in Construction Site Accidents

As a construction site worker, you know the importance of safety on the job. And according to regulations determined by OSHA, numerous inspection procedures and safety practices are supposed to be upheld on construction sites at all times to ensure the safety of the workers.

Bedsores Caused by Nursing Home Neglect

Bedsores Caused by Nursing Home Neglect

Investigation Finds Serious Nursing Home Abuse is Underreported

Investigation Finds Serious Nursing Home Abuse is Underreported

What is an NFA Gun Trust

NFA Firearms are guns and other items regulated by the NFA.. Many people mistakenly refer to them as “Class 3” firearms or weapons. The NFA regulates the sale, use, possession, and transfer of machine guns, short-barreled shotguns and rifles, silencers, destructive devices, and AOWs.

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