Posts by Carlton Smith

How to Find a Nursing Home

Three easy steps When you were younger, you may have visited a fruit stand with your grandmother.  If you did, like me, you quickly learned how to pick out certain fruits.  For example, for cantaloupe, you focused on the smell.  For watermelon, you gave them a thump.  For oranges, you gave them a squeeze, and…

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Top Ten Auto Accident

In today’s world, drivers are more distracted than ever.  In the last few years, a significant amount of motor vehicle crashes are due, in whole or in part, to drivers taking their eyes off the road, especially when texting and driving.  The Center for Disease Control lists three major types of distraction:  (i) visual –…

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Will Trusts and Estates (your story)

Wills, Trusts and Estates It is your story, do you want to write the ending? “Till death do you part.”  Well, we have all been to a wedding and heard that vow.  A wedding is a celebration, the embarking on a new chapter of life, so what will happen at the time of death of…

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Nursing Home Injuries

Is the nursing home at fault for my loved one’s injury? You arrive to the nursing home one evening, and your mother has a broken leg.  Whoa, a broken leg?  How did that happen?  Yes, that is unusual and something you should question.  Or, you go and your mother has a large knot on her…

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Say No to Arbitration

Arbitration Say “No” to Nursing Home Arbitration We are always in a rush.  Microwave this, drive there, go here or there next, and ask Amazon to ship us things, so we do not have to go here or there in the first place…it comes to us.  The world has drastically changed in the last couple…

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What’s under the covers

Medical and Nursing Home Injury Identification and Preservation Introduction: Unlike other injuries, those occurring in a medical or nursing home setting may often be reported to you by a non-injured individual or it may be something you see personally.  As a result, you or that individual may need to preserve the evidence available, at that…

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The Caregiving Journey

Caregiving at home may lead to an assisted living or a nursing home stay.Resources for the caregiving journey including taking care of the caregiver It creeps up on you.  No, not some scary monster.  Instead, your duties as a caregiver for a loved one.  As a loved one ages, you may start by helping them…

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