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Things to consider when choosing a rehabilitation center

Hearing that a loved one has been in an accident is difficult. Learning that the person is paralyzed or has other limitations because of a spinal cord injury turns a difficult situation into a tragic one. You may need to help your loved one find a rehabilitation center that will help him or her learn to adapt to the injury and re-learn certain life skills.

The severity of brain injuries varies considerably

Various types of accidents can lead to a brain injury. Whether you were struck in the head by a falling object, involved in a slip-and-fall accident, struck by a vehicle or in any other accident, you should be aware of some basic points regarding brain injuries so you can keep an eye out for possible symptoms.

When medical professionals breach the accepted standard of care

By law and by professional oath, physicians have a duty to provide competent medical advice and treatment. A mistake or lapse can be fatal or life-changing. In a medical malpractice lawsuit, doctors are not judged by whether they are perfect. They are judged by whether they deviated from the “standard of care” owed to the patient.

Nursing home abuse and neglect can't be ignored

Having a loved one who is in a nursing home means that your loved one is trusting that the staff members will do what they need to help with every aspect of their care. Many nursing home employees are in the business because they truly care about the residents. However, there are some employees who are all about the money.

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