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Do I qualify for Social Security Disability

Posted by Jeffrey A. Childers | Dec 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

When can I apply for the Social Security Disability? When should I apply? What is the likelihood that I will be found disabled? Do I really need an attorney or legal representative?  I get these questions frequently from prospective clients.  My next three blog entries will address these and othe...

How far can you go to protect your property?

Posted by Jeffrey A. Childers | Dec 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is a fine line between protecting your property and wrongful death.  Where does the law draw the line? In Georgia, we take property rights pretty darn seriously.  Of course, the value of property rights aren't something that originated in the south.  One must only look to the T...

What Lawyers say about Insurance Coverage

Posted by Jeffrey A. Childers | Dec 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

How much insurance coverage do you really need?  We recommend that all our client periodically review their automobile policies. Some guidelines to consider when talking to your agent are: Liability Coverage:  Obtain the required liability coverage; $25,000 per person/$50,000 per accident is ...

Pressure Sores Can Be a Preventable Risk

Posted by Samuel C. Rumph | Nov 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

In our last article, we looked at some alarming U.S. statistics regarding deficiencies noted in the care of residents in a nursing home environment. While there are many issues that can arise involving unsatisfactory patient care, one that is becoming increasingly prevalent is the development of ...

How Safe are Nursing Homes?

Posted by Samuel C. Rumph | Nov 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services conducted studies from 2005 to 2007 on nursing homes and found that over 91% of nursing homes surveyed were cited for deficiencies. The most common categories included quality of care, quality of life, and resident assessment.  In being watchful f...

Nursing Home Warning Signs

Posted by Samuel C. Rumph | Nov 09, 2015 | 0 Comments

This purpose of this post is to write briefly on how you can become your loved one's best healthcare advocate in a nursing home environment. Despite good steps taken by you in ensuring placement in a good quality nursing home or assisted living facility, unfortunately it does not mean that your l...

Help Selecting a Nursing Home

Posted by Samuel C. Rumph | Nov 03, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you have made the decision that your loved one needs to be placed in a nursing home, choosing the right facility may seem like an overwhelming task, but it does not have to be, especially if it is taken in small segments. A good place to start is by doing some research into the various types ...

Does My Loved One Need a Nursing Home?

Posted by Samuel C. Rumph | Oct 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Does My Loved One Need a Nursing Home? The decision to place your loved one in a nursing home may be one of the most difficult decisions you ever have to make.  However, good communications with your loved one(s) about why this may be beneficial and your understanding of available options will m...

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