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Understanding The Risk Of Bone Fractures In Nursing Homes

By Brezina Law |

Nursing homes should be safe and happy places of care for our elderly loved ones. We count on these facilities to provide skilled care that our family members depend on to get well and stay well as they live out their golden years. However, injuries happen more often than most would expect, and many… Read More »

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Busting Four Of The Most Common Nursing Home Abuse Myths

By Brezina Law |

Sadly, nursing home abuse is much more common than many people think. Thousands of residents are harmed every year throughout the country, and many of them are right here in Knoxville. Nursing home abuse is also largely misunderstood, which can make it more difficult to detect, or know what to do once you suspect… Read More »

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Does Tennessee Law Cap Compensation In Medical Malpractice Cases?

By Brezina Law |

When you visit a doctor’s office, hospital, or other healthcare facility, you expect to receive the highest quality of care to treat your injury or illness. Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals, though, are human and can make mistakes just like anyone else. When a healthcare professional acts negligently and does not provide the… Read More »

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Who Is At Fault For A Rear-End Car Accident?

By Brezina Law |

Rear-end car accidents are some of the most common types of collisions on the road. However, that does not mean they are minor events. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 3,000 rear-end accidents caused fatalities in 2020. A rear-end accident occurs when one driver slams into the back of another vehicle. In most… Read More »

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5 Questions To Ask Before You Admit A Loved One To A Nursing Home

By Brezina Law |

One of the most difficult times in life is having to consider whether or not it’s time for a parent to enter a nursing home. Sadly, for the parent, it becomes a stark reality when they can no longer take care of themselves as well. Signs to look out for could include missed medication… Read More »

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Cell Phones Are Not The Only Distractions On The Roads

By Brezina Law |

Texting and driving, watching videos, or even just holding a cell phone in your hand while behind the wheel are all extremely dangerous behaviors. So dangerous, in fact, that Tennessee lawmakers have made it illegal to use a handheld device while operating a vehicle. Unfortunately, drivers face many other distractions on the road that… Read More »

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Steps To Take After A Slip And Fall Accident

By Brezina Law |

Contrary to what many people think, slip and falls are not usually minor incidents. They are very serious accidents that have the potential to cause catastrophic injuries. Property owners have a legal duty to keep their premises in a safe and clean condition so no one becomes hurt. When property owners fail to meet… Read More »

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Common Types Of Anesthesia Errors

By Brezina Law |

Surgery is always a scary prospect for any patient. You are likely worried about the recovery period afterwards and of course, the fact that you are literally placing your life in someone else’s hands. Fortunately, the vast majority of surgeries performed in Knoxville are successful. However, that does not mean mistakes never occur. Anesthesia… Read More »

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What To Know About Medication Errors And Their Connection To Nursing Home Malpractice

By Brezina Law |

Medications are vital to the health of patients in a nursing home, and a patient’s health depends on the proper and timely administration of their prescribed medicines. This is a serious matter, however, as medication given incorrectly or in the wrong dosages can lead to health complications and even death. What is a Medication… Read More »

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What To Know About Nursing Home Slip And Falls And Your Legal Rights

By Brezina Law |

Slips and falls among the elderly are, unfortunately, a common occurrence. As we and our loved ones age, muscle coordination, strength, and stability can decrease to the point where falls are always a risk. Falls on any surface can lead to injuries ranging from mere bumps and bruises to broken bones, hip fractures, and… Read More »

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