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Month: October 2016

Posted on October 25, 2016 in
According to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), senior nursing home residents are at a high risk of contracting infectious diseases. Complications from these diseases often lead to ongoing discomfort, chronic poor health, a higher risk of hospitalization, and even death. Family members of ill residents commonly step in to file personal injury claims with a nursing home attorney.
Posted on October 20, 2016 in
Banks may take days, weeks or months to approve a short sale. To minimize frustration, buyers of short sale properties can conduct due diligence to make certain that their offers are reasonable. They may also want to understand the process of short sales approval so that they have a better idea of what to expect. A Nevada real estate attorney may help his or her clients with researching the comparables, submitting offers and negotiating the provisions of any proposed sales contracts.
Posted on October 19, 2016 in
Government relief programs designed to help homeowners keep their homes will come to a close at the end of December. Homeowners in Nevada that are currently underwater or facing foreclosure should act immediately to take advantage of these programs before they fade away. The Making Home Affordable Program (MHA) This program includes three primary components;...
Posted on October 13, 2016 in
A study conducted at about 2,000 facilities dedicated to the care of the elderly reported that roughly 44% of the patients were abused. The rate of neglect was much higher, yet only 7% of the complaints were made about abuse and neglect. Finding out that a loved one has been abused can be a painful experience. There are many things that need to be done, such as finding a new nursing home and receiving compensation for the negative experience. The following are some of the most common abuses that an experienced nursing home abuse attorney has handled.
Posted on October 10, 2016 in
Some homeowners may owe taxes on short sales. Homeowners in the Las Vegas area and around the country are struggling with mortgage debt. Even if this debt is forgiven during the short sale process, it is still considered taxable income by the IRS. Short Sale Basics Short sales happen when a homeowner sells a home...
Posted on October 7, 2016 in
The typical negligence lawsuit, and in many ways any lawsuit, requires the plaintiff to prove four things: (1) the defendant owes a minimum duty of care to the plaintiff; (2) that duty was violated by the defendant; (3) which caused (4) harm to the plaintiff. The standard of care is the measure by which the defendant is judged. It determines that level of responsibility the defendant was expected to adhere to and is based upon the type of negligence alleged.