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Month: February 2018

Posted on February 26, 2018 in
Dementia patients who wander away from nursing homes face significant injury and fatality risks due to external dangers and cognitive impairments. Elopement, when a dementia patient wanders out of a home or nursing facility and does not return, is considered the most dangerous type of wandering with a higher risk of serious injuries and death. If...
Posted on February 23, 2018 in
The provisions within HR 4550 sponsored by Representatives Gonzalez and Mooney would exempt attorneys from the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and remove oversight of lawyers engaged in litigation from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The legislation has not been marked up or voted on and it remains under consideration in the House Financial Services...
Posted on February 22, 2018 in
Air guns are responsible for thousands of accidental injuries numerous fatalities each year in the United States. BB and pellet guns often cause permanent eye injuries, deep puncture wounds that leave nerve damage and scarring, severe infections, and even death. Because these guns are often purchased as toys, children and young adults are especially susceptible...
Posted on February 16, 2018 in
Consumers have the right to dispute incorrect information contained in their credit reports, but it is important that consumers follow the right procedures when disputing these errors to achieve satisfactory results. Many common errors that consumers make will hinder their efforts and lead to less than satisfactory resolutions. 1. Engaging Only the Lender While it...
Posted on February 15, 2018 in
For drivers who are not used to busy streets, traffic jams, bumper-to-bumper congestion, a continuous array of traffic signals and signs, and large numbers of bicyclists and pedestrians, city driving presents unique challenges that pose safety risks. Fortunately, there is a lot of drivers can do to ease the pain of driving through the city. If...
Posted on February 9, 2018 in
There are certain guidelines that creditors must follow when a consumer files bankruptcy and it is a violation of the FCRA for creditors to report negative activity that occurred after the bankruptcy was filed. However, any negative activity that occurred before the filing can be reported by creditors and can remain on a consumer’s credit...
Posted on February 7, 2018 in
Auto manufacturers have developed a new radio-based auto sensor that detects the presence of an unattended child left in a car and sends warning alerts to parents. The auto technology system, VitaSense, helps protect children from vehicular heatstroke and cold exposure. If your loved one has been seriously injured due to negligence, call an experienced...