Proving Fault in Nursing Home Neglect Cases Nursing home injuries are often the result of neglect by one or more caregivers in the facility. If your loved one has been harmed in a nursing home, contacting a lawyer is a great first step to stopping the abuse and holding the caregiver responsible for their negligence….

What’s Involved in a Personal Injury Case?  An accident can be physically, emotionally, and financially devastating. If you’ve been injured, you may have medical bills and other expenses that racked up while you took time off work to heal. You may be considering filing a personal injury claim to recover damages against the responsible party….

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly Financial exploitation is a fast-growing problem among the elderly. According to the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), financial abuse affects 1 in 20 older Americans. Seniors lose billions of dollars every year due to financial mistreatment, yet many cases still go unreported. Older adults are more vulnerable to this…

What Are the Differences Between a Will and a Living Trust?   When people start working on their estate plans, they often confuse the terms “will” and “trust”, so we’ll be discussing will and living trust differences below. These actually both play very important and distinct roles in estate planning. The right choice for you…

Avoid These 8 Car Accident Mistakes A car accident can be a very traumatic experience, especially if you have been injured. In addition to dealing with injuries, victims often face difficulties when it comes time to contact the other driver’s insurance company and attempt to recover damages. The steps you take after the accident can…

Kyle Jones & Moneywise: A One-Stop-Shop I’m fortunate to practice in Bakersfield where we have a host of local, independent resources available to assist my clients.  One such resource is Moneywise Wealth Management, with whom I have a long-standing professional relationship. Their financial advisory team consists of David Anderson, Sherod Waite, Garro Ellis, Kris Pelster…

What Is Elder Abuse & How Can I report It? When elderly individuals are no longer able to care for themselves independently, they often rely on family members, in-home caregivers, or nursing home providers to get the level of assistance they require. In many cases, there are multiple people who are collaborating in an older…

Avoid a Holiday Traffic Accident in 2020 Holiday traveling increases the number of people on U.S. roadways, which results in more and more holiday traffic accidents each year. It’s essential to watch out for various hazards, like poor weather conditions and reckless drivers. These can put you at a greater risk of being involved in…

Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid  Are you among the 60 percent of Americans without an estate plan? Many believe that estate planning is for the wealthy, but this is just a common myth. The truth is, anyone with a child, home, money in the bank, or any other type of property should have at least…

Five Ways to Fight Against Elder Abuse Approximately 1 in 6 individuals aged 60 years and older are elder abuse victims. It is a growing problem that is seriously underreported with only 1 in 24 cases ever brought to authorities. Abuse numbers are higher in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, places where you should…

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