Sending a loved one to live in a nursing home can be a hard decision for everyone involved. It means your loved one can't care for him or herself any longer and would best benefit from 24-hour care. What some people may not realize, however, is that some nursing homes neglect and even abuse residents. If you think this could be happening, you should get involved right away. Here is what you need to know:
If your doctor apologizes after a surgery goes wrong or something else bad happens, are you inclined to think that might be a valuable admission of guilt in a medical malpractice case? Think again.
Under one of the nation's many so-called "apology laws," the odds are good that your doctor's apology can't be used in court. However, that doesn't mean it isn't useful. This is what you need to know in the aftermath of a medical mistake.
When you have children, the entire divorce process takes on a new dimension. One of the largest and most important parts of a divorce agreement deals with how the minor children of a marriage will live after the divorce, and it will be up to you and your soon-to-be ex to make those plans. What used to be called child custody is now widely known as a parenting plan, so read on for some tips to consider before you sit down and create your own plan that addresses your unique needs.