January 2015 Archives

Wheelchair Accident

Ryan, Ryan & Landa attorney Michael Viglione recently finalized confidential settlement of a wheelchair accident injury claim. The case involved an impalement injury that a terminally ill patient sustained in a hospital while being transferred from her bed to a wheelchair. A protruding steel rod on one of the chair's legs stabbed through the back of the plaintiff's left leg and went all the way through the front of her leg. The injury significantly affected the plaintiff's quality of life and caused profound pain and suffering over the final 6 months of her life.

Arbitration in Nursing Home Disputes

Can a Nursing Home Force My Family to go to Arbitration with Our Legal Claim?

Nursing home contracts often include forced or mandatory arbitration clauses. These clauses require any legal dispute between the parties to go to arbitration instead of to the court system. One 2011 study found that in some areas anywhere from half to all of the nursing homes included these types of clauses in their contracts.

Arbitration in Nursing Home Disputes

Can a Nursing Home Force My Family to go to Arbitration with Our Legal Claim?

Nursing home contracts often include forced or mandatory arbitration clauses. These clauses require any legal dispute between the parties to go to arbitration instead of to the court system. One 2011 study found that in some areas anywhere from half to all of the nursing homes included these types of clauses in their contracts.

Wrongful Death Accident

Ryan, Ryan & Landa attorney Michael Viglione recently finalized settlement of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family members of a 71 year old man who died due to injuries sustained in a slip and fall on snow and ice on a negligently designed handicapped parking ramp.

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