The National Center on Elder Abuse estimates that two million elderly Americans are victims of elder abuse.  Elder abuse can result in serious personal injuries, and even death.  Many clients and their families are reluctant to file suit against the facilities that are responsible for elder abuse.  However, they understand that, unless the perpetrators are
Medical malpractice cases typically involve claims for wrongful death and serious personal injuries. The experienced medical malpractice attorneys at Murphy & Landon have successfully tried and settled malpractice claims throughout Delaware. Delaware law allows a jury to award punitive damages in a medical malpractice case if: The medical provider’s misconduct is reckless (also described as wilful
When a person dies or is injured while receiving medical care, most patients and their families are looking for answers.  They want to know what happened and why.  In many cases, they cannot get satisfactory answers from their medical providers.  They are told that they suffered a “known complication,” or their outcome was not “optimal”
Elder abuse and neglect is a growing public health problem throughout the United States. Cases of elder abuse and neglect have grave consequences, including wrongful death and serious, permanent personal and psychological injuries.  According to National Ombudsman Reporting System (NORS) data, within the year 2014, 14,258 (7.6%) of approximately 188,599 complaints reported to Ombudsman programs to
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