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Leapfrog Group Releases 2017 Hospital Survey Results

Posted on November 6, 2017 to
Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit that describes itself as the "nation's premier advocate of hospital transparency" just released its 2017 hospital survey results. You can check the results for your local hospitals by going to http://www.leapfroggroup.org/compare-hospitals. NBC Washington compared the...
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Understanding a Nursing Home’s Standard of Care Requirement

Posted on November 1, 2017 to
Every state’s department of health has a list of requirements and rules for nursing homes. These are what most people consider the “standard of care.” While they are the state’s requirements for licensing, and certainly a measure of good...
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D.C.’s Child Fatality Rates Drop, but Still Not Great

Posted on October 29, 2017 to
For years, the District of Columbia has carried a sobering rank on child fatalities per year. For years, DC has ranked as one of the highest for child and infant mortality rates, but from 2008 to 2015, improvements have...
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How to Prevent Drowsy Driving

Posted on October 22, 2017 to
Drowsy driving is just as dangerous as drunken driving. Sadly, it occurs more often than it should, and it is more likely to be under-reported than drunken driving. After all, a motorist does not have to admit that he...
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Forklift Accidents on the Job Site: Who is at Fault?

Posted on October 15, 2017 to
Forklifts are used across the country on construction sites and in industrial warehouse settings. While a common fixture, they are not safe. In fact, it requires special training and certifications to operate a forklift, and even with training –...
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Adult Daycare Abuse: What is it?

Posted on October 8, 2017 to
In the past, adult daycare was an overlooked service. However, with the aging population growing and the number of beds in assisted living decreasing, more families are utilizing this service. Adult daycare is a service that provides patients with...
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Paulette Chapman Hosts Fundraiser for Women’s Bar Foundation of DC

Posted on October 2, 2017 to
For the 8th year, Paulette Chapman hosted a charity fundraiser at her home for the Women’s Bar Association Foundation of the District of Columbia (WBAF) called the “WBAF Chef’s Dine-In”. Volunteers from the Women’s Bar Association and Foundation lend...
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Emotional Abuse in Nursing Homes: What to Know

Posted on October 1, 2017 to
You made the difficult decision to move a family member into a nursing home because you knew it was best for their safety. While the decision is never easy, it is the right choice for many families to put...
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What Benefits Can You Receive From a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Posted on September 29, 2017 to
Workers’ compensation is a form of protection for employees. It is designed to provide you with compensation in the event you are injured at work. The type of compensation you receive from workers’ compensation depends on your state. All...
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What is a Construction Defect Lawsuit?

Posted on September 22, 2017 to
A construction defect lawsuit is one that typically involves a breach of contract. It can equally involve a breach of warranty, negligence by one party or another, and strict liability. Common Examples of Construction Defect Claims and Why They...
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