What is a Medical Malpractice Case?

Medical malpractice is a singular or series of decisions made in a medical environment that leads to worsening injuries or death. This is considered a deviation from the “standard of care.” Ultimately, these decisions affect the outcome of the patient’s ability to resume life the same as before receiving medical treatment. This includes reduced mobility, tremendous pain that is debilitating to continue everyday activities, and more. As the third leading cause of death in the U.S. after cancer and heart … Read More

How to Spot Elder and Nursing Home Abuse

We here at Skousen, Gulbrandsen & Patience consider personal injury law to apply to any form of wrongdoing that harms a person. Elder and nursing home abuse is becoming an epidemic across the nation. Expectations for elder care have changed drastically over the years because of generational gaps and inability to meet the loved one’s needs.