The diagnosis or threat of a life changing disease can devastate a person and their family. We are all familiar with cancer, dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS), heart attack, and strokes to name just a few. Many reputable resources are available for families. Take advantage of the following resources:
Immediate action can minimize your family’s risks. Contact us today to take action and protect your family. Call (845) 764-8104 to set up a free consultation.
Out of all the people in the country, seniors might be the most prone to serious and long lasting injuries than any other age group, including young children. However, seniors are also the most likely to be disregarded when they are hurt. They are unfairly called exaggerators or totally ignored when they ask for compensation. It is an unfortunate situation that Martin Law, PC, hopes to correct.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other safety organizations, falls are the number one cause of injury for Americans over the age of 65. As people age, balance and coordination beings to deplete. Issues that many might consider minor can become major hazards for a senior, causing a painful or disabling slip and fall accident. If the slip or trip hazard should have been addressed by the property owner or controller, liability for the senior’s damages could fall upon their shoulders.
Examples of hazards that could result in a slip accident include:
Another common cause of serious injuries to seniors are automobile accidents. Thousands of car crashes occur each day, many of which only result in minor injuries. For a senior, however, even a slow speed collision could create several health conditions that need immediate medical attention, such as a fractured bone or deep laceration.
In addition to car accidents, seniors are vulnerable to harm caused by:
Martin Law, PC, knows and respects that seniors have a set of legal rights that protect them from abuse, negligence, and unreasonable hazards. When an insurance company or the liable party is trying to ignore or minimize the true extent of your injuries, it is time to call upon our Firm for help. Call (845)-764-8104 to speak with a team that has more than 20 years of legal experience and a history of using a personal touch whenever managing a client’s case.
Seniors hurt by the negligence of another can come to our Firm for legal assistance. Call (845) 764-8104 to set up a free consultation.