Nursing Home Abuse: Crime or Neglect?

By Maison Law | Dec 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Nursing Home Abuse

“Nursing home abuse” is a blanket term which can mean any number of actions or inactions that result in harm coming to the resident of a nursing home. For the families of the victims, one of the most important questions is: Does the abuse constitute a crime or neglect? Simply put, it depends on the […]

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4 Road Safety Rules That Can Save Your Life

By Maison Law | Dec 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Road Safety

Choosing 4 road safety rules that can save your life probably sounds like a major gamble; it makes a lot more sense when you focus on the broader picture. For instance, if you were to sit down and answer questions on every type of road sign or symbol, you would probably come unstuck very quickly, […]

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When Negligent Security Results in Injury

By Maison Law | Dec 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Negligent Security

“Negligent security” is a rather broad term that can mean a number of things. Security may involve people, objects or automated systems. If a person is injured as a result of the actions of any of the three factors, it may fall under the umbrella of negligence. This will depend on the circumstances that led […]

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What is Intentional Tort?

By Maison Law | Nov 30, 2018 | 0 Comments
Intentional Tort

Intentional tort is a type of tort categorized by a wrong resulting from an intentional action. The term is often confused, as there are distinct elements that establish if an action comes under intentional tort, negligence or something else entirely. Negligence is not considered an intentional tort because the wrong resulted from inaction, rather than […]

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Unique Issues When Suing a Government Entity for Injury

By Maison Law | Nov 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Suing a Government Entity

Suing a government entity is not the same as suing an individual or even a company. These claims can present a number of obstacles, which, in many cases, are unique. To illustrate this, it helps to look at an example of a common case of this type that may be brought against a government entity: […]

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When To Seek Damages for a Dog Bite

By Maison Law | Nov 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
Dog Bite

The area of law that concerns dog bites differs from state-to-state, with the majority of states operating under either negligence or strict liability standards. California is a strict liability state, which is an important fact when considering whether to seek damages for a dog bite. Strict liability is a legal standard that holds an individual […]

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