Thursday, February 20, 2014
Here are some of the useful resources our blog has highlighted:
Elder Scam: Money Stolen by Family Members
Financial Fraud and the Elderly
Elder Financial Abuse in York, PA
Protecting Loved Ones from Financial Abuse
Ways to Lighten The Financial Load for Elderly Relatives
Attorney Doug Stoehr also represents elder abuse victims and their loved ones in the central and western Pennsylvania area. For more information on his personal injury practice, please click here or call his office at814-946-4100.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Although this may appear unusual, the backers of this law claim that the law was created to compensate the victims for their suffering, not their family members. Fortunately, Pennsylvania does not have any such law. Personal injury lawyer Douglas Stoehr understands that family members suffer along with the victims when such incidents occur.
Attorney Doug Stoehr is a personal injury lawyer serving western and central Pennsylvania. He takes cases for older Pennsylvanians who have been abused or neglected in nursing homes or hospitals. For more information on his Altoona, PA area practice, please call his office at 814-946-4100 or visit his website at http://www.stoehrlaw.com. Attorney Stoehr takes cases in Blair and the seven surrounding counties.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Do you want to know how to spot the signs of a bad nursing home? Our blog ran an article highlighting some tips and signs to watch out for if you suspect that your loved one is receiving substandard care in a nursing home. Check out our blog post here for nursing home warning signs!
Attorney Doug Stoehr is a personal injury lawyer who takes nursing home abuse and neglect cases in the western and central Pennsylvania areas. He takes cases in Blair and the seven surrounding counties, and his practice is based in Altoona, PA. For more information on his firm, please call his office at 814-946-4100 or visit his website at http://www.stoehrlaw.com
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Some important things to consider, as listed on their website, may be second nature to most native Pennsylvanians, but all the tips are worth checking out to see if there is anything you're missing! Things you may wish to double-check in your car are: making sure your car's radio works properly, making sure your wiper blades don't streak, and having an emergency kit in your car. Some things you should put in that emergency kit include a flashlight, jumper cables, blankets, and a first aid kit.
Winter car accidents are frightening, expensive, and time-consuming. These accidents may also result in injuries that are extensive, painful, and long-lasting. If you suffered an injury due to a car accident caused by another, it might be time to consult with an attorney. Attorney Doug Stoehr is a personal injury lawyer serving western and central Pennsylvania. For more information on his Altoona, PA law firm, please visit his website athttp://www.stoehrlaw.com or call his office at814-946-4100.
To read more about JustDrivePA.org's website and to take their winter driving safety quiz, please click here.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
One of the ways in which Pennsylvania assesses the ability to apply filial support laws is when the elderly parent has been abused or neglect by their care-providing institution, such as nursing homes or assisted living facilities. It also assesses whether the child of the non-paying parent has the financial resources and ability to pay the providing institution all or part of the bills.
Friday, February 7, 2014
Thursday, February 6, 2014
- All snowmobile users should take a safety course before they begin riding.
- Clear snow debris off your snowmobile tail lights often so the lights can be seen.
- Always ride at a safe speed, and only on designated areas.
- All children aged 10 -15 must take a mandatory, state-approved snowmobile training course if they wish to use their snowmobile off of their family’s property.
- No person under the age of 10 years old is allowed to operate a snowmobile on public land.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
- In 2013, over 48,000 snowmobiles were sold in the United States.
- Currently, there are 1.4 million registered snowmobiles in America.
- For the 2012-2013 year, there were 38,500 snowmobile registrations in Pennsylvania.
- According to the source below, Pennsylvania ranks among the top 10 states for the number of snowmobiles registered in 2012-2013.