Mayfield Health Center

If you have been abused or neglected at Mayfield Health Center, read about your rights below, and then contact Agruss Law Firm, LLC, for a free case evaluation. Helping our clients is about counseling, advocating, and ultimately solving problems. With years of experience successfully representing the people, not the powerful, […]

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Wide Turn Truck Accidents

Trucks, due to their larger size and length, are much more difficult to maneuver than a standard passenger vehicle. Most of us wouldn’t think twice about making a turn while in our car, but one of the most difficult maneuvers a truck driver has to do is make a simple […]

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Underride Truck Accidents

By design, commercial trucks have larger tires that give them an undercarriage that is higher than any other vehicle on the road. Unfortunately, this means that underride accidents are all too common. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveals that 50% of the accidents involving trucks and passenger vehicles […]

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Hitch Failure Truck Accidents

Every trailer is attached, or hitched, to its towing vehicle, either by a hitch, coupling, ball hitch, chain, pintle hook, or some other method depending on the size and type of truck and trailer. Regardless of what type of hitching method is being used, hitch failure is a common and […]

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Conrad House

If you have been abused or neglected at Conrad House, read about your rights below, and then contact Agruss Law Firm, LLC, for a free case evaluation. Helping our clients is about counseling, advocating, and ultimately solving problems.  With years of experience successfully representing the people, not the powerful, we […]

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Pressure Sore Statistics

Pressure sores, also known as bed sores and pressure ulcers, are all too common in Illinois nursing homes. The Centers for Disease Control’s “National Nursing Home Survey” found that 1 in 10 nursing home residents will suffer from pressure sores while under the care of a nursing home during their […]

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The First Step in Finding the Right Nursing Home

Once you have pinpointed the type of care your loved one needs, you will want to make a list of possible nursing homes locally that will fit their requirements, preferences, and care level. The more choices you have in a nursing home, the easier it will be to find the […]

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Basic Questions

Where should I begin? When you are looking for any type of service for your loved on, it is important to determine what is actually available in your area. Churches, social workers, social services, or even your loved one’s doctor will often be able to provide guidance on what type […]

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Assessing Need: Is a Nursing Home the Best Option

If a loved one requires intensive care and 24-hour supervision, a nursing home is often the best and only option. However, if your loved one still has the ability to safely care for themselves and only requires some additional help with their day-to-day activities and care, there are other options […]

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Introduction

When your loved one can no longer live safely and independently, it is time to investigate alternatives for their care. Determining the most appropriate type of care and the right service provider for your loved one’s needs can be difficult and overwhelming. Often this decision must be made quickly following […]

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Truck Tire Blowout

Tire blowouts are scary, especially when these tire blowouts involve large trucks. When truckers and trucking companies do not perform the preventative maintenance required on the tires of their vehicles, these overworked tires can rupture, often at high speeds, causing a driver to lose control of their truck and debris […]

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Truck Rollover Accidents

Truck rollovers occur when a truck’s wheels lose contact with the roadway and the truck ends up on its side or completely upside-down. Trucks are prone to this occurring because they have such a high center of gravity which causes a truck to lean into a curve or turn. When […]

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Truck Passenger Accidents

Passengers who are injured during an accident while riding in a truck are entitled to receive compensation for their damages and injuries even if it was the hands of a fellow employee. No matter who is at fault for your accident, you will be entitled, as an employee, to worker’s […]

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Truck Backing Accidents

Because of their size, trucks have limited visibility and range of motion, especially when they back up. Most large truck drivers know that backing up can be tricky, even with experience and perfect concentration. While most truck backing accidents involve inanimate objects, accidents with other motorists and pedestrians do occur […]

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Nursing Home Abuse Checklist

Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is common, with an estimated tens of thousands of nursing home residents seriously injured or killed in the facilities that are supposed to protect and care for them. Accurate statistics on nursing home abuse and neglect are often incomplete as residents do not or cannot speak […]

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