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Guy DiMartino

CHOOSING AN ATTORNEY FOR A NURSING HOME ABUSE CASE

When someone first meets with an attorney about a nursing home abuse situation, the attorney will talk to the person about the facts that they know to be true. He will ask if they had registered a complaint with the Department of Health and whether the state had come in and done an investigation.
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Guy DiMartino

DO PEOPLE NOT TAKE NURSING HOME ABUSE SERIOUSLY ENOUGH?

There are generally two issues here. Firstly there are a lot of children or a lot of loved ones who are somewhat absent, meaning they are not there all the time and they do not talk with their loved one often. They might see them once a month, once every three months or once every six months, and during that period of time the loved one does not complain to their family.
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Guy DiMartino

THE TACTICS UTILIZED BY INSURANCE COMPANIES IN HANDLING PERSONAL INJURY CASES

Interviewer: What tactics have you seen insurance companies use? What do you do if they're really getting aggressive with you? Guy S. DiMartino: What I've seen and what auto accident claimants hear is, “I want to take your statement so I can get you paid”, and then a client will say, “Well, I'm really uncomfortable with that.
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Guy DiMartino

WHAT ARE SOME ISSUES TO BE AWARE OF REGARDING NURSING HOME ABUSE?

Nursing home neglect is generally caused by employees who are overworked or in a bad working environment where they do not get paid enough money, and so they become very apathetic. They start allowing a lot of problems to slip through the cracks, which leads to problems with dehydration, problems with malnutrition, and there can also be problems with bedsores or breakdown of the skin.
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Guy DiMartino

WHAT ARE THE MORE DIFFICULT ASPECTS OF NURSING HOME ABUSE CASES?

There are two primary difficult aspects: firstly the age of the resident, because of the bias that they are old anyway, and secondly people generally have a number of medical problems as they get older, so the question becomes whether the issue was caused by the abuse and neglect or was it caused by their other ancillary medical problems – diabetes, heart disease, orthopedic injuries and the fact they could not move, the fact they were overweight, or even their dementia.
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