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July 2016 Archives

Nursing home fails to report sexual abuse complaint

As more boomers move into their senior years, Alabama nursing homes and assisted living communities continue to see a continuing stream of new residents. No matter the level of independence or mental functioning a person living in a care facility has, each one has the right to be safe and free from abuse or neglect. Sadly, all too many elderly persons experience some form of mistreatment, neglect or abuse at the hands of those tasked with caring for them.

AAA study indicates millions of drivers affected by road rage

As a driver on the Alabama roadways, you have the same rights and responsibilities as the other motorists around you. Even though traffic laws are designed to minimize the risk of a collision, poor driving behaviors continue to cause injuries and fatalities each year. At the Sapp Law Firm, L.L.C., we often provide legal assistance to people whose lives have been affected by traffic crashes.

New smartphone app may lead to distracted driving accidents

Because motor vehicles are primary forms of transportation for many in Alabama, drivers may spend long stretches of time behind the wheel as they travel the state headed to work, school or other destinations. Keeping total focus on the task of driving at all times is necessary for safety, but according to, the proliferation of smartphones has led to many distracted driving accidents.

Antibiotic overuse and superbugs in nursing homes

With daily access to health care providers, nursing home residents should be able to count on a better outlook than they would have at home. However, this fact alone does not guarantee safety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 70 percent of the 4.1 million nursing home residents in the United States are prescribed antibiotics every year, but as many as 75 percent of these courses are not administered correctly.

Self-Driving Car Mistakes Tractor-Trailer For Bright Sky

Would you trust your safety to a self-driving vehicle? It's likely that a lot more people will be asking themselves that question, as autopilot technology appears to be the wave of the future in the automotive industry.


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