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Holding Florida Nursing Homes Accountable For Fall Injuries

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Unintentional falls are the number one reason people aged 65 and older visit emergency rooms for medical treatment, and they are also the top cause of fatalities in this age group. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 25 percent of older Americans experience a fall every year; 1… Read More »

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Falls In Florida Nursing Homes: Surprising Findings

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

It may not come as a surprise to know that millions of individuals aged 65 years or older fall every year, at a rate of around 1 in 4 older people. However, other statistics from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are shocking. Falls are the #1 cause of injury-related fatalities… Read More »

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