As of March 16, as part of our firm’s effort to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, many of our people are working from remote locations. We are requesting that all written materials be sent to us electronically, rather than through physical mail and deliveries. Please bear with us during this time. We expect all operations to continue as usual. Thank you, and stay well.
In January, police arrested a nurse on suspicion of sexual assault of an incapacitated nursing home patient in Phoenix. In May, a jury awarded $7.5 million to a family of a disabled elderly woman who was sexually assaulted by another patient at a Pennsylvania nursing home. In Florida, a mother is currently suing her daughter's former care facility, alleging her profoundly disabled daughter, age 23, was raped, impregnated and injured while in the facility. With baby boomers retiring at record rates, our society needs a new model for operating, managing, and investigating nursing homes. We
Car insurance ads are pretty creative. Who knows how many millions insurance companies spend assuring customers during prime time viewing that there’s no need to fear a catastrophic event. The reality, however, is much less entertaining. Consumers are regularly getting taken for a ride by insurance companies. Every state requires drivers carry a minimum amount of car insurance. Arizona's minimum liability coverage is $15,000 per person and $30,000 per collision. This means if six people are hurt in a collision, they have to split the money -- up to $30,000 between everyone who is hurt
Go Team! At Bache & Lynch, we love sports and the fall season fun that it brings. We want our clients to play it safe, however. Football, soccer, cheerleading, and volleyball are popular fall youth sports activities in Arizona. As the weather changes, more Tucson bicyclists, runners and hikers are out. To help reduce the risk of common injuries, Bache & Lynch, PLLC, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, AAOS, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, AOSSM, offer sports safety tips. AOSSM created the STOP Sports Injuries program to help parents, coaches a
If you are involved in a collision, it is important to take the right steps. A crash can be traumatic, and is always unexpected. Here are some tips on the best ways to protect your rights and preserve your ability to recover for property damage, medical bills, and pain and suffering. Check for injuries, yours and others. Call 911 if there are injuries. Get out your insurance card and driver's license and offer it to the other driver. Ask the other driver for insurance card and driver's license. Make use of your cell phone to take a photo of the license plate number, driver's licen