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Recognizing when nursing home neglect occurs

When you place your loved one in a nursing home in Virginia, you expect the staff to care for them. Unfortunately, that often doesn't occur. Nursing home neglect is common even if your loved one doesn't experience outright abuse. Here is how you can recognize its...

What types of adoption are available in Virginia?

Virginia residents who wish to become parents have multiple options under the umbrella of adoption. If you want to go this route, it's important to know what types of adoption are available in the state. Agency placements Adoption often takes place through an agency...

Are bedsores a sign of nursing home negligence?

Virginia residents with elderly loved ones in nursing homes expect those loved ones to get the best of care. Sadly, nursing neglect sometimes occurs. Bedsores are common, so it’s fair to wonder if they’re a sign of such neglect. What is nursing home neglect? Nursing...

What to know about DUI in Virginia

DUI stands for driving under the influence, though other states may use different initials. Drunk driving is illegal in all states and Washington D.C. because intoxication impairs judgment. While drivers in North Chesterfield, Virginia, should not drink and drive, it...