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Virginia Attorney John P. Harris III : is leveling the playing field for auto accident victims and their families. Do you need help in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Caroline County, Stafford, King Geo

Posted by John Harris on Thu, Sep 10, 2009 @ 11:43 AM

Initiating a Claim: The Road Less Traveled

If you have been in a car or truck accident, and have suffered an injury that the insurance company won’t offer compensation for, you have two choices. You can either:

Say nothing, accept the pain, the additional expense, the decline or loss of income, and the strong possibility that both the quality and length of your life will be less from now on;

Hire an experienced attorney, who may give you a whole new perspective on your situation.

It’s really quite amazing how many of those injured say nothing or try to handle their own claim

Evaluating Your Claim: For Lawyers, Honesty is the only Policy

Regardless of what you think of lawyers, if you or a loved one is facing an injury due to someone else's carelessness you want an honest opinion about your case. You don't want legalese. You want straight talk. John (Jack) Harris will tell you the good and the bad about your case. The initial meeting is free.

Would like some really good information, WITHOUT having to talk to a lawyer or even one of his assistants.

Get THE SMART CONSUMER'S GUIDE TO YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CASE by dialing 1-800-SEND-BOOK. A recorded message will ask you to leave your name and address and this $19.95 value will be mailed to you.

John Harris: Gives auto accident accident victims his opinion on their legal rights for free.

With that said, there is no field in law that provides attorneys with the same sense of accomplishment that winning a case means. There are easier ways to make money than as a personal injury lawyer, but lawyers who believe in helping people in times when their needs are most dire understand the importance of continuing to take on insurance companies.

John Harris is this kind of lawyer, and for residents living in or near Fredericksburg, Stafford, Caroline and King George County, Jack is here to listen to you and give you the most realistic outlook for your case. Jack has represented clients against some of the area’s largest and most prestigious hospitals, medical centers and clinics in cases of staff infections, anesthesia errors, surgical errors, aneurisms, internal bleeding and other clear cases of medical negligence.

If you are ready to take the road less traveled and pursue your rights as an American to fair compensation for an injury you never asked for, call John Harris today, 540-371-4941.

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Nursing home care is going to be even worse.

Posted by John Harris on Tue, Feb 10, 2009 @ 11:47 AM

The Washington Post reported that Nursing Homes Face Reductions In Services in an article by Chris L. Jenkins.  He was reporting that Gov. Tim Kaine has proposed cutting $400 million dollars from the state's Medicaid program.  I have concerns that this will result in an increased number of injuries to residents.  The article specifically mentions Heritage Hall nursing homes and says that the Leesburg Heritage Hall will take a $2,500,000 hit.  Some of my clients have sued a Heritage Hall nursing home in King George in the past for allowing pressure sores (bed sores) to develop or go untreated and other things that result in a nursing home that is short of staff.  The president of American HealthCare which owns Heritage Hall has said he now plans to cut $500,000 from his staff healthcare plans.  Everyone should keep a close eye on any resident in any nursing home because a move like he has suggest will make it even harder to have an adequate number of staff whether it is Heritage Hall or some other nursing home.  Prevent nursing home abuse visit residents regularly but at irregular times, take notes and TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS particularly of parts of the body not usually seen when you visit.  If you do not look for potential problems, you will not see them.  Look under the covers and on all side of the body.

Tags: injury, King George, malpractice, medical, neglect, nursing, home, bed, sores, Heritage, Hall, King, George, abuse, pressure, bed sores, Heritage Hall, nursing home abuse, pressure sores, Nursing Home - Abuse & Neglect