6 Questions to Ask Your Lawyer about Nursing Homes Abuse and Neglect

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Carlson Injury Law Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Attorneys

Elders living in nursing homes are greatly dependent on their caregivers for their day-to-day needs. They place utmost trust and faith in their caregivers. If caregivers break this trust, the outcome can be devastating.   Findings related to institutional abuse reveal shocking figures. In a review, residents of these institutes reported high levels of abuse, which included psychological abuse (33.4%), physical (14.1%), … Read More

Why Utah Sexual Abuse Victims Should Hire a Lawyer

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For many sexual assault and child molestation victims, the process of going through the criminal justice system is exhausting. The last thing they want to do is engage in more legal action. But as a victim’s rights law firm, we encourage Utah sexual abuse victims to consider taking legal action in civil court. A successful lawsuit against the responsible party … Read More

Wilderness Program Abuse in Utah

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Wilderness treatment center abuse in Utah is occurring.

As a leading residential treatment center abuse law firm, we work to shine a light on some of the problems with Utah’s treatment center industry. One section of the treatment industry that does not receive sufficient scrutiny is wilderness treatment programs. Wilderness program abuse in Utah happens all too often and we believe it is important to more people know … Read More

Types of Treatment for Substance Abuse

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Worried about residential treatment center abuse? You've got options.

When you discover that your child or teen is suffering from substance abuse issues, it can be devastating. But once the dust settles, it becomes obvious that you need help. However, you may not be aware of what kind of help is available. Residential treatment centers get the most press – mostly for residential treatment center abuse allegations. But there … Read More

Legislators Approve New Regulations for Utah Treatment Centers

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Neglected young man

Our firm is passionate about protecting children and teens who seek treatment at Utah treatment centers. Residential treatment centers are prone to abusing their powers and harming residents. These abuses have drawn attention from lawmakers. Those lawmakers have recently approved a bill to enhance oversight of these centers. It is a step in the right direction – a direction our … Read More

Effects of COVID-19 on Youth Substance Abuse

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Residential Treatment Center Youth

The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly caused significant harm to individuals and families across the globe. Economic problems, mental health issues, social disturbances – the list of problems that can be put at the feet of the pandemic is substantial. That’s why it would be reasonable to assume that the pandemic would also increase youth substance use – but the opposite … Read More

Sexual Assault in Utah: Know Your Rights

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Utah Sex Assault Attorney

At Carlson Injury law, we believe that everyone should know their rights – but we believe it is particularly important for sexual assault victims. Victims often worry about being shamed or not being believed, which unfortunately results in underreporting of sexual assaults in Utah and across the country. We know that if victims are aware of their rights, they are … Read More

Nursing Home Laws in Utah: Everything You & Your Family Should Know

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Utah Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

The elderly have always been among the most vulnerable members of our society and we owe them the care and respect that they deserve. To fulfill our duty of care, sometimes we must take additional steps to hold nursing home staff and management accountable and ensure that our elders are being treated with care and respect. A nursing home is … Read More

Why You Need a Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

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Nursing Home Lawyer Utah

When you entrust your elderly loved one to a nursing home, you naturally assume that the staff will take good care of them. Your loved one needs regular care. They are vulnerable. Unfortunately, some nursing homes take advantage of that vulnerability to neglect and/or abuse their residents.  It is the responsibility of nursing homes to provide shelter, clothing, safety, nourishment, … Read More

Signs of abuse in a residential treatment facility

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Signs of Abuse in a Youth Residential Treatment Facility

If you are in the unfortunate situation of having to send your child away to a residential treatment center, you expect your child to be safe and well taken care of. This is not always the case, youth care abuse is a very real and terrifying experience, and can have a lasting impact on their long-term mental health. Children may … Read More