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