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Oct 31
2017

At Frenkel & Frenkel, we understand the importance of having the best personal injury lawyer that you can find on your side. Even in places that are due reverence and respect such as retirement homes, individuals can be taken advantage of and may need legal counsel. As your nursing home abuse lawyers in Dallas, TX, Frenkel & Frenkel would like to help you determine how to determine nursing home abuse and what you should do about it.

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Elderly Neglect

Not all nursing home abuse will be apparent; in fact, nursing home abuse is typically difficult...

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May 30
2014
A woman in Palm Springs has filed a lawsuit claiming sexual abuse by a Mormon Missionary when she was 13-years old.

A lawsuit filed recently in Riverside County Superior Court in Palm Springs claims that a young woman was abused by a Mormon missionary in 1985 when she was only 13 years old. The lawsuit also alleges that when a church bishop learned of the abuse, her family was instructed to keep silent and a payment was made to the family to ensure silence.

Abuse Allegations The lawsuit says that Jacqueline Tyler was sexually abused by the missionary, who is only...

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Feb 07
2014

The New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services was ordered to pay $166 million to the grandparents of a now 4-year old boy who suffered brain damage after being beaten by his father. According to court records, the department failed to protect the child after a hospital found evidence of abuse.

Dallas-Fort Worth lawyers, Frenkel & Frenkel, say a 4-year old boy was awarded $166 million by a jury after the child suffered brain damage due to a beating.

Abuse Reported On May 28, 2009, Jadiel Velesquez was taken to his grandmother, Neomi Escobar, so that she could...

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Dec 10
2013
Cases of Texas nursing home abuse and neglect are on the rise, and investigations show that offenders rarely lose their contracts, says Frenkel & Frenkel.

According to Defenders Investigation, nursing home abuse and neglect cases are on the rise in Texas, and facilities considered repeat offenders rarely lose contracts with the state. This means that millions of taxpayer dollars continue to go to nursing homes that are repeatedly cited for abuse and neglect of residents. Increase of Incidences According to the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS), deficiencies...

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May 29
2010

I want to send a hearty congratulations to my partner Mark Frenkel and our friend and co-counsel Dean Malone for their verdict today after a two week trial. We had the honor of representing a gentlemen who had multiple racist, vulgar and threatening messages left on his voice mail by a debt collection company. The employee and the company tried to deny that they had made the calls and left the messages. A Dallas county jury today let them know that not only were they not believable, but that such conduct would not be tolerated. A verdict was returned today in excess of 1.6 million dollars...

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Sep 11
2009

When I hear of tort reform I often think to myself that the public really isn't seeing the big picture. Often lawyers, lawsuits and verdicts are the only way wrongdoers are held accountable. Think back cases where car manufacturers put defective products on the road because it was cheaper to pay the injured and dead as opposed to building the car correctly. Substance abusing doctors injuring patients. Currently our firm has a suit going against a pediatrician accused of exposing and touching himself in front of his staff. Would you want this person examining your child. The article below...

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Aug 20
2009
Debt-Collection Agencies Sued Over Tactics Three operators of multiple debt-collection agencies were sued by New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo in an attempt to shut down the companies over illegal tactics. Some of the practices detailed at a press conference announcing the suit included insulting victims, threatening victims with immediate arrest while pretending to be law officers and calling everyone in the phone book with the same name in an attempt to receive payment. In some cases, victims paid the agencies even when they did not owe anything just to stop the harassment. Diana...
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Aug 11
2009

We have had several cases where children have been injured in daycare facilities. Some have been neglected or abused, others hit or beaten by other children due to a lack of supervision. Here is an article regarding a case like this today: A Florida jury has awarded $3 million to a boy whose leg was broken by a KinderCare day care employee. Media reports note that child protection authorities had repeatedly cited KinderCare for violations at five of its Pinellas County locations. The employee involved in the incident has since pleaded no contest to felony child abuse. The award includes $2...

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