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elderly woman being prepped for blood test
Oct 21, 2020

Turning Bed Bound Patients

Bedsores are a common sign of neglect for nursing home patients. Caregivers need to reposition immobile patients every two hours to keep their blood flowing, their skin healthy, and to prevent bedsores. Turning bed bound patients is important for the safety and well-being of immobile patients. Can Turning Bed Bound Patients Prevent Bed Sores? Almost […]
paramedics helping an injured woman on a stretcher with neck injury
Sep 7, 2020

What is a Catastrophic Injury?

Wondering what is considered a catastrophic injury? A catastrophic injury is one that leaves its victim with a permanent disability or disfigurement that prevents them from performing gainful work. These are injuries that are life-changing and costly in terms of initial and ongoing medical care, loss of income, and stress on victims’ families. Financial Future […]
nursing home elderly abuse
Jul 24, 2020

Hire a Las Vegas Elder Abuse Attorney in These Cases 

The elderly, especially those who are isolated, disabled, or mentally disabled are most vulnerable to elder abuse. Caregivers and family members should be aware of the six types of abuse and watch for signs of elder neglect. If there is suspicion of abuse, families should immediately contact their local police or Nevada’s Adult Protective Services […]
Chris Burk Talks About Nevada Nursing Homes and Coronavirus Liability video
Jul 23, 2020

Chris Burk Talks About Nevada Nursing Homes and Coronavirus Liability (Video)

In this video, Chris Burk talks about Nevada nursing homes and discusses coronavirus liability. Rocky (news reporter): As we continue to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, let’s discuss the liabilities and immunities of Nevada nursing homes with Chris Burk of The Burk Injury Lawyers. Welcome back Chris! Chris Burk: Thank you Rocky, it’s great to […]
silhouette of two elderly people illustration being sheltered by 2 hands
May 21, 2020

Why You Might Need a Nursing Home COVID-19 Exposure Lawyer

More testing and more protections to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are needed to protect nursing home residents. Patients in these facilities are at an increased risk of illness or death from COVID-19. Data from Medicare shows that for the past three years, more than 80 percent of Nevada nursing homes have failed to meet […]
people going up the escalator from underground
Apr 22, 2020

Do You Need a Las Vegas Escalator Injury Lawyer?

If an escalator has not been properly maintained, its owner or maintenance team could be liable for injuries from falls from it under premise liability. When a problem that caused a fall is related to a design or manufacturing flaw, the escalator’s manufacturer could be held liable under product liability law. Proving Premises Liability in […]
Christopher D. Burk Video
Apr 20, 2020

What to Do If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse (Video)

Christopher Burk:Welcome back to part five of our five-part series regarding nursing home negligence and abuse. My name’s Christopher Burk with The Burk Injury Lawyers. We help victims of nursing home abuse and neglect in Nevada, Arizona, and California. The final step of this is, okay, so we’ve established that there’s probably some abuse or […]
Christopher D. Burk Video
Apr 20, 2020

What to Do About Nursing Home Abuse (Video)

Christopher Burk:Welcome back to part four of our five-part series regarding nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect. My name is Christopher Burk. I’m with the Burk Injury Lawyers. We help folks in Nevada, Arizona, and California with nursing home abuse, nursing home neglect. We are a full service personal injury firm. All right. Last […]
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Accident lawyer Christopher Burk handles all personal injury cases on a contingency basis. To ensure injured victims have access to one of the best accident lawyers in Las Vegas regardless of their ability to pay, Burk Injury Lawyers provides legal representation with upfront cost to you. Our injury law firm only gets paid when we win your case.