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Should Sequel Youth and Family Services Be Shut Down?

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Across the country, state officials send at-risk youth to psychiatric residential treatment facilities. These facilities are often operated by for-profit companies that get paid to house and rehabilitate these children. This business model is often referred to as the “troubled teen industry.” However, there are many doubts as to the safety of the kids the … Continue reading

Tommy James Law Files Civil Lawsuit in LeBrawn Rankin Tragedy

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On April 6, 2018, Mobile Police and Fire-Rescue arrived at the Sandpiper Townhomes to find 8-year-old LeBrawn Rankin unresponsive and not breathing. His older sister was giving him CPR, but as authorities examined the boy, they determined he had passed. Signs around the boy’s body pointed toward neglect as a key factor in the boy’s … Continue reading

How Our Alabama Law Firm Investigates Nursing Home Abuse

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Unfortunately, nursing home abuse affects nearly one million elderly people in America every year. Still, many cases of abuse go unreported. Since the elderly have deteriorating mental and physical health, along with a dependence on caregivers, they are susceptible to severe mistreatment. This is why Tommy James Law is committed to bringing nursing home abuse … Continue reading

What You Need to Know About Nursing Home Abuse in Alabama

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Caregivers, family members, and nursing home staff members abuse an estimated five million senior citizens every year in the United States. Even more shocking is that only 1 in 14 cases of nursing home abuse or elder abuse is ever reported. The elderly are at an increased risk for suffering serious abuse and neglect. Social … Continue reading

Does Your Vehicle Contain a Recalled Takata Airbag?

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Some of the largest automakers in the world recalled millions of vehicles that contain Takata’s defective airbag inflators, which could rupture without warning. When these inflators rupture, the metal casing fractures and spews shrapnel into the vehicle cabin. Takata airbag inflators are responsible for more than 20 deaths worldwide and countless injuries. If you live … Continue reading

Understanding Defective Guns and Gun Malfunctions

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Like any other manufactured product that requires manual operation, a firearm can become defective at any time, or can be purchased with a defect. There have been countless stories of fatal accidents involving guns that have gone off without anyone pulling the trigger. The popular firearm brand Remington was involved in a class action settlement … Continue reading

How Can I Report Daycare Abuse in Alabama?

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If you decide to put your child in daycare, then you are expecting that daycare staff will keep your child safe. Daycare workers and caregivers are expected to provide a safe environment for your children and to report any suspicious activity that could pose a danger. If you suspect that your child has been a … Continue reading

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