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What Do I Need to Prove My Car Accident Claim in Florida?

Date: 29 September 2023 | Blog | Auto Accidents | From: Sanga Turnbull

What Do I Need to Prove My Car Accident Claim in Florida?

If your car accident was the result of the other party’s negligence, you are probably interested in proving your claim to recover damages. Under Florida law, when bringing a personal injury claim against another driver, you need to prove four elements [...] Read This Blog Article




Legal Considerations: Medical Negligence and Birth Injury Cerebral Palsy

Date: 29 September 2023 | Blog | Birth Injury | By: Sanga Turnbull

Legal Considerations: Medical Negligence and Birth Injury Cerebral Palsy

Medical negligence is defined as a failure to provide the expected standard of care to a patient, which in this case could have resulted in harm to the child before and during childbirth. If a child is suspected of having cerebral palsy due to medical negligence, seeking [...] Read This Blog Article




Nursing Home Federal Regulations and Hypoglycemia Prevention

Date: 29 September 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Hypoglycemia | By: Sanga Turnbull

Nursing Home Federal Regulations and Hypoglycemia Prevention

As the population continues to age, the demand for nursing homes and long-term care facilities has increased. One of the critical aspects of care in these facilities is the prevention and management of hypoglycemia in older adults. The federal government has implemented Federal regulations to ensure that nursing homes provide adequate care and [...] Read This Blog Article




Unpacking the Connection: Shift Length for Nurses and Fall Frequency in Nursing Homes

Date: 29 September 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Falls | By: Sanga Turnbull

Unpacking the Connection: Shift Length for Nurses and Fall Frequency in Nursing Homes

Ah, the classic 12-hour nursing shift—But have you ever stopped to think what impact these lengthy shifts have on patient safety? Specifically, how do they influence the frequency of falls in nursing homes [...] Read This Blog Arrticle




Staff Training Compliance and Its Impact on Elopement Rates in Nursing Homes

Date: 29 September 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Elopement | By: Sanga Turnbull

Staff Training Compliance and Its Impact on Elopement Rates in Nursing Homes

Elopement—unauthorized and unsupervised departures from nursing homes—poses severe risks to residents. While multiple factors contribute to elopement incidents, one often overlooked aspect is the quality of staff training. A robust training program isn't just an administrative necessity; it’s a frontline defense against the risks associated with [...] Read This Blog Article




Comprehensive Insights into the Causes of Bowel Obstruction in Elderly Nursing Home Residents

Date: 29 September 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Bowel Blockage | By: Sanga Turnbull

Comprehensive Insights into the Causes of Bowel Obstruction in Elderly Nursing Home Residents

The complexities of bowel obstruction in the elderly population, specifically those residing in nursing homes, demand an in-depth understanding of the multiple causative [...] Read this Blog Article




The Impact of Staffing Levels on Nursing Home Neglect and Pressure Sore Development

Date: 29 September 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Bedsores | By: Sanga Turnbull

The Impact of Staffing The Impact of Staffing Levels on Nursing Home Neglect and Pressure Sore Development

Everyone knows it's unrealistic to expect a handful of nursing staff to provide optimal care for a large number of residents in a nursing home. The correlation between staffing levels and nursing home neglect, particularly in the context of pressure sore development, is stark and significant. So, let's break down the various ways inadequate staffing impacts the [...] Read This Blog Article




Recognizing Hypoglycemia in Elderly Residents: What Nursing Home Staff Can Do

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Hypoglycemia | By: Sanga Turnbull

Steps to Timely Recognize Hypoglycemia in Elderly Residents

To timely recognize hypoglycemia in elderly residents, nursing home staff should be aware of the signs and symptoms associated with this condition. They should also be trained in proper glucose monitoring techniques, as well as how to properly administer insulin and the correct use of [...] Read This Blog Article




Preventable vs. Unpreventable Elopements: Criteria in Nursing Homes

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Elopement | By: Sanga Turnbull

Preventable vs. Unpreventable Elopements: Criteria in Nursing Homes

Elopements in nursing homes present a significant challenge for caregivers, administrators, and families alike. As such incidents can lead to injuries, legal ramifications, and tarnished reputations for healthcare providers, the importance of understanding the nuances of elopement cannot be [...] Read This Blog Article




How Florida State Regulations Shape Staffing Levels for Fall Prevention in Nursing Homes

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Falls | By: Sanga Turnbull

How Florida State Regulations Shape Staffing Levels for Fall Prevention in Nursing Homes

Choosing a nursing home for a loved one is one heck of an emotional rollercoaster, am I right? Amidst a sea of glossy brochures and polished websites, the real questions often go unanswered. However, staffing levels—especially in the context of fall prevention—should be your top concern. Here in the Sunshine State, we're fortunate to have [...] Read This Blog Article




The Vital Role of Routine Bowel Check-ups in Nursing Homes for Identifying Bowel Obstruction

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Bowel Blockage | By: Sanga Turnbull

The Vital Role of Routine Bowel Check-ups in Nursing Homes for Identifying Bowel Obstruction

Bowel obstruction is a potentially life-threatening condition that requires immediate attention, and unfortunately, it occurs more frequently among the elderly—a demographic that constitutes the majority of nursing home residents. This makes the role of routine bowel check-ups in nursing homes pivotal for timely identification and subsequent [...] Read This Blog Article




The Complete Guide to Pressure Sores: What Are They and How Are They Caused?

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Bedsores | By: Sanga Turnbull

Category/Sage 1: Nonblanchable Erythema

Pressure sores, also known as bedsores or pressure ulcers, are skin injuries that result from prolonged pressure on a particular area of the body. According to the CDC, about 11% of nursing home residents have pressure sores. They commonly occur in regions where the skin covers bony areas, such as heels, hips, and tailbones. These sores occur more in the elderly because nursing homes fail to [...] Read This Blog Article




Navigating the Complex World of NICA: Your Guide to Compensation for Birth-Related Neurological Injuries

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Birth Injury | By: Sanga Turnbull

Birth Injury

At Turnbull Law Firm, we recognize how critical it is to protect the rights and well-being of families and children affected by birth-related neurological injuries. This comprehensive guide explores the ins and outs of the Florida Birth Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act (NICA). Florida Birth Related Neurological Injury Compensation Act is designed to help families whose children [...] Read This Blog Article




When Can You Sue a Business for a Slip and Fall Accident in a Public Restroom in the State of Florida?

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Slip and Fall | By: Sanga Turnbull

Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere, including public restrooms within businesses in the State of Florida. If you've suffered injuries due to a slip and fall incident in a public restroom, you may wonder whether you have grounds to sue the business for your injuries. In this blog, we'll explore the circumstances under which you [...] Read This Blog Article




Civil Liability for Wrongful Death in Florida: A Separate Path from Criminal Acquittal

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Wrongful Death | By: Sanga Turnbull

In the legal realm, wrongful death cases often raise complex questions about culpability and justice. One such question is whether a person can be found liable for wrongful death in a civil case in the State of Florida, even if they were found not guilty in a criminal case related to the same incident. In this blog, we'll delve into this issue and explore the legal principles that govern these [...] Read This Blog Article



Out-of-State Trucking Companies and Car Driver Injury Claims in Florida: Navigating the Legal Complexities

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Trucking Accident | From: Sanga Turnbull

A car driver's life can take a devastating turn when involved in a trucking accident in the Sunshine State. When the trucking company is based in another state, it introduces a layer of complexity into the personal injury claim process in Florida. In this blog, we'll explore the intricacies of how the involvement of [...] Read This Blog Article




Catastrophic Injuries in Florida: Legal Claims, Liability, Compensation, and Wrongful Death

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Catastrophic Injury | By: Sanga Turnbull

Accidents can occur at any time, often resulting in injuries that range from minor bruises to severe, life-altering conditions. In the state of Florida, as in many other places, there is a legal framework in place to address injuries caused by someone else's negligence or misconduct. Catastrophic injuries, in particular, represent a significant category within personal injury law. In this blog post, we will explore what is considered a catastrophic injury in the state of Florida within the context of [...] Read This Blog Article




Liability for Motorcycle Accidents in Florida: Grass Clippings on the Road

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Motorcycle Accident | By: Sanga Turnbull

Motorcycle enthusiasts often relish the freedom and exhilaration that comes with riding on the open road. However, this joy can quickly turn into tragedy when accidents occur. In Florida, as in many other states, determining liability for motorcycle accidents can be complex, and it may extend to unexpected scenarios such as grass clippings on the road. In this blog post, we will explore whether a homeowner or business owner in the state of Florida may be held liable for [...] Read This Blog Article




The Impact of Smartphone Use on Car Accidents in Florida and its Role in Legal Claims

Date: 04 September, 2023  | Blog | Auto Accidents | From: Sanga Turnbull

In today's fast-paced world, smartphones have become an integral part of our lives. However, their misuse, particularly while driving, has led to a significant increase in car accidents across the State of Florida. In this blog, we'll delve into the alarming rise of accidents related to smartphone use, the utilization of smartphone data as [...] Read This BLog Article




Navigating Florida Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury Claims in Warehouse Injuries

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Warehouse Injury | By: Sanga Turnbull

Warehouse injuries can be life-altering, and understanding how Florida's workers' compensation system may intersect with a personal injury claim against the warehouse is crucial. In this blog, we'll explore how issues related to Florida's workers' compensation may affect a personal injury claim against the warehouse and how an experienced Florida personal injury attorney can may [...] Read This Blog Article




Plant Accidents in Florida: Understanding Your Rights Despite Signed Waivers

Date: 04 September, 2023 | Blog | Plant Accident | By: Sanga Turnbull

Plant accidents in the State of Florida can result in severe injuries, and individuals injured in such incidents may wonder about their legal rights, especially when they signed a waiver or release before the accident as a condition of employment. In this blog, we'll explore an individual's legal rights to file a personal injury lawsuit in Florida involving a plant accident, even in [...] Read This Blog Article




Hypertension in Pregnancy: The Disparate Treatment of Black Women

Date: 28 August, 2023 | Blog | Birth Injury | By: Sanga Turnbull

Hypertension in Pregnancy: The Disparate Treatment of Black Women

One of the most alarming disparities in maternal healthcare is the treatment of hypertension among pregnant women, a condition that threatens both maternal and fetal health. When we dissect the racial undertones of this issue, the evidence is startling. Black pregnant women face higher risks of hypertensive disorders and often receive different—and sometimes [...] Read This Blog Article




What Constitutes Elopement in Nursing Homes: An In-Depth Look at Florida Law and Federal Statutes

Date: 28 August, 2023 | Blog | Nursing Home Neglect | Elopement | By: Sanga Turnbull

Elopement in nursing homes is a critical issue that has far-reaching implications, from the safety of residents to the legal ramifications for healthcare facilities. While the term "elopement" may conjure up romantic notions of running away for a clandestine union, in the context of nursing homes, it refers to a dangerous and potentially life-threatening act. To gain a comprehensive [...] Read This Blog Article




4 THINGS YOU MUST DO WHEN FOG CONTRIBUTES TO YOUR CAR ACCIDENT

Date: 28 August, 2023 | Blog | Auto Accidents | From: Sanga Turnbull

I’m going to liberally steal a phrase from one of my favorite artists, the Late Notorious BIG, when you are in Florida the Mo Fog, the Mo Problems, the Mo Accidents. I was driving from Tampa to our Lakeland office to prepare for depositions in Winter Haven when I hit some serious fog on I-4. While you would think most drivers would have slowed down, most kept speeding by even though visibility was [...] Read This Blog Article




What to Do if You Were Injured Due to a Defective Firework in Florida?

Date: 28 August, 2023 | Blog | Catastrophic Injury | From: Sanga Turnbull

Every Fourth of July, fireworks light up the sky across the entire country. While fireworks are incredibly fascinating to watch, they can also cause serious injuries and deaths. While a large percentage of firework injuries occur as a result of improper use, many are caused by defective fireworks. Unfortunately, many fireworks sold [...] Read The Blog Article




Are Utilities Immune from Liability in Power Plant Accidents in FL?

Date: 28 August, 2023 | Blog | Plant Accident | From: Sanga Turnbull

When people suffer injuries in a plant accident, many of them are worried that they will not be fully compensated for their injuries because the utility is immune from liability. But can a utility be shielded from liability for injuries stemming from plant accidents? Most recently, following a power plant accident in Hillsborough County, a Florida appeals court ruled [...] Read The Blog Article




Who’s Liable for Injuries in a FL Car-Motorcycle Accident?

Date: 28 August, 2023 | Blog | Motorcycle Accident | From: Sanga Turnbull

Florida has the highest number of motorcyclist fatalities in the country. While motorcycle crashes are not as common as regular auto accidents involving passenger vehicles, they tend to be more catastrophic and deadlier. In fact, motorcyclists are more susceptible to injuries in car-motorcycle accidents compared to car drivers and passengers. This was evident in a recent motorcycle vs. car crash in Mulberry, Polk County. [...] Read This Blog Article




How to Prove Constructive Knowledge of a Hazard in Florida Slip and Fall Lawsuits?

Date: 28 August, 2023 | Blog | Slip and Fall | From: Sanga Turnbull

Under Florida law, property owners and occupiers are legally required to maintain their premises free of hazards. If the owner cannot ensure that their property is safe for visitors and guests, they can be held liable for any resulting injuries and losses. Visitors and guests who sustain injuries in slip and fall accidents on someone else’s property may pursue compensation for their injury. However, in order to prevail in [...] Read This Blog Article




When is the truck driver not to blame for a big-rig wreck?

Date: 28 August, 2023 | Blog | Trucking Accident | From: Sanga Turnbull

There are countless kinds of mistakes and combinations of circumstances that might lead to a collision between a semitruck and a smaller passenger vehicle. Either driver can make a mistake. Issues with the weather or the roads can lead to people losing control of their vehicles. The risks are virtually endless and [...] Read This Blog Article




Exploring Personal Injury Claims for Warehouse Injuries in Florida: When Workers' Compensation Isn't Enough

Date: 28 August, 2023 | Blog | Warehouse Injury | By: Sanga Turnbull

Working in a warehouse can be physically demanding and at times hazardous. While workers' compensation is often the safety net for employees injured on the job, there are instances when a warehouse injury in the State of Florida might warrant a personal injury legal claim. This article delves into the circumstances under which such a claim could be pursued, offering insight into the complexities of navigating the legal landscape [...] Read This Blog Article




Seeking Justice in Florida: Understanding Wrongful Death Laws and the Importance of Legal Representation

Date: 28 August, 2023 | Blog | Wrongful Death | By: Sanga Turnbull

Losing a loved one due to someone else's negligence or intentional actions is an incredibly traumatic experience. In the state of Florida, wrongful death laws have been established to provide a legal avenue for families to seek compensation and damages for the loss of their loved ones in cases of personal injury. These laws recognize the emotional and financial hardships that can arise from such tragic incidents and aim to provide some form of relief to [...] Read This Blog Article




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SANGA TURNBULL
BIOGRAPHY



Attorney, Sanga Turnbull

Sanga Turnbull is the founder and principal attorney at The Turnbull Law Firm, a Florida law firm helping personal injury victims in Winter Haven and Orlando recover compensation for harm done to them by the negligence of others. The comprehensive personal injury practice at The Turnbull Firm includes all manner of motor vehicle accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, slip and fall, workplace and industrial accidents, medical malpractice, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and more. Injury victims or their families are invited to call The Turnbull Firm for a no-cost, confidential consultation about any potential claims they may have.



SANGA TURNBULL - BIOGRAPHY › › ›


SANGA TURNBULL
BIOGRAPHY



Attorney, Sanga Turnbull

Sanga Turnbull is the founder and principal attorney at The Turnbull Law Firm, a Florida law firm helping personal injury victims in Winter Haven and Orlando recover compensation for harm done to them by the negligence of others. The comprehensive personal injury practice at The Turnbull Firm includes all manner of motor vehicle accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, slip and fall, workplace and industrial accidents, medical malpractice, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and more. Injury victims or their families are invited to call The Turnbull Firm for a no-cost, confidential consultation about any potential claims they may have.



SANGA TURNBULL - BIOGRAPHY › › ›


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