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AL-MS Client Creates Endowed Chair of Nursing at William Carey

Sam Whichard (center), his attorney Kathy Brown van Zutphen (left) and Monica Marlowe (right), chief advancement officer for William Carey University.  Sam Whichard lost his wife of 41 years to cancer. Now he is fighting the disease. The professional care and personal attention he and his wife received has led him to make a contribution

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OPEN HOUSE: Thursday, October 2, 2014

I am please to announce the formation of AL-MS Coastal Law, LLC and would like to invite you to an OPEN HOUSE Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. 1115 B Cowan Road, Gulfport, MS 39507

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Neglect of the Elderly

Link no longer available As this story in the Sun Herald shows, neglect of the elderly is on the rise.  In my practice as an Elder Law attorney, I see elderly people who are neglected by not receiving proper food, medical care, or their prescription medicine.   Legal intervention is often necessary to ensure their safety.  Of course, the word “intervention” may scare

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107 year old man has shoot out with police?

Article The first problem that most families notice with an elderly loved one is usually that the elder is experiencing trouble driving an automobile.  It may be that he or she got lost while driving, drove the wrong way down the street, or was stopped by the police for other violations.  When the family starts noticing these first signs of a

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$$ Warning: Hospital Status: “Admitted” vs. “Observation”

I received a frantic call from a client on Christmas Eve. Her elderly mother had been in the hospital for almost ten days with a broken bone, but the hospital had her status listed as in for “observation.” The hospital wanted to discharge her to a rehabilitation facility, but if she was not officially “admitted”

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Enjoy your Labor Day Weekend!

I hope that everyone has a great Labor Day Weekend and do not forget that the annual Biloxi Seafood Festival is coming up on September 14 -15th!

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