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Defective Medical Products

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  California law does not require boaters to insure their boats. Despite California’s policy on boater’s insurance, it is wise to get coverage to minimize risks to your personal assets. Boating insurance is like car or home insurance; it covers

Elder Abuse: A Silent Epidemic


Photo courtesy of Age In Place

Our culture is well-aware of the prevalence of child abuse, and citizens rightfully spring to action to shame and weed out those responsible. Unfortunately, a similar phenomenon at the other end of the spectrum of aging often goes unnoticed. The National Council on Aging (NCOA) draws attention to the fact that elders in America are often harmed through “physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, neglect, and abandonment.”

According to the NCOA, approximately 1 in 10 Americans aged 60+ have been abused in some fashion, and some sources estimate that up to 5 million elders are abused each year. Both men and women can be abusers, and the perpetrators are family members in almost 90% of cases. Social isolation and mental impairment often leave an elder susceptible to abuse, and studies as of late show that almost 50% of those with dementia have experienced abuse or neglect. Those in their later years who have been abused are at thrice the risk of death when compared to those who have not. In addition, elder financial abuse takes a toll on older Americans to the tune of 2.9 billion dollars per year, and this number is likely under reported.

If you see warning signs of elder abuse such as abrasions, atypical withdrawal from normal activities, sudden changes in finances, or unusual depression, call an attorney experienced in dealing with elder abuse claims. Our aging citizens deserve better.

Defective & Dangerous Products

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers

The attorneys at Kershaw, Cook & Talley successfully represent consumers in lawsuits against manufacturers and companies involving defective products and product recalls. Our experienced trial attorneys recover thousands of dollars on behalf of injured individuals in cases involving defective medical devices, dangerous drugs, car defects and more.

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Best Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers

At times, attorneys require further expertise and resources, legally and financially, to resolve a legal matter. We have the team, capability and dedication to handle challenging cases. If you have a case exceeding your resources with respect to workforce or experience, consider contacting our firm. We welcome referrals from firms in Sacramento and throughout the United States.

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Medical Malpractice Lawyers, Kershaw, Cook & Talley

We provide free case consultations. If you, or a loved one, suffered an injury due to another’s negligence or wrongful conduct, call our firm. We will examine your individual situation and explain your legal rights. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing injured individuals, in both jury trials and settlement negotiations.

Personal Injury Attorneys, Personal Legal Service.

Kershaw, Cook & Talley is a Sacramento law firm founded on the principle of helping our clients through personalized legal services. With this philosophy, Kershaw, Cook & Talley has garnered a statewide and national reputation for providing outstanding legal representation and obtaining significant compensation for our clients.

Nationally Recognized Personal Injury Law Firm.

We understand personal injury cases are often emotionally and financially straining. Our team of top personal injury attorneys in Sacramento is committed to seeking justice for individuals injured as a result of another's negligence or intentional misconduct. At Kershaw, Cook & Talley, our experienced personal injury attorneys will hold the responsible parties accountable for their actions.


“Bill and Stu worked expeditiously to get my hip claim resolved.
I couldn’t believe how personable they were and easy to contact.”

-S. Thomas

“Stuart helped me with a case involving a defective hip replacement. He was incredibly responsive to my calls and concerns and really kept me updated on what was going on in the litigation. Even though his office was not in my hometown, he actually flew out to meet with me. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the case and really helped me through a very difficult time.”

-Personal Injury Client, as seen on AVVO

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