When you are in a motor vehicle accident, the first thought you may have is for your passengers. You know the condition you are in based on how you feel, but your passengers may be badly hurt or need emergency care.
After your injury, you find yourself dealing with chronic pain. Some days are better than others, but it's always there. It becomes a constant presence in your life. That injury -- whether it came from a car accident, a workplace accident or something else entirely -- just will not fully heal. The pain will not end.
Elder abuse isn't just physical — it can also be financial. Here is a horrible story about workers who stole over $600,000 from a resident. The woman had no living relatives and was diagnosed with dementia, leaving her unable to take care of her own affairs.