Today, there are over 3.2 million people living in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities in the United States. While many nursing home residents are properly taken care of, as many as 1 in 6 may become the victim of abuse or neglect every year. Elder abuse is an issue that is too frequently overlooked, but one that can cause serious harm. Seniors who have been abused have a 300 percent greater chance of death in the following 3 years than those who are not abused.
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A big question on the minds of litigants after months or potentially years of legal battles is whether their settlements are taxable. Whether settlements are taxed is dependent on your circumstances. Before you begin spending any settlement money, you need to figure out whether you will need to pay taxes to the IRS.