#004 – Personal injury lawyer Tyson Mutrux joins host David Terry as they discuss the ramifications of car crashes involving elderly individuals. Join David and Tyson as they talk about several specific fact patterns and what lawyers involved in each case may do when an elderly individual is involved in a car crash.
What if a cognitively confused, aging parent is injured by the negligence of another person? How will a personal injury lawyer represent that individual when there are cognitive deficits? Is that case treated differently than if the injured party was younger? What tactics will the defense lawyer use and how can that be countered?
What if an aging parent with advancing dementia causes an accident that results in the serious injury of others? How do the lawyers handle the case if the negligent party doesn’t remember the crash and doesn’t understand the negligent conduct?
Is there any circumstance when the adult child of an aging parent can be sued and forced to pay money when their aging parent has caused an accident that injured others? (Psssst…The answer is YES!!!). Listen in as Tyson provides solid guidance on how to avoid this.
This episode has useful information for adult children caring for aging parents from those who are healthy to those suffering significant cognitive deficits. Be sure and tune in and learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones.