Austin, TX – September 22, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – G…

Austin, TX – September 22, 2005 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Garlo Ward, P.C., a Texas law firm representing a broad spectrum of long term health care providers, recently redesigned its web site and launched a blog ( The blog provides legal updates and news affecting the long term health care industry.

“I am delighted to provide this online resource for long term care providers to help them keep up to date on issues affecting their businesses and the people for whom they care,” said co-founder Jerri Lynn Ward. “The Garlo Ward blog will discuss legal issues, such as how to deal with investigations of abuse and neglect in nursing homes, and breaking news such as the impact of Hurricane Katrina on long term care providers in Louisiana and neighboring states.”

A blog is an easy-to-use, frequently updated web site arranged in chronological order. Blogs have become more popular and prevalent in the last few years, and the new medium has proven to be an effective marketing tool. Blogs, which give clients a personal view into companies in ways static web sites can’t, facilitate online networking through linking and instant feedback. Blogs also help business owners establish themselves as experts in their fields. Ward writes industry-related news articles, which are posted on the web site ( On Friday, September 23, she will appear on WDEL 1150 AM ( at 1:06 p.m. EDT to talk about Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and their effect on nursing homes.

Garlo Ward’s clients include long term health care, retirement, home health care and assisted living providers, ICF-MRs, physicians and other health care providers. The law firm is equipped to address all of the legal concerns that arise in the course of owning and operating a health care business.

Based in Austin, Texas, Garlo Ward represents providers in many states, including Texas, New Mexico, Kansas, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Oklahoma and South Carolina.

For more information, visit the web site at or contact:

Jerri Lynn Ward
505 East Huntland Drive
Austin, TX 78752-3714

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