Nursing Home Abuse

    • Nursing Home Chain Facing Several Lawsuits Files for Bankruptcy

      A large nursing home chain with facilities across the country has filed for bankruptcy, citing lawsuits as the cause. Nursing home operator Preferred Care blames their financial woes on “predatory” lawsuits, but inspection reports and case filings indicate a history of poor care, inadequate staffing, negligence, abuse, and even wrongful death.

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  • Falls in the Nursing Home – Negligence & Liability

    … a resident’s balance and strength. Identifying vision problems. Taking a patient’s history of falls into consideration. Identifying medical conditions, such as dementia, which may increase the risk of a fall. There are a number of things a nursing home can do to prevent falls, including: Properly training employees to identify risk…

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  • Dallas Necrotizing Fasciitis Lawyer

    … of the condition include chills, fever, vomiting, or fatigue. Because the symptoms are often confused with other conditions, people often delay seeking medical treatment for the condition unless already hospitalized or in a nursing home. Prompt treatment is first and foremost, and consists of strong IV antibiotics. Unfortunately, antibiotics do not always reach…

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  • How to File a Nursing Home Complaint?

    …. When a nursing home fails to comply with these regulations, they may be fined or forced to shut down. IDPH conducts yearly inspections of facilities, and also takes action on the basis of complaints. If you or a loved one is facing abuse or substandard treatment in a nursing home, your actions can prevent further harm from occurring. The process…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 12 readers -
  • New Texas Law Targets Bad Nursing Homes

    … message that the state is serious about protecting senior citizens from neglect and abuse. Advocating for the rights of nursing home residents. The personal injury attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm have long advocated for the rights of nursing home residents in Texas, and over the past 20+ years, we’ve helped many families recover considerable…

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  • How to Choose a Good Nursing Home For Your Loved One

    … with any of the nursing homes you visited or any recommendations on a nursing home facility you were either unaware of or have not yet visited. How to Make the Final Decision When making a final decision, take your personal research, the answers to the questions you asked at each nursing home, family and friend feedback and recommendations, and your…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

    …% of nursing home patients with dementia had been mistreated by nursing home staff. 88.5% of them reported psychological abuse, 19.7% alleged physical abuse, and 29.5% reported that they were victims of neglect. A study conducted by the U.S. General Accountability Office (U.S. GAO) revealed that 70% of state surveys miss at least one deficiency…

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  • Nursing Home Residents’ Rights

    … The elderly among our citizens are often the most vulnerable and, unfortunately, the most neglected. However, the treatment afforded to our seniors many times rises to a level beyond neglect, to that of serious abuse and exploitation. Although nursing homes and other similar care facilities offer valuable services to the oldest among our…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 9 readers -
  • Texas Lawmakers Make Second Attempt to Legislate Bad Nursing Homes

    …Several bills have been filed in 2017 which seek to improve nursing home care in Texas. Nursing home abuse is a serious problem, and one which Texas lawmakers have previously tried to legislate with little success. Now they’re making another attempt—two years after similar bills failed to pass. Lawmakers Look to Regulate Nursing Homes A new…

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  • Wrongful Death in a Nursing Home

    …Has a loved one died under suspicious circumstances while under the case of a nursing home or assisted living center? Losing a loved one is never easy, but it becomes even more difficult when you discover that nursing home negligence, neglect, or abuse may have led directly to their wrongful death. Wrongful Death in a Nursing Home If you feel…

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  • 5 Signs of Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse

    … Nursing home neglect and abuse pose a serious health risk to the elderly. In response to reports of poor medical care and other unethical activities, the federal government drafted a piece of legislation known as the Nursing Home Reform Act. This bill, passed into law in 1987, was meant to protect the health and safety of nursing home residents…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 14 readers -
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