Steps to Take if You Think You Have a Nursing Home Abuse Case

Suspecting that your elderly loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse can be a devastating feeling. If you think that you may have a nursing home abuse case–a civil action that’s filed against a negligent nursing home in order to recover compensatory damages–there are certain steps that you should take early on to preserve the strength of your case and right to compensation. 

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By |August 7th, 2019|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Steps to Take if You Think You Have a Nursing Home Abuse Case

Wrongful Death from Nursing Home Abuse

 

Nursing homes are designed to provide comfort and care to those in our society who are most vulnerable: the elderly and the sick. Unfortunately, however, nursing homes often fail to live up to the standard of care they’re designed to deliver and nursing home residents suffer injuries, deterioration in condition, and even death in severe cases. When the negligence of or abuse from a nursing home staff member leads to the wrongful death of a nursing home resident, the victim’s family should not hesitate to contact an aggressive nursing home abuse attorney immediately.

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By |August 6th, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Wrongful Death from Nursing Home Abuse

Malnutrition at Nursing Homes – Know The Signs!

Nursing home abuse may come as a shock to many people who have little experience with nursing home facilities, but statistics show that the overwhelming majority of nursing home facilities have been cited for various forms of abuse and many of them for numerous violations of state and federal regulations. One common form of nursing home abuse is malnutrition.

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By |July 10th, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Malnutrition at Nursing Homes – Know The Signs!

Senior Citizen Injuries: Slip and Fall

As you or your loved ones get older, they are more likely to become a fall risk due to instability, difficulty ambulating, degeneration of strength, and other issues.  In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevent (“CDC”), more than one out of four people over 65 years of age falls each year. […]

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Nursing Home Abuse Causes: Inadequate Staffing

When many of us become too incapacitated to care for ourselves, we may decide to entrust nursing home facilities for our health needs and overall well-being. Families cannot always be expected to care for the elderly since many seniors have special needs that require hours of personal care if not constant monitoring that is too time consuming and costly. But, unfortunately, the majority of nursing home centers fall far short of providing adequate care, mostly due to inadequate staffing. […]

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Alzheimer’s Patient Abuse: What You Need to Know

When we age, we begin to experience the obvious signs of decline such as stiff and aching joints, arthritis, high cholesterol, fatty liver, poor vision, and slow reaction times. But one of the most feared conditions is Alzheimer, a form of dementia. And for residents in nursing homes who are suffering from dementia, they are the most vulnerable to physical and financial abuse. […]

By |June 11th, 2018|Nursing Home Lawyer|Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Patient Abuse: What You Need to Know