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Elderly people are much frailer than younger people. As a result, they tend to fall more often and, after a fall, not heal as quickly. In fact, nearly ... read more
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Nursing Home Abuse FAQs
Are nursing homes required to keep records of the care provided? Are residents entitled to privacy? Can a nursing home force a resident to leave? Can a nursing home resident change facilities at any time? Can a nursing home restrict who visits the residents and when? What are some clues that nursing ... Read more

Nursing Home Residents Are Waiving Legal Rights
  Recently it was discovered that some nursing home residents in Massachusetts signed away important legal rights against the facilities Federal lawmakers are working on a new law to prevent this Know what you can do before and after a loved one moves into a nursing home   People get old. It's a fact ... Read more

Bedsores: Are They Cause for a Lawsuit?
Residents of hospitals and nursing homes are often frail, with poor mobility. As a result, they often spend long hours in the same position in bed or in a wheelchair. They can develop painful and dangerous bedsores, also called pressure sores. The medical term for bedsores is decubitus ulcers. Bedsores ... Read more

Levels of Nursing Home Care
Nursing homes provide around-the-clock professional medical care for patients with chronic illnesses or patients recovering from acute illnesses who need skilled nursing care but do not need to be hospitalized. Also known as "long-term care facilities," nursing homes vary by the level of care provided. ... Read more

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Are a Growing Concern
Nursing home liability for personal injury to residents, especially falls and pressure sores, is a growing area of legal concern. Although only a small portion of these complaints of abuse and neglect reach trial, increasing damage awards has nursing homes concerned about higher liability insurance ... Read more

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  Proving nursing home abuse is happening can be difficult. Some elderly patients suffer from dementia and hallucinations, and this can be used to discount their claims. If you suspect a loved o ...Read more

Yes, it may well be a valid case of nursing home neglect or medical malpractice. For a lawyer to give a definite opinion of whether it is a case worth pursuing in court, he or she would need to see al ...Read more

My sincere sympathy on the loss of your mother, particularly under such troubling circumstances.  Nursing home negligence does occur often, but to determine if there is a claim for lack of care y ...Read more

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Medical Malpractice Damage Cap

In 2003, Texas adopted House Bill 4 (“HB 4”), which capped non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases. At the same time, additional restrictions, notice requirements, and expert r ... Read more

Pittsburgh Nursing Home Neglect Lawyers: Malnutrition in Nursing Homes

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities are in business to take care of elderly or disabled individuals who can no longer take care of themselves at home. It is the responsibility of the facility ... Read more

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS: TAKE CARE WHEN SELECTING A DOCTOR

If you have been injured in an accident or have a serious illness, you need a good doctor. But how do you find the one that’s right for you? That is, how do you find one with the specialization ... Read more

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS: TAKE CARE WHEN SELECTING A DOCTOR

If you have been injured in an accident or have a serious illness, you need a good doctor.But how do you find the one that’s right for you? That is, how do you find one with the specialization y ... Read more

David A. Kapelman, P.C. - Medical Malpractice Lawyer NYC

Successful litigation of medical malpractice cases requires an attorney who has the knowledge and resources to thoroughly investigate the claims in order to obtain full compensation for clients. David ... Read more

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