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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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Is there a court order requiring your mother to stay in a nursing home?  I suppose a court order could provide for that but I've not seen that.  If there is, in fact, such a court order, the ...Read more

Make your complaints and concerns known the the Directress of Nursing. If you are not satisfied with the response, you can file a formal complaint with the state;however, the best advice would be to ...Read more

  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

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NEW JERSEY NURSING HOME NEGLECT LAWYERS: MAN LEFT IN SUN DIES AT FLORIDA NURSING HOME

A man left in a wheelchair in the sun at aFlorida nursing home passed away after suffering second-degree burns, blistering, and symptoms of dehydration, leading to an investigation of the home. Police ... Read more

Media Workers' Compensation Lawyer Secures Settlement

On February 16, 2016,Media work injury lawyer, Mark R. Schmidt, settled the claim of a 31 year old certified nursing assistant (CNA) from Brookhaven Pennsylvania for an amount equivalent to three year ... Read more

NEW JERSEY NURSING HOME NEGLIGENCE LAWYERS REPORT NEW LEGISLATION COULD IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

A recent report by the AARP Inc. has revealed the state of nursing home care inNew Jersey, showing a need for improvement. According to the report, only Louisiana and the District of Columbia have a h ... Read more

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

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