Category: Nursing Home Abuse
November 28, 2017 /
The Underreporting of Nursing Home Abuse

If you have a loved one in a nursing home, you most likely worry about them frequently. But the one thing you probably don’t want to think about is the possibility of abuse. Abuse of the elderly continues to be a problem despite laws and watchdog organizations. Did you realize that cases of nursing home abuse involving serious bodily injury require the home to report to the police within two hours of the incident? Less-serious incidents must al...

September 12, 2016 /
A “Gotcha” in Nursing Home Contracts?

The use of contracts with binding arbitration clauses has become commonplace for everything from cell phones to matters potentially concerning life and death, such as nursing home contracts. But contracts containing binding arbitration clauses are a minefield for the average person. When you sign a contract containing a binding arbitration clause, you are waiving your right to bring a suit. You must instead accept the decision of the arbitrator ...

April 18, 2016 /
You May Not Want to Read This

Maggots make most people cringe. Those fat little white larvae that eventually become houseflies, seen wiggling around in rotting food or in road kill, can be incredibly creepy. So we can’t fault you if you don’t want to read on, because this article is about maggots found in feeding tubes and wounds at nursing homes and rehabilitation centers. Maggots are part of the cycle of life on our earth. Flies lay their eggs on food sources, the eggs...

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