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Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse occurs with depressing regularity. Many of these cases get reported to watchdog organizations such as the National Ombudsman Reporting System (NORS), while an unknown number go unreported and unaddressed. Even with sporadic and incomplete data, however, this organization received 14,258 complaints of nursing home abuse in 2014 alone.

If you worry that a senior citizen in your life has suffered, or could suffer, from nursing home abuse, you must acquaint yourself with the types of activities that elder abuse encompasses. Here are some primary categories of nursing home abuse that you may need to watch out for and fight through legal action.Read More

Proving Your Nursing Home Negligence Case

When your senior parents can no longer care for themselves, you trust in nursing homes to give them the attention, support, and assistance they need to thrive. Unfortunately, many nursing homes are overcrowded, underfunded, and understaffed, which can lead to nursing home negligence. Even if no one meant to hurt your loved one, you may be able to sue for damages. Before you do, however, check out these commonly asked questions to better prepare yourself for a potential case.Read More

Your Guide to Nursing Home Abuse

As the population gets older, more Americans reside and receive care in nursing homes. You want the best possible care for your friends and relatives, and it’s disheartening to suspect that they may not receive the loving treatment they deserve.

Here’s what you need to know about nursing home abuse, including the various types of mistreatment, signs of abuse, and what you should do if you suspect abuse.

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Is Posting Photos Nursing Home Abuse?

When you think of nursing home abuse, you most likely think of physical abuse. You may not initially envision the damage that can be caused by nursing home staff posting photos of your loved one on social media. When people take pictures of your loved one that they or you aren’t aware of, the effects feel dehumanizing and degrading. But do you have a personal injury case? A lawsuit is a possibility.Read More

Upstate Nursing Homes

The Independent Mail conducted an eight-month investigation that revealed dramatic variations in the quality of care at Upstate nursing homes.

Check out this story here from Independent Mail.

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