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Four-Star Nursing Home Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit and Disciplinary Action

After learning that an Alzheimer's patient's death, after a fall in a four-star nursing home was reported days after the fact, the state is seeking disciplinary action against the ...

The Bowlin Law Firm Now Listed in Personal Injury Lawyer Directory

As a Morristown personal injury law firm, The Bowlin Law Firm has taken the next step in bringing their services to the injured and the families of those who have lost their lives due to the ...

Nursing Home Sued for Not Protecting Dementia Patient from Assault & Death

As reported by the Chicago Sun Times, and other media, the widow has filed a lawsuit alleging that a nursing home was negligent in protecting her husband, A.C., 80, from an assault that resulted in ...

Nursing Home Abuse Signs to Watch For

Do you have a loved one in a nursing home? If so, you should be aware that nursing home abuse does exist and what signs to look for. Due to varying definitions of nursing home neglect and abuse, ...

Adult Day Care Shuttle Bus Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

An elderly San Francisco man, also a dementia patient, that succumbed to the elements after being stranded in the wrong location by a transit agency, is at the center of a wrongful death suit filed ...

Nursing Home Subject of Wrongful Death Claim

Nursing home negligence and abuse is not a myth. A family of one man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a nursing home that failed to notify medical staff that he had fallen into a coma. The ...

Signed Forms Not Enforceable in Nursing Home Abuse Case

An appeals court is allowing a man to pursue a lawsuit against a nursing home because the facility cannot rely on papers that he signed, on his mother's behalf, while she was competent, as reported by ...

Nursing Home Abuse Caught on Tape

Another case of nursing home abuse is caught on hidden camera, revealing the torture of an elderly Alzheimer's patient in Cleveland. Police were shown footage of the 78-year-old female victim being ...

Dementia Patient’s Complaints Prove True

Many news outlets in Delaware, along with the Delco Times, are reporting that claims of physical abuse from a nursing home patient that suffers from dementia, have proved accurate with the help of ...

Nursing Home Abuse Case Makes Headlines

Another case of nursing home abuse has made its way into the news this week. According to a report issued by local inspectors, the Lauriston Christian Nursing Home on the Green, St Leonards, was ...

Nanny Cam Video Leads to Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

Though a nursing home in North Bergen has cited a “commitment to safety” to its charges, a family has announced that based on video-surveillance tapes, that they have enough evidence to file a ...

Nursing Home Negligence Reported in Chicago

Another case of nursing home negligence hits the news circuit this week, this time in Chicago. State officials have started to investigate a nursing home on the North Side of the city, Alden Village ...

Woman Awarded $400k for Nursing Home Negligence Case

This week, a woman from Easton who battled for multiple years to hold a nursing home accountable for the death and disfigurement of her stepfather was awarded $400,000 after a jury verdict. ...

Nursing Home Complaint after Inspection

A family has filed a nursing home complaint after a woman suffered from bedsores that resulted in bone being visible. After an inspection was performed at the nursing home, a hospital saw the woman ...

Nursing Home Abuse Patients have an Outlet

In California, it is reported that the public is becoming increasingly more aware of possible nursing home abuse situations. There are more options in which they can make a complaint, including the ...

Nursing Home Closes Down after Abuse

Somerset Place in the Chicago area has closed down due to nursing home abuse. There was a previous investigation that revealed several cases of violence, abuse and mistreatment of residents. At this ...

Elder and Nursing Home Abuse Increases in Utah

In Utah, the cases of elder and nursing home abuse are on the rise as money for the Adult Protective Services has been scarce which leads to a lack of protection for seniors. The APS investigates ...

Nursing Home Abusers gets Jail Time

A former nursing home employee has been sentenced to jail for four months after hitting a patient around the face with an incontinence pad. The patient was in her bed, unclothed when two employees ...

Former Nursing Aide Pleads Guilty of Abuse

A nursing home aide in Kentucky has pled guilty in a case of abuse and neglect of a former resident. The aide pled guilty to wanton abuse and neglect. Under the terms of the plea agreement, the woman ...

Woman Dies in Nursing Home Fall

A woman fell at a nursing home in Florida. She was eventually hospitalized for her injuries, but this was not done in a timely manner. She later died at the nursing home, six days after she was ...

State Investigators Respond Slowly to Nursing Home Abuse

In San Antonio, Texas it seems to be that state investigators are responding slowly to claims of nursing home abuse. There have been more than 2,200 claims of abuse, neglect and bad medical care in ...

Nursing Home Faces Legal Actions

Villa Campana Health Care Center in Arizona is dealing with two legal issues, both of which allege nursing home abuse. One case is from a woman who found her father in soiled diapers and dirty clothes ...

Alleged Nursing Home Abuse to be Kept Secret

State officials in Iowa have been advised to keep secret two judges’ descriptions of alleged nursing home abuse. The judges were ruling on a case where two supervisors at a nursing home were accused ...

Hidden Cameras Important in Nursing Home Abuse Cases

Hidden cameras are beginning to play a major role in the investigation of nursing home abuse cases. When families place hidden cameras in their loved one’s room, nursing home abuse can be caught. The ...

Plea Deal in Nursing Home Abuse Case

A woman at a nursing home in Kentucky was being neglected and abused by three aides who worked there. Two women were caught on take taunting and grabbing the woman around the neck. Another aide was ...
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