Category: Legal Resources

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Litigating Nursing Home Abuse Cases

In some cases, cases of nursing home abuse can lead to litigation. Litigation is the process of filing a lawsuit. Past instances of nursing home litigation led to high payouts for victims, allowing them to afford medical treatment and start the healing process. Below, learn about nursing home litigation and how to take action. How… Read More

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New York Nursing Homes Failed To Protect Residents From Coronavirus

A recent report from the Attorney General of New York found that nursing homes in the state didn’t do enough to keep residents safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. The report also found that the administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo may have underreported the number of coronavirus deaths in nursing homes. N.Y. Attorney General… Read More

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Mandated Reporting Laws for Elder Abuse

Mandated elder abuse reporting laws require individuals to report cases where an older American may have been abused or neglected. These laws typically affect nursing home staff members, medical professionals, and other caretakers. All states have mandated elder abuse reporting laws. Reporting can help to save lives, especially when a senior is in a dangerous… Read More

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Sacramento Nursing Home Hit With $42.5 Million Verdict in Abuse Lawsuit

Eskaton FountainWood, a Sacramento nursing home, is being held responsible for its direct role in the abuse and subsequent death of resident Barbara Lovenstein. Barbara died due to health complications from being routinely drugged with Ativan by Eskaton FountainWood’s staff. The jury sided with the plaintiff’s family, finding that Eskaton FountainWood must pay $42.5 Million… Read More

What to Know Before Filing Nursing Home Abuse Claims

What to Know Before Filing Nursing Home Abuse Claims

If your loved one is facing nursing home abuse or neglect and you’re ready to take legal action, it’s important to be prepared. Filing nursing home abuse claims correctly and providing accurate information will help investigators determine the best way to protect your loved one and seek justice. People enter nursing homes hoping to receive… Read More

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Nursing Home Sued for Negligence in the Death of 88-Year-Old Woman

In 2015, Kathryn Miller died at the Alden Court Nursing Care and Rehabilitation Center in Fairhaven, MA at the age of 88. Now, her son, Stephen P. Miller, is suing the care facility for negligence resulting in her death. In the lawsuit, Miller alleges the nursing home failed to take the proper steps… Read More

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A New York County Law Requires Strict Reporting From Nursing Homes to Family Members

In response to a shocking incident involving the beating death of an 82-year-old female nursing home resident committed by a fellow resident, an Erie County, NY executive is pushing for a new law. In honor of victim Ruth Murray, “Ruthie’s Law” would require nursing home staff to report directly to… Read More